3 design tips for building a deck

3 design tips for building a deck

A perfect deck will marry the right material, design and functionality


If you’re building a deck this summer, you’re probably already well into the decision-making process. But before you hammer your first nail or tighten the first bolt, you may want to consider these three tips for building a better deck.

For the best decks, consider how you will use the space and how much time and cost you want to spend on annual maintenance.

For a sample of our dream decks for every budget, check out our photo gallery. For more, watch this Better Homes and Gardens video that offers three design tips for building a deck.

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