Section 1: Start Your Initial Planning

When it comes to decks, there's a lot to consider before getting started. How you plan on using the space, your home style and understanding what's involved will guide your decking decisions.

Section 2: Assess the Outdoor Site

Get tips for determining your deck layout. Think about your reasons for wanting a deck and take advantage of your surroundings.

Section 3: Design Your Deck

After you've addressed goals, think about the details that will help your deck design. There is a variety of decking materials and styles.

Section 4: Execute a Decking Project

Learn how to hire professionals and manage a budget for your project. Ask questions and discover budget-friendly options.

Section 5: Maintain Your Deck

Armed with a deck that works with your lifestyle, get tips on how to continue enjoying your outdoor space all year long.