May 30, 2013 What do you think of pavers versus a wood deck? I was originally leaning toward having a wood deck installed over my current concrete slab just off my back door (the current concrete slab is cracking and ugly). I have 2 small children so I thought a wood deck would not only make the patio area look nice,
Whether your outdoor room will be a brick paving patio or a wood or composite deck, creating an outdoor room is the least expensive way to extend your living space. Not only does building a new deck or patio create new space for recreation and relaxation, the return on your investment is also significant. According to one
May 27, 2012 We are in the process of designing our new house. I would like a deck over the walkout coming off the great room made out of a stamped concrete. I have seen decks like these but they are usually on very high end homes. My husband is not a fan of wood decks. Can anyone help me with an idea of cost
Feb 10, 2016 Decks are almost always made of wood or composite. Decks are usually not at ground level and made to take advantage of their great view. It's a challenging, yet common DIY project many Americans take on in the summer. Because they're not at ground level, railings are needed. Unlike patios, you will
Building a Deck. Building a deck is a great way to expand your living space to the outdoors. Decks provide space to relax, have fun and entertain. The vast majority of decks are constructed with pressure-treated Southern yellow pine, but you can also opt for more durable wood species such as redwood or cedar. Non-wood
Deck Benefits. Quicker, easier construction, especially if raised above ground level; Natural looking material; Slightly cheaper depending on wood used If you'd like to learn exactly how to create a stunning patio or deck, then check out the online garden design courses we do here at Successful Garden Design.
May 7, 2014 Brick patio or wood deck? Wondering which one is a better fit for your yard? Check out our advice on decks and patios to help you make the final decision.
Jan 23, 2013 A simple wooden deck without many embellishments will likely be cheaper than a slate patio with a built-in fireplace. But a simple concrete patio can prove a more economical choice than an elaborately designed deck with an attached gazebo. Hiring a contractor for the project will certainly cost more than
When the weather warms up, we want to put either a brick paver patio or a wood deck on our house. (Not sure of the exact size, maybe 10'x20') I've.
Sep 27, 2017 Unlike a concrete or brick patio, a wood deck needs to be maintained yearly to preserve its beauty. This might require scrubbing or sanding. If the deck has gone too long without regular care, it might need to be refinished or painted. Either one will require prep to make sure there aren't any loose nails,