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Decking Ideas & Inspiration

Explore inspiring decking ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.

11 Ways to Create an Inviting Space on Your Rooftop

Your house or apartment’s rooftop deck offers lovely, even jaw-dropping views, but it’s seriously lacking in the design department. Nevertheless, it holds many possibilities—as a tranquil place to begin or end the day, a spot for socializing, or as a retreat that lets you take in fresh air and sunshine above the fray. See our ideas for decking out your roof deck to make the most of the space.

10 Design Ideas for Small Decks

With a little planning, small decks and patios can provide the same entertaining value as larger outdoor spaces. See our simple ideas to maximize the space of your small deck.

Ingenious Hot Tub Deck Ideas

Give your hot tub the extra special touch it needs with these great deck ideas for your hot tub.

How to Give Your Deck a Spring Cleaning

Wash, sand, and stain your deck to give it a fresh look for the spring.

Best Deck Paint of 2022

If you’re looking for a high-quality and durable outdoor coating to protect your deck or patio, read our review to learn about the best deck paints on Amazon.

Deck Ideas for Your Backyard

Design ideas to consider when remodeling or building your deck.

3 Types of Awnings for Your Deck

Awnings reduce sunlight, protect patio furniture, and make outdoor living more enjoyable. Let’s take a look at the different styles and costs of awnings.

How to Paint a Mandala on a Deck

Mandala designs have increasingly been on the rise in the Western world for a few years now. They’re everywhere: on apparel, linens, in adult coloring books, and are especially popular as tattoo designs

Decking Material Options to Consider

Explore a range of different possibilities before building your deck.

Why Wood Decks Never Go Out of Style

With its unique nature, varying grains, and overall warmth, nothing beats the beauty of a natural wood deck. Beyond the look, there are other benefits too; read on to find out what makes wood an ideal choice for decking.

The TOH Guide to Decks

Kick off the warm season with the ultimate hangout spot

16 Ways to Customize Your Deck

16 upgrades and add-ons to create a more attractive and usable backyard deck

Turn the Backyard Into Your Favorite Summer Destination

17 DIY ways to create a more beautiful and relaxing outdoor space

The High-Tech, Low-Fuss Deck

New synthetic materials and stylish design features transform the old raised rectangle into an easy-to-care-for, good-looking getaway

Get Your Dream Deck

How to get the right backyard retreat for your house

Finding the Right Design for Your Backyard Deck

Working on a deck? Plan ahead to avoid zoning, aesthetic, and budget problems.

High-Tech Decks

Plastic planks that don't crack, rot, or splinter