Types of Balconies Best Rate Repairs
Here at Best Rate San Diego Balcony & Deck Repair, we consider ourselves wood repair experts who are dedicated to craftsmanship and safety. Our mission is to build home accents which are as beautiful as they are functional. We are experts in design, maintenance as well as proper preventative care.
Unfortunately, decks and balconies break down over time and become increasingly unsafe for a number of reasons, including:
- Wood rot
- Age or
- Poor construction
Types of Balconies
Whatever the issue, structural repairs — especially those which are suspended and weight bearing (often the case with balconies) should never be put on the backburner. We repair a wide range of balcony types including:
- Hung balconies. Typically, this type of balcony structure is suspended from stainless steel cables fixed to the edges of the balcony and a large plate is connected to the building at 45 degrees. These are often seen in cities or higher density areas.
- Stacked balconies. Stacked balconies are among the most common balcony structures and are not connected to the building itself. For this reason they have a minimal load on the building or structure.
- Cantilever or projecting balconies. The weight of cantilever balconies are supported by cantilevering, which is defined as a rigid structural element that extends horizontally and is supported at only one end. Projecting balconies extend out from the face of the building without any obvious support system.
- Balcony decking. Balcony decking refers to the materials which make up the flooring of the balcony itself. This may be wood, laminate, metal or other types of materials; all of which have their own preventative maintenance requirements.
Balcony Repair & Design Considerations
It’s critical to have an assessment performed on your deck or balcony at least once a year. This will not only save you a great deal of money, but will prevent safety hazards and accidents.
Of course, each balcony construction project is different, which is why our talented build and design teams work closely with you to ensure repairs or redesigns match your vision and work according to your budget and time frame. Whether you are looking for basic wood balcony, a screened porch, or would like to add in a low maintenance Alumawood patio cover or a louvered patio cover allowing you to open and close the roof of the patio or balcony, Best Rate offers a wide range of materials, design options and expertise to bring your vision to life.
About Best Rate Repair
Located in San Diego, Best Rate Balcony & Deck Repair specializes in wood damage repairs, structural improvements, new builds and many types of property maintenance repairs. As wood repair specialists we can provide an in-depth analysis of your property or current woord condition and offer recommendations and solutions.