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

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

  3. 3. Front Porch Deck (03:36)

    See the installation and finishing of a wood deck.

  4. 4. How to Build a Treehouse (01:06)

    Here's a Blog Cabin step-by-step process for building a treehouse.

  5. 5. How to Install a Composite Deck and Paver Patio

    Learn how to spruce up a backyard with a maintenance-free deck and paver patio.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. Transformed Deck and Patio (00:03:40)

    Homeowners' wish-list calls for a larger deck and patio, plus a fireplace.

  7. 7. Wasteland to Wonderful Part 1 (06:42)

    Sprucing up a backyard with a deck, paver patio and a water feature.

  8. 8. Wasteland to Wonderful Part 2 (04:21)

    Sprucing up a backyard with a deck, paver patio and a water feature.

  9. 9. How To Install Underdecking

    Learn how to create a rainwater diversion system with this underdecking.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. Deck Railings and Balusters (01:06)

    Follow this mathematical formula to get started with cutting the balusters.

  11. 11. The Serving Curve (20:01)

    See how this large porch is brought down to size by adding a pass through.

  12. 12. Upper Deck Pictures From Blog Cabin 2014

    A spiral staircase leads from the first level of the boat dock to a sun deck, surrounded by breathtaking views of Lake Hamilton. Browse...

  13. 13. Wasteland to Wonderful Part 3 (04:21)

    Sprucing up a backyard with a deck, paver patio and a water feature.

  14. 14. DIY Deck-Building Quicktips (00:01:00)

    John DeSilvia shares his tips on how to build a sturdy deck that will last.

  15. 15. Deck Face-Lift and Staircase (07:26)

    Update a deck with safer railing and a new staircase down to the yard.

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