Decking Ideas & Inspiration
Explore inspiring decking ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.
Deck space is always at a premium, and who doesn’t want to bring in more style to their outdoor area? A wrap-around deck will extend your lounge space and improve the look of the home and its landscape. But before setting out to build a new deck or add onto the old one, here are a few key considerations for building a wrap around deck.
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.
These nine stunning ideas for floating decks will give you the urge to build one yourself in your backyard.
Give your hot tub the extra special touch it needs with these great deck ideas.
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.
In this review and buying guide, our team recommends the best deck paints to fit a range of outdoor spaces, preferences, and climates.
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
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.
Explore a range of different possibilities before building your deck.
Wash, sand, and stain your deck to give it a fresh look for the spring.
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.
16 upgrades and add-ons to create a more attractive and usable backyard deck
Your guide to beautifying decks, railing, furniture, and other exterior home details
Think outside the standard wood platform with smart design ideas for a range of settings and budgets
Here are a handful of ways to create a more beautiful and relaxing outdoor space.
Set out a daybed, weather-resistant cushions, or one of our other finds, and in a short time you'll have the ultimate staycation escape.
Looking for something to preoccupy your time this summer? Take a look at this roundup of our summer projects.
New synthetic materials and stylish design features transform the old raised rectangle into an easy-to-care-for, good-looking getaway
Keep fire from gaining a foothold on your deck or inside your home's walls with these flame-resistant framing materials
Working on a deck? Plan ahead to avoid zoning, aesthetic, and budget problems.