Pergolas, St. Louis Mo, St. Charles Mo by Archadeck

Pergola creates an ‘Outdoor Room’ covering a Patio, St. Charles County by Archadeck

“Remodeling sentiment rose to the highest level in five years during the fourth quarter of 2011,” according to a recent 2012 report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Bob Peterson, NAHB Remodelers Chairman, was quoted as saying, “As more consumers remain in their homes rather than move in this economy, remodelers benefited from a gradual increase in home improvement activity, taking us to a five-year high… 2011 ended on a strong note for the remodeling industry.”

This indicator holds true for the Greater St. Louis area as well.

Reputable contractors, such as Archadeck, have experienced growing interest among homeowners for outdoor home expansion – from simple to elaborate and traditional to contemporary structures. Topping the list are …

Screened Rooms, Patio Enclosures, St. Louis Mo by Archadeck

Screened Room with Under Deck Ceiling for Patio Enclosure in St. Louis, by Archadeck

Popular Structures:

-decks with shade pergolas or roof covers

-under-the-deck outdoor rooms that are open or screened

-patio enclosures or screened rooms

-porches and gazebos

-backyard and poolside pavilions

Outdoor accessories and fixtures such as lighting, ceiling fans, planters, benches and outdoor furniture add the ‘finishing touch’ for a beautiful and ‘homey’ atmosphere… all outside.

And beyond aesthetics, decks and other outdoor structures — including outdoor rooms — are an economical way to increase your home’s usable square footage, adding value to your property and expanding your home for outdoor living.

St. Louis Decks and Gazebos, Outdoor Rooms by Archadeck

Screened Gazebo creates an Outdoor Room for a Deck in St. Louis by Archadeck

Visit our website, if you live anywhere in the Greater St. Louis area including St. Louis County, Mid County, South County, West County, St. Charles and St. Charles County in Missouri — and even in parts of Illinois too.

Or call us, 636.227.0800 to schedule a free, onsite quote for a project that you’ve been thinking about.

Outside of the St. Louis area, visit for other locations.

Sources:  NAHB, Archadeck

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