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4 Must Have Trends To Follow When Installing Your Deck

Summertime is almost here! There is no better time to install that dream deck you always wanted. Read now to learn how to transform your deck from a functional to spectacular outdoor space!

Your outdoor area is simply another room you can renovate in your home. You should use it to relax, unwind and socialize.

Here below are a few deck trends of 2012 you can try for your new deck installment:

Trend 1: Install A Larger Deck


The most popular trend right now in the deck industry is making decks larger by increasing the square footage. This means going beyond the 20 X 10-foot deck for grill and patio furniture. To do this add multiple levels for different functions, install some pergolas and walls to improve your privacy. Add more seating and storage. Place some plants on the deck to beautify the space.  You’ll appreciate all the space when you finally get a chance to relax on your deck.

Trend 2: Spend More Time Outdoors

You can spend more time outdoors by adding lighting and fire pits. So you won’t have to go indoors when the sun goes down. With these additions you can use your decks year round, even in the winter time! You can start using your deck as early as February and March. The October or November months you can enjoy the warmth of outdoor fireplaces.


If you prefer lights, go for low voltage lighting to into in your deck steps and posts for a wonderful illumination.


Trend 3: You Can Have A Fully Functional Outdoor Kitchen


You can now create your dream outdoor kitchen. A full outdoor kitchen consist of a grill, cook-top surface, cabinets, counter-top, refrigerator and sink.


Trend 4: Use Water In Your Design


Water features in the deck can make your deck a soothing environment. Add a fountain, hot tub or pool, to make your backyard a regular getaway.


A deck is like a second home. You can have a kitchen, dining room, living room, and media center. Let your imagination run wild.


Mid-Atlantic Deck & Fence is here to build up your dreams and make them your reality.


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Source: Taking Decks From Functional To Fantastic

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