In his 1842 poem Locksly Hall, 1842 Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote “In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.” Well, in 2021 our springtime thoughts turn to the outdoors. We have been cooped up, isolated and, well, often depressed. For many homeowners, thoughts of spring translate into decks - the places we go to be directly outside the four walls of our homes.
The vast majority of new homes built in Connecticut use stock plans designed for any site. Since every site we build on is unique, its fit with the home set upon it has typically relied upon decks to connect us to the landscape.