Why You Should Install An Underdeck System

Perhaps you’ve heard of an underdeck system, but you’re not sure why you’d need one. Or maybe you know what it is, but aren’t sure if it’s appropriate for you. This guide will answer any doubts you may have.

What Is An Underdeck System?

An underdeck system is installed beneath the deck boards of a second-story deck. The space beneath is dry and functional thanks to the use of a network of troughs and downspouts, which divert water away from the deck and into a gutter system.

Why Would I Want One?

A drainage system under a second-story deck allows you to double the amount of outdoor living space on your property. You can add a ceiling and utilities for lights, fans, TVs, outdoor kitchens, storage area, and more once the drainage system is in place.

What About Maintenance?

It is simple to keep your underdeck system in good working order. Clean the gutters on a regular basis if there are a lot of trees over the deck in your home. A hose and a broom are all that is needed to clean the gutter. To prevent build-up in the deck gutter system, consider including an access panel.

If you’re making a two-story deck, make sure it has an underdeck drainage system. You’ll be over the moon with all of the many ways you’ll have to enjoy your new, dry outdoor area.

Ready to turn your lower patio into a spectacular entertaining outdoor space or storage area? Rainaway has been assisting homeowners with underdecking installation for years. Contact us today to learn more about our underdeck system. We specialize in a dry below deck system, dry underdeck systems, underdeck drainage systems and basement waterproofing.

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  • Customer Testimonials
    Almost one (very rainy) year ago, we used RainAway Deck Drain Systems to install our underdeck system at our home. It is fabulous. It is life changing. We now enjoy grilling, entertaining, reading, writing, relaxing on our patio under the deck. Rain or shine, we can still be outside and comfortable! After researching and talking to other similar companies, we chose RainAway. The quality, care and attention to every detail by the employees was amazing. And they take great pride in their work and want to make sure the customer is happy with the product. And the quality of the ...
    Couldn't be happier! Jeff was very helpful in answering a lot of the questions we had and was always quick to respond. He was able to get us scheduled and the team came out and did a tremendous job installing it within day. No leaks, it looks great, and now we have an extra living space outdoors to stay cool and dry! Thanks Jeff!
    Jeff Butler and his team did a GREAT JOB on our project!!! His crew was courteous and professional and finished the work on schedule and on budget. The finished product is better than we had imagined and we will enjoy it for many years to come.