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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.

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  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. A Deck with Composite Decking (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for updating a deck with composite decking.

  3. 3. Installing Deck Railing (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing deck railing.

  4. 4. Updating Deck Railing (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for updating deck railing.

  5. 5. Finishing Touches to a Deck (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for adding finishing touches to a composite deck.

  6. 6. Baluster Rail Sections (01:29)

    Construct and install the baluster rail sections, one segment at a time.

  7. 7. Tropical Tiki Transformation (03:44)

    Billy helps turn a this dilapidated deck into a Tahitian party paradise.

  8. 8. How To Build a Composite Deck

    Learn how to build a deck so nice that it can be enjoyed year-round.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  9. 9. Installing a Decorative Post (01:02)

    Here are the DIY Basics for installing a decorative post.

  10. 10. No-Slip Paint (01:39)

    Here's a painting tip to keep you from slipping on porch and deck floors.

  11. 11. From Unused Backyard to Revamped Neighborhood Playspace

    Check out this outdoor space makeover from DIY Network's hit show Yard Crashers.

  12. 12. Stairway Stringer Layout (00:58)

    Fabricate the stairway stringers, the boards that support the stairs.

  13. 13. Split-Level Lounge (03:53)

    Dean and Derek turn the Donohues' rundown deck into a two-level lounge.

  14. 14. Low-Maintenance Zen Paradise (00:03:24)

    Low-maintenance materials make this backyard a family-friendly Zen den.

  15. 15. How to Install a Grill Unit With Thin Stone Veneer and a Kegerator

    Equipped with a grill and a kegerator for dispensing beverages, this outdoor bar is an entertainer's dream come true. Follow these step...

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