What to consider when designing a deck?
- Getting an Angle on the Sun. Because decks may experience completely different temperatures over the course of the day, you must also carefully consider when and how you will optimize …
- Wind and Privacy Screens. If you get lots of rain during the warm months when deck usage is high, you may want to add a partial overhead structure.
- Traffic Patterns. …
What are some deck and patio ideas?
Some of the best backyard deck and patio design ideas incorporate colorful cushions, space for a grill or outdoor dining area, and lighting options to create a welcoming atmosphere. Landscaping Ideas for Decks and Patios. The right landscaping design can complement your deck and patio, offsetting the beauty of your home and backyard.
What are some backyard deck ideas on a budget?
- Plant perennials: Perennial plants will come back year after year. …
- Purchase young plants or start from seeds.
- Save money on groceries by starting an edible garden.
- Start a container garden on your back porch: Planting in containers is an easy alternative to adding garden beds. …
- Build DIY raised garden beds.
How to decorate a small deck?
- Lemongrass: repels mosquitos
- Scented Geranium: repels mosquitos and flies
- Peppermint: repels spiders
- Lavender: repels flies and mosquitos
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