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Torgerwood custom deck Stonehaven Builders Bainbridge Island

The fine details of a 50 year deck.

Living in the Pacific Northwest provides ample opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. With the breathtaking scenery and moderate climate, it is no surprise that residents of the Pacific Northwest prioritize outdoor living. One way to enhance your outdoor living experience is by building a deck.

A deck serves as an extension of your home, providing a space to entertain guests, relax, and enjoy the beautiful views of the Pacific Northwest. Here are some of the reasons why building a deck is a valuable addition to your outdoor living space.

Increase Your Home’s Value

A well-designed deck adds value to your home. According to a recent study, a deck can increase the value of your home by up to 75% of its construction cost. A deck can also make your home more attractive to potential buyers, making it easier to sell your home in the future.

Extend Your Living Space

A deck can extend your living space by providing an outdoor area for relaxation, dining, and entertaining. With a deck, you can enjoy your morning coffee while taking in the stunning views of the Pacific Northwest or host a barbeque for friends and family. A deck also provides a perfect space for children to play while adults can relax nearby.

Customize Your Outdoor Space

Building a deck allows you to customize your outdoor living space to meet your unique needs. You can choose the size, shape, and materials that best suit your style and preferences. Whether you prefer a classic wooden deck or a modern composite deck, you can create a space that reflects your personality and style.

Enjoy the Outdoors Year-Round

The Pacific Northwest is known for its mild climate, but it can get chilly at times. A deck allows you to enjoy the outdoors year-round. You can install a fire pit or a heater to keep warm during cooler months, or install a pergola or canopy to provide shade during the warmer months.

Enhance Your Health and Well-Being

Spending time outdoors has been shown to enhance health and well-being. Fresh air, sunshine, and nature have a positive impact on our physical and mental health. A deck provides a perfect space to unwind, relax, and connect with nature, promoting a healthy lifestyle.

In conclusion, building a deck is a valuable addition to your outdoor living space in the Pacific Northwest. It enhances your home’s value, extends your living space, allows you to customize your outdoor space, and enables you to enjoy the outdoors year-round. Additionally, spending time on your deck can enhance your health and well-being. With so many benefits, it is clear that building a deck is a wise investment for homeowners in the Pacific Northwest.


This particular deck is a beautiful example of Stonehaven Homes meeting and exceeding the client’s expectations and vision.  Here are the fine details around this one-of-a-kind 50-year deck.

A beautiful Nantucket-style water front home. These steps invite a walk down to the Manzanita Bay waterfront.

Exotic hardwood exterior staircase. Framing in Pressure treated lumber above sturdy concrete footings, with tigerwood decking on treads, risers, fascia, and deck walls below. This   
has a 50-year lifespan with minimal maintenance required. The existing railing system was maintained and incorporated into the new stairs.