Photo: Grey Crawford

Don't Block the View

Springtime is deck time, as everyone starts thinking about spending more time outdoors. Chances are, your phone is ringing with calls from customers that want a new deck. On the following pages, you'll find photos of design details and custom features that will turn the decks you build into something extraordinary.

Shown: The designer of this deck did something very clever. The lower-level built-in curved bench serves two purposes. Of course, it gives additional seating, but because the lower level is a few steps down from the upper level its railing doesn't block the beautiful view for the people sitting in the upper-level chairs.

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