Terrace, is an open decking in advancePrepared basis, performs a number of functions, the main of which are providing rest and creating an aesthetic effect. Today we will talk about the construction of terraces on the roofs of buildings. This decision, of course, is both practical and extraordinary at the same time. Any visitor of such a terrace will be able to appreciate the effect of such a structure.
Traditionally, terraces are made of wood, although in principle it is possible to use any materials, including a combination of the same wood with modern technology.
The terrace must have a floor, base andNecessarily a fence - after all it is a question of a roof. The flooring can be made of a terraced board and laid on a bearing overlap, this option is only possible for terraces on the roof. Additional elements, installed simultaneously with the installation of terraces to achieve a holistic and complete effect, are railing, light walls, a capital or removable roof, all kinds of superstructures (swings, barbecues, fireplaces, etc.), pools, beds and kitchen furniture.
Roof terrace and terrain
Of course, the terrace is a way of unitingLiving space with the surrounding landscape, thanks to this construction you can leave the walls, enjoy nature, the surrounding world and not feel discomfort. On the terrace you can create a familiar, home environment that will allow you to use it all the time.
Materials for the roof terraces and care for them
As already noted above, the main materialFor the construction of terraces there is a tree. It, like all other materials used in construction, should be distinguished by increased resistance to atmospheric and biological effects.
Previously, as the main material more oftenUsed teak, today preference is given to other, not less famous, tropical wood species: ipe, iroko, tali, kempas, poduk, etc. They can be used in a temperate climate - they are not afraid of snow and frost. Among the species of temperate wood, larch and oak are often used in the construction of terraces. Spruce and pine need additional care after a short service life.
Important - So that the water on the terrace does not accumulate - then, with proper care, the terrace will please you for many years and will require care no more than once a season.
Roof terrace is a unique wayIncrease the usable area in compliance with the norms of comfort and comfort. As a rule, it is laid in the process of construction, because for terraces you need a flat roof with a special system of a slope for water, which will protect the internal structures of the house.
Correctly organized roof can easily withstand large loads, so without fear the terrace can be supplemented with massive furniture, ornamental plants, a swimming pool, an additional roof.
Design features of roof terraces
Roof Terrace - this is a full-fledged area that can be used for completely different purposes: arrangement of rooms, swimming centers, sports grounds, barbecue areas, etc.
Panels, decking or slabs act asBearing base for such structures, they are covered with a layer of steam and waterproofing, a heater and a reinforced leveling screed. It is not necessary in the process of installing terraces without drainage systems, which can be hidden inside the walls.
An important element The roof terrace is a parapet or railing,Because the degree of safety of people depends on them. Depending on the capabilities of the customer and the professionalism of the designer, you can use all sorts of solutions: luxurious forged elements, wooden floors, fences made of natural stone, etc.
Leaving the house on the terrace requires proper organization - this will make it possible to achieve unity in the interior and to protect the premises inside the house from the effects of atmospheric phenomena.
The roof of such terraces may be absent orIt is a removable canopy that, if you need to cope with the main functions, and the rest of the time it will not hurt to enjoy the abundance of fresh air.
Terraces are also made as completely enclosedVerandas or enclosed premises. In any case, the arrangement of the terrace is not an easy task, it requires certain knowledge and skills, so you need to entrust the process to specialists. Then the security will be ensured, and there will be no problems in the process of exploitation.
Furniture on the roof-terrace
Terrace, as a rule, complements the chicInteriors inside houses, is a manifestation of prosperity and taste. Therefore, the issue of selecting furniture should be treated with care. The most appropriate option for furniture on the roof terrace will be items made of natural materials, wicker chairs and chairs.
Ideal fit in the interior of the terrace pieces of furniture of strict geometric shapes, small sizes.
Upholstered furniture will allow you to enjoy maximum leisure in the fresh air.
If the roof terrace is not used for long, it is appropriate to use light furniture, which can be moved at any time.
To achieve maximum comfort and harmony in the interior of the terrace will help living room plants, trees planted with stylish pots.
Observing all the rules of the construction of terraces, you can get the best option for recreation, where comfort, convenience, style and practicality will remain integral elements.