The design of your deck is only limited by your imagination.
The plethora of decking materials, numerous choices of finishing and surface material, and the unlimited potential of deck design can be overwhelming, but let your imagination flow and we’ll make it possible.
We agree that starting from scratch can be extremely intimidating. Most people don’t even know where to start. How much space do I need? Should my deck be more than one level? What material would work best for my deck? As all of these concerns are buzzing around your head, it’s vital to record what you are thinking, so no questions are left unanswered.
Simply looking at different decks is great place to start. Buy a decking magazine, use google, or take note of your neighbors decks, whatever works best for you . This should give you a good idea of what you like, and more importantly what you don’t like. Keep a list of what you want out of your deck that nothing gets overlooked.
To make the process a little easier for you, we’ve gathered some of our favorite deck designs below. From simple one level decks to monster multi-level decks, you are sure to find something to inspire you.
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Multi-level decks are a great way to add architectural appeal and natural divisions to your deck. They also work will with uneven terrain. Keep in mind that your deck should be an accessory to your house, not overshadow it, as these types of decks tend to get pretty large.View more
Walkout decks are the perfect option to pack a big punch in a small space. Make your deck an unusual shape, or add a curved railing for a stand-out effect. Whether they are tucked in a corner or sprawling across a yard, walkout decks are a beautiful, simple way to elevate your outdoor spaces.View more
Pools are all about relaxing and spending time with friends and family. Your pool deck should reflect that. An open but comfortable and approachable pool deck will accomplish the task. Here are some of our favorites.View More
A detached deck can stand alone anywhere in your backyard, but it should be easily accessible by a path or steps. Though detached decks tend to be simple, they shouldn’t be overlooked because their versatility makes them the perfect option for most yards.view more
Wraparound decks allow you to add square-footage to your home without infringing too much on your outdoor spaces. Additionally if you are someone who likes to keep your doors and windows open for a nice breeze, wraparound decks aid in air circulation, making them ideal for breezy locations like the beach and mountains.View more
Big or small. Simple or elaborate.
Your deck should be your own outdoor paradise.
When thinking about designing a deck, remember to keep purpose and terrain in mind. Outside of those two things, the possibilities are literally infinite. Scroll through a couple of the decks in our inspiration gallery and you will see what we mean.