Deck Ideas that Work

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With proper planning and design, a deck can add a new dimension of living space to a home. Not only is it an enjoyable outdoor retreat and expanded entertainment area for family and friends, but it's also a great return on a home investment. For homeowners building new decks or upgrading existing ones, or for builders and remodeling contractors looking for new ideas for their clients, this most complete and up-to-date book is packed with over 300 inspiring photographs along with hundreds of design solutions and ...

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Overview

With proper planning and design, a deck can add a new dimension of living space to a home. Not only is it an enjoyable outdoor retreat and expanded entertainment area for family and friends, but it's also a great return on a home investment. For homeowners building new decks or upgrading existing ones, or for builders and remodeling contractors looking for new ideas for their clients, this most complete and up-to-date book is packed with over 300 inspiring photographs along with hundreds of design solutions and top-notch advice to help inform smart decisions. Chapters focus on a wide range of deck sizes, styles, and materials, as well as furniture, accessories, and landscaping ideas. In addition, practical sidebars and case studies will help anyone plan just the right deck to suit their home, yard, and lifestyle.

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Editorial Reviews

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If you have a deck you love, great. But if your deck is need of a makeover or if you're considering building a new one, I can't think of a better place to start than "Deck Ideas That Work", by Peter Jeswald. —Bud Dietrich, AIA, houzz.com

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600853722
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/10/2012
  • Series: Taunton's Ideas That Work Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Sales rank: 778,870
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

PETER JESWALD has over 30 years of experience as a builder and designer, and is the author of many popular Taunton titles: "Build Like a Pro: Patios & Walkways, Patios & Walkways Idea Book, "and "Basement Ideas that Work." He lives in Conway, Massachusetts

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 - Uses for Decks
Ch. 2 - Types of Decks
Ch. 3 - Planning Your Deck
Ch. 4 - Designing Your Deck
Ch. 5 - Outfitting Your Deck

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