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Outdoor decks can benefit nearly every home. Whether used as a retreat or for entertaining, decks and patios are multifunctional outdoor living spaces. If you're a do-it-yourselfer with some carpentry skills, you will find all you need to plan, install, and finish a new deck addition in your landscape. Look to our pictures of decks for design ideas to help you get a plan in place. You'll find ideas in nearly every size and shape, as well as clever solutions to problems such as slope, multiple levels, and privacy needs. Backyard decks and docks are a great way to entertain. If you're looking for ways to take your deck up or down, try a multilevel deck design. Safety and beauty are two top-of-mind deck concerns; to give your deck an easy makeover, try a new railing that also maintains the most secure space possible.

12 Creative Deck Railing Ideas

Banish the boredom from your outdoor living spaces with a dozen creative deck...

20 Ways to Upgrade Your Deck

Is your deck looking drained and dull? Give it a refreshing boost with these...

Deck Decor Ideas

These deck decorating ideas show you how easy it is to transform your deck int...

Built-In Seating Solutions for Your Deck or Patio

If you're tired of replacing expensive patio furniture year after year,...

10 Easy-to-Install Decking Tiles

Updating your deck or patio is a snap with these easy-to-install decking tiles.

Privacy Solutions for Your Deck

Find deck design ideas for adding privacy--fences, walls, or trees and shrubs.

Budgeting for a New Deck

Decks are popular -- and relatively inexpensive. They also make homes more...

Small-Deck Design Ideas

Don't let a pint-size yard stifle your outdoor living dreams: Use these...

3 Tips for a Better Deck

Turn your deck into the ultimate outdoor gathering space with these building,...

How to Choose Deck Materials

Whether youre planning a new deck or a deck makeover, here's what you need to...

Deck Decorating & Styling Tricks

Make your deck as comfortable and stylish as an indoor living room. These...

Deck Railing Designs

Railings offer a wide range of decorative options for decks.

5 Popular Deck Designs Explained

To make sure your new deck looks great and fits your lifestyle, you need to...

Dream Decks

Transform your deck into a relaxing and restful retreat. Gather the ideas and...

Before and After Deck Makeovers

Add new life to a ho-hum deck with these fun makeover ideas.

13 Tips to Make Your Deck More Private

Turn your deck into a private, relaxing retreat with these simple tips.

Build Wooden Exterior Steps

Better Homes and Gardens contributing editor Danny Lipford shares his...

14 Ways to Improve Your Deck

Enjoy the outdoors on a well-appointed deck. These 14 ideas will add style,...

12 Ways to Outfit a Small Deck

Bring big style to a small deck or patio with these simple, space-savvy...

Deck Designs: Ideas for Raised Decks

Browse this collection of raised decks to determine a design that makes the...

Deck Stain Colors

A fresh coat of stain can revive your deck and add a burst of color to your...

How to Remove Stains on Decks & Porches

Weather, pets, messy eaters, and landscaping conspire to make decks and porche...

Wood Deck Maintenance

Learn How To Clean and Protect Your Deck.

10 Things to Know Before Building Your Deck

Building a deck is a huge undertaking. So, before you put hammer to nail, make...

Before & After Deck Makeovers

Deck looking drab or dated? Browse this slideshow for inspiring sprucing-up...

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