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Our Favorite Deck Trends for 2020

Today’s high-end homes deserve high-end decks. We’re excited about some of the unique deck trends for 2020.

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1. Custom Deck Designs

The biggest deck trend by far is the move toward original deck designs. You don’t want your deck to look exactly like your neighbor’s. We get it. Consider a custom deck configuration that includes multiple levels, where you can have different seating arrangements – a larger area for dining, with some more secluded seating areas for quiet conversation.

Covered Deck Ideas

Within custom deck designs, covered decks are another growing trend. There are a number of covered deck ideas to choose from – a full pavilion roof, roof extension, pergola, or gazebo. And within those ideas, the style options are endless.

Unique Lighting and Ceiling Fans

Another way to personalize your overall deck design is by choosing sophisticated, unique lighting. Modern and industrial, or a stunning chandelier – you choose. And of course, consider adding one or more ceiling fans to help your guests keep cool on a hot summer day.

2. Wood Deck Trends

Your dream deck is a far cry from the pressure-treated lumber decks your average handyman puts in. We love the selection of wood deck options – Ipe decking, Tigerwood decking, Brazilian teak decking, and many more. Using sustainably harvested exotic hardwood decking for your dream deck ensures you a beautiful, one of a kind wood deck.

3. Composite Decking Trends

We turn to Fiberon decking for our composite decking. It is high quality, low maintenance composite decking with the warmth and look of hardwood. Multi-tonal hues and streaking mimic the. And their new deck visualization tools make designing your perfect deck a snap.

4. Cable Railing

While you still have many beautiful options in traditional deck railing, cable railing gives you a clear, unobstructed view. If you’re going for a sleek, modern look, cable deck railing fits right in.

Your Perfect Deck — Dream It. Build It. Live It.

Get the deck you want and deserve by hiring a reputable deck builder. Skip the handyman, because they sometimes cut corners, don’t get the right permits, and don’t necessarily have the skill and expertise you need to build your dream deck. Ask friends, family, and coworkers for suggestions of who to use and who to avoid. Then review the company websites. How long have they been in business? Do they build upscale decks like the one you want? Do they offer a seamless design/build process? Once you’ve narrowed your choices down to 2 or 3, set up your consultations.

Then choose the deck builder you want to work with. And enjoy the process! You’ll be amazed at how much more time you spend outdoors.

Are you more of a patio person? Check out our previous post. And you won’t want to miss next week when we dive into the final installment of our landscaping trends series: Top Inground Pool Trends for 2020.

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