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Screened Rooms by Archadeck, St. Louis Mo

Screened Room Addition in St. Louis Mo, by Archadeck

By adding a screen room or open pavilion, you can economically increase your home’s usable square footage for small family get-togethers, sizeable shindigs or as a secluded spot to kick-back.

And if there’s a little rain… just relax.

Screened rooms or porches, gazebos and pavilions — perfectly proportioned to the size of your home and yard — become versatile outdoor living spaces enjoyed by all.

Everyone loves open outdoor spaces, such as a deck, in order to savor the sunshine or take-in the night-sky.

However, if you’d also like to reap the benefits of an outdoor space without worries about the weather, a pavilion or screen room might be the perfect solution. Read the rest of this entry »

Raised Deck with Screened Porch by Archadeck

Raised Deck with Screened Porch by Archadeck

Ahhh…. a screened porch.  The perfect spot for napping, lounging, reading, dining, entertaining… being.

A screened in porch equals relaxation… a sheltered outdoor living space perfect for enjoying your backyard with shade, protection from wind, bugs, sun and rain.

Add electrical outlets and lighting and your screened porch truly becomes and outdoor ‘room’, day or night.

In today’s St. Louis market, screened porches, screen rooms, and screened enclosures — alone or in combination with a deck —  add dollar value and attractive curb-appeal as a home addition.  And over the years, contemporary screen porch plans have evolved with state-of-the-art designs, building products and accessories. Read the rest of this entry »

Cedar Screened Porch in St. Louis by Archadeck, Chesterfield area

Cedar Screened Porch in St. Louis, Chesterfield area – by Archadeck

A screened porch stirs images of cozy solitude – a place to read, lounge or nap.

Or a screened-in porch can be ‘the hub of the house’ and a place to eat meals, play family board games, entertain or even have a child’s slumber party – a makeshift camp-out.

Screen porches and screened rooms are definitely ‘the happy place’.

They are an outdoor nook with shelter from rain, heat and bugs.

And St. Louis homeowners, overwhelmingly, love screened outdoor spaces!

From a purely practical view and financial perspective, porches add monetary value and curb appeal as a home addition.  When adjoined by a deck or shade pergola, they becomes a complementary extension of other outside areas too.

Cedar Screened Porches by Archadeck, St. Louis - West County

Interior View of Cedar Screened Porch by Archadeck, St. Louis – West County

Important determinations for a screened porch or screen room design and construction include:

What is a comfortable size and square footage to accommodate your lifestyle — number of people and amount of furniture?

What color, style and building material best complement and blend with your home and backyard?

What ceiling finish and roof style is best for your home’s architecture and your personal taste?

What door and stair placement will best maximize traffic flow from home to porch to deck or backyard? Read the rest of this entry »

Vinyl Deck with Curved Rails by Archadeck, St. Louis and St. Charles Mo

Vinyl Deck with Curved Rails by Archadeck, St. Louis and St. Charles Mo

For decades, Archadeck has been a leading deck designer and deck builder serving Greater St. Louis including St. Louis County, West County, St. Charles, St. Charles County and parts of Illinois.

Over the years, we’ve built all types of outdoor structures including decks, porches, pergolas, screen rooms, under deck enclosures, pool and spa decking… and more.

From small to tall, conventional to uncommon, classic to contemporary, basic to intricate — and everything in between — we can help.

But in the meantime, here are some tips to get you thinking about design, materials, and accessories for your own project. Read the rest of this entry »

Besides a gazebo, pavilion or pergola, another fabulous way to add shade for your home, backyard, patio or deck is with a porch addition by Archadeck.  And as June heats up here in St. Louis, a custom designed and built porch — front porch, back porch, open porch or screened porch — can be a beautiful home addition and comfortable outdoor retreat.

View our slideshow below to see plenty of deck and porch combinations as a way to add shade… Read the rest of this entry »

Use the valuable outdoor living space below your deck with an efficient, simple concept… underdecking.

Take a moment to look at the possibilities — down under the deck. Read the rest of this entry »


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