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Deck with Open Gazebo for Shade byArchadeck

Deck with Open Gazebo for Shade by Archadeck

Beyond a pergola, another great way to add shade for your deck, patio or yard is with a gazebo or pavilion addition.  And a custom designed and built gazebo by Archadeck can be a perfect respite from the St. Louis sun.

An open gazebo provides style and comfort for outdoor living; however, a screened gazebo provides additional protection from the elements, serving as an outdoor room for your deck and backyard.

View our slideshow “A Gazebo for a Deck is a Way to Add Shade” to see plenty of deck and gazebo combinations. Read the rest of this entry »

Take a look at the slideshow below to see the many possibilities for adding a gazebo to a deck as a way to add shade.

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Archadeck began in 1980 and was quickly recognized as America’s favorite designer and builder of decks and other outdoor spaces.

In Greater St. Louis, including St. Charles and St. Charles County, Archadeck specializes in outdoor living structures:  wood, hardwood, composite and vinyl decks; pergolas and trellises; open, screened and front porches; gazebos; under deck ceilings and under deck screen rooms; patio shade covers and enclosures; deck lighting; pool, spa and hot tub shade or decking… and more.

For more information, click here for our website – -or call 636-227-0800 to schedule a no-cost, onsite estimate.

Deck, Pergola, Screened Porch by Archadeck

Deck, Pergola, Screened and Open Porch by Archadeck

The term ‘trifecta’ in horse racing lingo, is a bet or wager in which horses are predicted to win first, second and third place in that precise order.

However, ‘trifecta’ is also a term used to describe a situation where three elements join together, simultaneously.

And when it comes to outdoor spaces, Archadeck is synonymous with a trifecta.  Let me explain…

Years ago, a basic square or rectangular wood deck was the norm.

Today’s decks, however, are anything but basic. Read the rest of this entry »

No matter what your lifestyle, adding a gazebo creates a truly unique deck design with practical and attractive space for outdoor living.

Take a moment.  Take the tour. Read the rest of this entry »

Decks with Gazebos, Archadeck

Backyard Deck with Open Gazebo by Archadeck

Outdoor gazebos have been used as decorative structures for thousands of years, dating back to Egyptian gardens.

Gazebos were commonly built in the shape of a hexagon or octagon and placed in a remote corner of an elaborate garden.

Gazebos became notably popular in the U.S. during the second half of the 1800s.  Gazebos were often built for Victorian style homes with sprawling yards and ornate gardens.

The image of a gazebo became associated with elegance, romance, comfort. Read the rest of this entry »

Custom Decks and Porches by Archadeck

Outdoor Living Spaces by Archadeck

So you’re ready to add a new (or remodel an old) deck, porch or other outdoor space for your home in St. Louis or St. Charles but you’re probably wondering…

‘Where on earth do I begin?’

Well, it’s easy to start with a little internet research to learn about ‘outdoor living’ trends for St. Louis homeowners like yourself.

Blogs, such as this, can be a great starting point and provide a wealth of initial information.

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St. Louis Mo: Outdoor living design trends by Archadeck

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Building a Deck:  Where to start?

Next, look at pictures of completed projects to identify exactly which designs and materials are personally appealing to you.

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