September 25

Unique Under Deck Ceilings Available as DIY or Professionally Installed


Under Deck Ceilings Expand Living Space

When the weather is pleasant, many homeowners would love to enjoy the outdoors more. Where better to do that then in their own backyard? One way to get more use out of the area beneath the deck is to get an under deck ceiling installed.

RainTight builds outdoor enclosures for homes so that people can increase their outdoor living space. The under deck ceiling is one of those structures. Because all decks are different sizes, RainTight custom-builds their under deck ceiling to specifically fit each and every one. RainTight also offers customers the option of either have the under deck ceiling installed by them professionally, or purchasing a kit to install it themselves. 

How Under Deck Ceilings Work

under deck ceiling

An under deck ceiling can be installed on any above-ground deck. It consists of ceiling panels, support braces, trim, gutters, and downspouts. The seamless system channels the rain or melted snow that falls onto the deck away from the house. The result is that the area underneath stays dry, expanding its use for purposes it couldn’t have before. Some examples:

  • outdoor kitchen
  • workshop
  • storing lawn equipment
  • hot tub
  • dining
  • TV viewing
  • game playing
  • fire pit or fireplace

Advantages of an Under Deck Ceiling

There are other advantages of having an under deck ceiling besides getting more outdoor space. Since the structure forms a seamless seal of the deck’s floor and keeps it dry underneath, it can also:

  • Eliminate the breeding ground for wasps and spiders in underdeck’s rafters
  • Reduce mold growth
  • Make it easier to keep clean
  • Increase home value
  • Make the yard more appealing

High Quality and Low Maintenance

RainTight underdeck systems are made from high-quality aluminum. It is lightweight, yet heavy enough to withstand heavy rain or snow. It is sturdy enough to support ceiling fans and light fixtures. It comes in a choice of several colors, all baked-in to eliminate fading, chipping and peeling. Practically maintenance-free, all they need is an occasional washing with a garden hose and clean cloth. 

Available for Installation or in DIY kits

DIY kits and parts

The same high-performance underdeck systems can be professionally installed by RainTight, or ordered as do-it-yourself kits. Panel kits, parts, and accessories are all available for order on the website. All panels ordered will be trimmed by RainTight to fit the specific measurements of any deck. To make DIY installation as easy as possible, a complete and detailed installation manual is also available for download from the website. That way, anyone thinking they may be interested in installing the system themselves can see what’s involved before undertaking the effort. 

RainTight Offers Other Solutions for Outdoor Enjoyment

   screen room            patio cover

In addition to underdecking systems, RainTight also offers screen rooms and permanent patio covers to increase homeowners’ outdoor living space. They are all custom-made of the same high-quality, minimal-maintenance aluminum materials.

Located in O’Fallon, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, RainTight provides outdoor solutions to Missouri homeowners in St. Charles, St. Peters, Wentzville, Chesterfield, Ballwin, Maryland Heights, Creve Coeur, Kirkwood, Wildwood and the Lake of the Ozarks. They offer free consultations on all projects. 


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