Wooden Decks and Pergolas

Wooden Decks and Pergolas

The right outdoor design features can transform your yard into a place for family and friends to come together. That is a great way to extend the home during the warm months. Green Thumb Landscaping and Design can bring these dreams to life. We offer deck, pergola, installation, and other services that can make your porch or yard the perfect place to entertain all year long.

Deck Installation and Process in Houston

Finding the right deck for your home can be difficult, but we’re not going to give you one cookie-cutter deck. Instead, our design experts will come to your home first to see your needs and desires when you work with us. Then, we will discuss what type of materials would best suit your home and budget.

Pergola Installation and Process in Houston

A pergola can be a perfect addition to your deck or patio. The shade you get from a pergola can protect you from the summer heat and allow you to spend more time outside than ever before. Unfortunately, buying a pre-built pergola is not always possible because they are not always perfect for your space. Your pergola will also not last as long.

Benefits of Wooden Decks

It gives a natural look. Wood is a fantastic choice when building your deck. It has a naturally beautiful look that doesn’t need much decoration, unlike fake paints or artwork. The natural beauty of wood gives you less to worry about for your yard versus if it were painted, so you can spend hours accentuating the natural beauty of your garden while the wood does the job for you.

Strength and durability. Wood decking is an excellent investment for your home because of the power and durability it provides. It’s best to invest in teak wood, which will most likely last a lifetime. Using strong wood will keep your deck from buckling even if it receives many pounds of pressure.

Easy to maintain. Don’t worry about maintenance with your deck. When you paint and clean it twice a year, you can be sure that it will stay looking fresh. General wood or timber decking will not require a lot of time cleaning throughout its lifetime. The only thing you have to do is polish the frame once or twice a year to keep the wood looking fresh and vibrant.

You should also build a shade over the deck to protect it from any kind of moisture due to rain. That will also protect the wood from direct sunlight.

A variety of wood panels. Wooden decks can be made from so many different types of wood. Teak, Pine, and Kwila are just a few examples. With so many options to choose from, you will be able to find something that suits your needs, whether you want a shiny finish or a more natural one. There are so many possibilities for you that will make designing your deck easy.

Affordability. As a homeowner, you may be considering the installation of hardwood decking. That is an excellent option because it will be affordable and within your budget. However, the price will vary depending on which type of wood you buy. Be aware that different types have different costs, but this is still a good deal for a home makeover.

Benefits of Having a Pergola

Provides entertainment space. A pergola is a nifty way to create a space in your yard. Imagine having a picnic underneath on a summer evening or using it as the perfect place to sip your morning coffee. A pergola can be your little slice of paradise with outdoor lounge furniture, or you can enjoy it at night as a dining area!

Adds value to your home. Pergolas are a hardscape addition that can increase the value of your home and add interest and character. As an affordable addition, pergolas can increase the value of your home if you ever decide to sell it.

Gives yard plants additional space. A pergola, or arbor, is a beautiful addition to your backyard or garden. It will provide you with a great place to hang plants, flowers, and even lights! You can also add climbing plants like honeysuckle, ivy, wisteria, and grapevines to create a natural ceiling.

Privacy and shade. Draping a pergola with all-weather fabric can create a private, shaded space. Hire a professional to help you determine the best size and orientation for your pergola. In addition, they will help you understand how much shade or sun it provides. 

Flexibility in design and materials. Pergolas can be built with various materials such as cedar, teak, aluminum, or even vinyl. Whether it’s an independent structure or an extension off of your house that provides coverage over a patio space, you can build a pergola that fits your taste, budget, and style of your home.

Enhances your landscape’s beauty.  Pergolas are simple structures, but they can have a substantial impact on the ambiance of your garden. That is because they offer space for multiple functions like furniture, plants, drapes, and lighting. That means you can create an outdoor space that matches your style with elements that work well for you.

Contact Us Today

Do you want wooden decks and Pergolas installed in your home? Give us a call at (713) 331-5498 or use our online contact form to request a design consultation.