Types of Balconies Best Rate Repairs | Best Rate

Here at Best Rate San Diego Balcony and Patio Repair, we consider ourselves wood repair experts dedicated to craftsmanship and safety. Our mission is to build home accents that are both beautiful and functional. We are experts in design, maintenance and good preventive care.

Unfortunately, decks and balconies break over time and become increasingly unsafe for a number of reasons, including:

  • Termites
  • Wood rot
  • Age or
  • Bad construction

Types of balconies

Whatever the problem, structural repairs – especially those that are hung and bear weight (often the case with balconies) never be put on the back burner. We repair a wide variety of balcony types, including:

  1. Suspended balconies. Typically, this type of balcony construction is hung from stainless steel cables attached to the edges of the balcony and a large slab is connected to the building at an angle of 45 degrees. These are often seen in cities or areas with a higher density.
  2. Stacked balconies. Stacked balconies are among the most common balcony constructions and are not connected to the building itself. For this reason, they have a minimal load on the building or structure.
  3. Cantilevered or protruding balconies. Cantilevered balconies support the weight of cantilevers, which are defined as a rigid structural element that extends horizontally and is supported at one end only. Protruding balconies extend from the front of the building with no apparent support system.
  4. Balcony decking. Balcony planks refers to the materials that make up the floor of the balcony itself. This can be wood, laminate, metal or other types of materials; each of which has its own preventive maintenance requirements.

Balconies Repair and Design Considerations

It is critical to have an assessment done on your patio or balcony at least once a year. This not only saves you a lot of money, but also prevents safety risks and accidents.

Of course, every balcony construction project is different, which is why our talented construction and design teams work closely with you to ensure that repairs or redesigns fit your vision and work according to your budget and time frame. Whether you are looking for a simple wooden balcony, a screened porch, a low maintenance Alumawood patio cover or want to add a louvered patio cover that allows 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 repair at the best price

Based in San Diego, Best Rate Balcony & Deck Repair specializes in wood damage repairs, structural improvements, new construction, and many types of property maintenance repairs. As wood repair specialists, we can provide an in-depth analysis of your property or current wood condition and provide recommendations and solutions.

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