If you want to maximize your outdoor living space, consider finishing the area beneath your second-story deck. Trex RainEscape gives you the option to fully finish your under-deck space with a deck drainage system that can accommodate any under-deck ceiling of your choice.
Here are five benefits of finishing the space beneath your space with an under-deck ceiling.
- Add utilities – Do you love to cook? With an under-deck ceiling, you can add utilities like gas, electricity, and water to create the outdoor cooking space of your dreams! Add a built-in barbeque, pizza oven, or wet bar. If you can dream it, you can probably house under your deck when you finish it off with an under-deck ceiling.
- Lighting options – With electricity comes the benefit of hard-wired lighting options. With an under-deck ceiling, you can have recessed lighting built into the soffit for a finished look without a lot of maintenance. You can also have deck floor lighting, overhead lights in fans, or hang LED string lights for ambiance.
- Climate control – Want to enjoy the fresh air without freezing in the winter or sweltering in the summer? With an under-deck ceiling, you can stay warm with heating elements like infrared heaters or cool off with ceiling fans. The combination of the deck drainage system and the under-deck ceiling will provide shelter from the rain and snow so you can enjoy the outdoors comfortably in all weather.
- A finished, homey look – If you like a polished look that’s going to wow your guests, adding an under-deck ceiling will provide it. Having that finishing element under your deck allows you to add so many features to your outdoor living space, so you and your guests feel just as home outside as you do inside.
- Entertainment options – With a dry, protected area under your deck, you can be outside and not worry about the elements. You can install stereos, televisions, DVD or Blu-ray players, video game systems, and just about any other electronic entertainment option.
Not all under-deck drainage systems are created equal. Many of Trex RainEscape’s competitors’ systems are not compatible with under-deck ceilings. Do your homework and make sure you’re getting the best option for your deck before investing in a system.