Written by: Angie Moss, Atlanta Decking Design Consultant
A new or replacement deck design should reflect your lifestyle. It should correspond with your stage in life. For example, baby boomers may want to transform their space outdoors when their kids leave the nest…no more trampolines and swingsets. Families, on the other hand, are looking for more room to entertain their kids and friends.
A deck design should go beyond creating a flat surface. A note of caution: homeowners should avoid built-in benches on decks because of safety hazards and because permanent seating limits flexibility, space and view. The latest deck design trends include:
By approaching deck design as more than simply creating a floor outside, you canbuild a sanctuary that’s functional and can be used year-round!