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A successful deck makes the outdoors more enjoyable and functionally expands living space. Design Ideas for Decks provides the design inspiration homeowners need to create the deck of their dreams. Through portfolios of lavish photographs, readers experience the latest trends in deck layouts, decking patterns, built-in seating and storage, railings, and finishes. An easy-to-follow design guide assists readers in creating the deck that best suits the needs of their family and home. This book proves that decks need not be simple, square slabs, but can be distinctive, graceful structures that enhance the appeal - and value - of any home.

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This portfolio of inspirational ideas helps homeowners choose their dream deck. More than 250 color photographs show the latest trends in deck designs.

Synopsis:

Design Ideas for Decks

The right deck turns any yard into a luxurious and useful outdoor living area. And Design Ideas for Decks can help you get started on planning your brand-new deck. Close to 200 photographs display the latest in deck design trends and techniques from the country’s most successful deck designers and builders. A practical design guide and “insider” Smart Tips help you to think like a designer. The result will be a deck that you and your family will enjoy for many years to come.


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This portfolio covers the latest deck designs--from simple one-story decks to multi-level and raised structures. Ideas for railings, built-in benches, arbors, and trellises are also included. 250+ color photos.

Table of Contents

Design Ideas for Decks

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Design guide 8
• Beginning Your Design 10
• Uses for Your New Deck 12
• Making a Visual Statement 30
• Theme and Variation 42
• Solving Problems Gracefully 44
• Choosing Deck Materials 46

Special Features 48
• Create Visual Interest Overhead 50
• Creating Private Retreats 56
• Planters and Benches 60
• Original Railings 66
• Lighting 70

Ground-Level Decks 72
• Decks That Ease Their Way into the Yard 74
• Decks Paired with Patios 84

Raised Decks 88
• Soaring above It All 92

Multilevel Decks 102
• Create a Variety of Vantage Points 104

Multifunction Decks 112
• Create Areas for Entertaining 114
• Plan Space for a Soothing Soak 116
• Some Other Popular Uses 119

Resource Guide 122

Index 125

Glossary 126

Credits 127


Product Details

ISBN:
9781580111478
Editor:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Editor:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Editor:
Creative Homeowner Press
Editor:
Creative Homeowner
Editor:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Author:
Creative Homeowner Press
Author:
Creative Homeowner
Author:
Editors of Creative Homeowner
Publisher:
Creative Homeowner
Location:
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas
Subject:
Outdoor & Recreational Areas - Patios & Decks
Subject:
Decks
Subject:
Decks (architecture, domestic)
Subject:
Design and construction
Series:
Design Ideas
Series Volume:
108-113
Publication Date:
20031028
Binding:
TP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10.86x8.54x.40 in. 1.35 lbs.

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Product details 128 pages Creative Homeowner Press - English 9781580111478 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This portfolio of inspirational ideas helps homeowners choose their dream deck. More than 250 color photographs show the latest trends in deck designs.
"Synopsis" by , Design Ideas for Decks

The right deck turns any yard into a luxurious and useful outdoor living area. And Design Ideas for Decks can help you get started on planning your brand-new deck. Close to 200 photographs display the latest in deck design trends and techniques from the country’s most successful deck designers and builders. A practical design guide and “insider” Smart Tips help you to think like a designer. The result will be a deck that you and your family will enjoy for many years to come.


"Synopsis" by , This portfolio covers the latest deck designs--from simple one-story decks to multi-level and raised structures. Ideas for railings, built-in benches, arbors, and trellises are also included. 250+ color photos.
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