Decks / Patios
Maintenance and Repair of Decks and/or Patios
Under Sarah's Glen Bylaws, each homeowner at his/her sole cost and expense, is responsible for the regular, ongoing maintenance and repair of their deck(s) and/or patio (including surface, structure, foundation and supports).
Regular and ongoing maintenance of a deck should include the proper cleaning, brightening, restoration, staining/sealing of the wood deck and its supporting structure. By covenant, architectural and aesthetic consistency is required throughout the Sarah's Glen town home community.
Therefore, all wood decks and their supporting structure should be stained / sealed only with
Solid Stains, Paints or other Tint colors (such as redwood, brown, etc) are not permitted.
Depending on usage, quality of care, weather and other environmental conditions, this type maintenance may be needed as often as every two years.
What items are permitted on decks/patios?
Lawn/porch furniture, barbecue grills, decorative plants and toys shall be the only items kept on balconies or patios. Structures such as storage sheds, dog/animal shelters and cages, etc are prohibited. Hanging clothing, towels, bedding or other articles over balcony railings is prohibited. See R&R's for further information.