How To Design A Deck: Personal Preference

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The last component of the questions is regarding personal preferences. Lots of deck options are neither right or wrong, but simply preference. By looking at many pictures of decks and stealing ideas from different projects, you can create your own custom-designed outdoor living area.

Some nice options to consider are:

  • Planters

  • Railings

  • Privacy screens

  • Large steps

  • Shaded areas

  • Built in lighting

  • Angles to match house design

  • Working with existing landscaping

  • Low maintenance products

  • Deck skirting

  • Built in BBQ or bar area

  • Built in spa

  • Fire pit

  • Gazeboes attached for shade or bug-free areas