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Spruce Up Your Deck

Spruce Up Your Deck

Use colorful exterior paint to decorate your deck with a new custom-designed "rug."

Step-by-step instructions

Comfortable Everyday Decks

Comfortable Everyday Decks

These decks are perfect for relaxing or gathering friends and family anytime of year.

11 laid-back looks


10 Designer Decks

10 Designer Decks

Take a look at designer decks made from wood, composite and aluminum.

Get ideas for your deck

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Decks

Top 100 Decks Projects

  1. 1. Cleaning Outdoor Furniture

    DIY experts discuss the best ways to clean outdoor cushions, canvas seats and chair backs, and white and colored plastic.

  2. 2. The Best Outdoor Rooms from Indoors Out

    Stonemasons and contractors Dean Marsico and Derek Stearns transform blah backyards into functional living spaces. Browse the photo gal...

  3. 3. Small but Sumptuous Backyard (02:59)

    This Yard Attack blitz makeover utilizes every inch of a tiny backyard.

  4. 4. Low-Maintenance Custom Deck (08:09)

    Boost the value of your home by installing a low-maintenance deck.

  5. 5. Building a Deck With Levels (03:35)

    Multiple levels create the feeling of separate rooms in this large deck.

  6. 6. How to Install Deck Railings and Balusters

    The final steps for completing construction of your deck are followed by seal, stain and enjoy.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  7. 7. Building a Pergola Over a Deck (03:27)

    Eric and Nancy build a new deck complete with a pergola for shade.

  8. 8. Ledger Board Basics (01:37)

    Learn the tricks of the trade for leveling and installing the ledger board.

  9. 9. Raising a Deck Up High (03:48)

    A useless builder deck is replaced by a stunning space 'way up in the air.

  10. 10. Finding the Bark Side of Wood (00:00:23)

    Check out this easy way to determine which side of lumber should face up.

  11. 11. Outdoor Party Room (20:00)

    Dean and Derek refurbish a damaged deck into an outdoor party room.

  12. 12. Curb Appeal (01:53)

    Lou Manfredini shares advice to transform the look of your home's exterior.

  13. 13. Pool Patio - Part 3 (05:49)

    This outdated pink pool deck just won't cut it for these new homeowners.

  14. 14. Installation Tips for Joists (01:04)

    Learn the ins and outs of installing the joists.

  15. 15. How to Build an Eco-Friendly Deck

    Carter Oosterhouse shows how to create a fantastic outdoor deck using composite decking.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
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