For people who love outdoors, a terrace is a great way to enjoy your garden. For those with two-story houses, a ground level deck is an option. You can build bridge on your first level patio, creating a covered patio in process, or you can build your deck out of a game room or even master bedroom upstairs. A platform adds charm and value to your home.
For your upstairs terrace, one idea is to screen while rendering more than a sun room. Dark screening can reduce amount of light if your ground level deck area is in a place that is too sunny deck overlooking a cooler in regions where summers are hotter. Projection also keeps bugs. For a particularly unusual idea, turn off your screen deck in an aviary
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However, you build your deck, as it is above, you will at least need railings around it. For added security, you are likely to want stairs to ground level deck in case of emergencies. However, if you want your platform to be more private, waive railings and build a fence around platform instead. simple Apache fence, wood will allow privacy. Another way to make your more private deck is to add planters. Think rooftop gardens and do something similar.