If you have a big rooftop terrace, you would have many advantages in terms of decoration. Along with balconies and other outdoor spaces, the rooftop terraces will offer you cleaner air and a high city view. What if you are living in an apartment? Of course, you cannot have a big terrace since you have a small area that can be used for a terrace. In this condition, it will be better to follow some basic information about designing your small terraces.
Some critical points you should not ignore
If your apartment does not have a terrace and your apartment is suitable for opening a small roof terrace, you can contact any building and construction company and make the terrace to the most suitable place in your apartment. Since building a terrace is not a DIY project, you should leave this job to the experts so that your terrace will not constitute any damage risk for the structure below. Especially during the winter, the rain will damage the surface. For the purpose of avoiding this situation, you should be sure that your surface is watertight. In addition, in order for the accumulated water to move away from your terrace quickly, there must be a good drainage system. Besides, you can use hinged awnings to cover the top of your roof during the rainy days.
Different accessories, furniture, and plants…
When you finished building a terrace (or you already have one), you should consider the decoration ideas. Of course, as a first, you should start with measuring your space. Additionally, your all materials used for roof terrace should be durable. As a floor decoration, a wooden deck is a good option. Besides, you can use some modern furniture such as Acapulco chairs, knoll armchairs, lounge chairs, versatile square side tables and etc. Apart from that, you can build your own terrace couch or table with pallets. Also, vintage jute pillows are commonly used for roof terraces. Lastly, with the help of different and beautiful plants, you can add some green living areas to your small roof terraces. You can also use some plants (could be bamboo) for a privacy fence for urban environments.
Here, you can find some gorgeous examples of small roof terrace ideas. I hope that these examples will be a good inspiration for you and that you will design the most beautiful and suitable roof terrace for your own home.