Elevated decks are popular features on Colorado homes. They give you a gathering place for your family and friends that often provides a beautiful view of the Rocky Mountains. While these decks can be an awesome outdoor living space, they aren’t without their problems. The biggest issue is what they do to the space underneath the deck. Often, this space is damp and unusable for anything more than a haven for spiders and other pests. It’s not appealing, and it can waste valuable outdoor living space. Fortunately, our deck drain system can help!

Our Arvada team has installed our awesome elevated deck drainage systems on homes all over Colorado. You can see some of the before and after photos on our website. Now, instead of damp and unusable, the space under your elevated deck is a second outdoor space that can be used for a variety of things. So how will you use that space when our team is done with the deck drain system installation on your Arvada home? Here are some of our favorite ideas!

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How to Put the Space Under Your Elevated Deck to Good Use

Build a fort for your kids.

Hang some outdoor curtains along the edge and you have an instant fort. Kids will love having this hideaway from the adults! It gives them a perfect outdoor space for them to stretch their imaginations. You might not have to beg them to play outside anymore!

Hang a porch swing.

Remember swinging on your grandmother’s porch swing? Now you can bring that peaceful memory to life in your own home. Hang a porch swing under your elevated deck and enjoy cool evenings swinging together with your own children and grandchildren.

Store outdoor toys in the shade.

Someone outdoor toys get scattered all over the lawn no matter how many times you try to keep them clumped together in the garage. Give them a storage space of their own under your elevated deck! You can install outdoor storage furniture, too, if you want to keep it even more organized.

Park your recreational vehicles there.

If you love your ATV or Skidoo but hate having to store it in the garage, how about making it a spot under your deck? Now that our deck drain system has taken care of the excess moisture, it’s a safe place to cover and store your recreational vehicle and free up space in the garage.

Create a gardener’s oasis.

Imagine a place where you can peacefully pot your plants and coax those stubborn seedlings into full bloom! Add a potting table and storage for your gardening supplies to the space under your elevated deck. You’ll have easy access to your yard and a space that any gardener would love to have.

Make it a romantic getaway.

Add a little romance back into your life by created a romantic getaway all your own! Add comfy seating, romantic curtains, twinkly outdoor lighting and maybe even a firepit to really set the mood. It’s a great way to get away without ever leaving the house.

Build a home-away-from-home for your dog.

Your pooch deserves a retreat, too! Make this space a doggy oasis by installing a warm dog house, some agility equipment, and stocking it with plenty of toys and a warm blanket. It’s a great way to keep your dog busy, happy, and safe when they need to spend some time outside.

Ready to Enjoy a New Space in Your Backyard?

If you thought the space under your elevated deck was destined to be an unused, dark, and damp hole in your yard, it’s time to call the deck drain experts in Arvada! We’ll transform that area into something you can’t wait to share with your family and friends. Just give us a call or contact us through our website and we’ll give you a free consultation. During the consultation, you’ll learn more about what we can do to create a better deck drain system for your home and give you back that land under your elevated deck for better use. You’ll be amazed at how our team can transform your outdoor living spaces! Get in touch with us today to get started.