10 Amazing, Inspirational Decks
A deck is a private place where you can enjoy nature, gather friends and family, or escape with a good book. If you’re going to build a new deck or refurbish an old one, use these deck ideas as inspiration.
Deck Level with the Yard
Open Balcony Deck
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Many decks are open to the outdoors, but in some situations, full or partial walls provide much needed privacy and noise reduction. In this deck design, partial stone walls provide a cozy space for relaxing and entertaining. Learn how to build this deck here.
Deck with Railing
Mixing and matching deck materials is one way to make your deck unique. In this deck, the traditional cedar deck boards mixed with a white painted railing result in a cozy outdoor space. Another unique DIY railing possibilities is this maintenance-free railing.