Outdoor Rooms

Lighting Up a Deck

Dr. Decks explains how to enhance an outdoor living space with easy-to-install... More

A Lakeside Deck

How a Canadian lake's rocky shoreline and fluctuating water level influenced the... More

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Decorative Wood Connectors

Simpson Strong-Tie’s Outdoor Accents Avant code-listed connectors and fasteners... More

A Poolside Texas Oasis

When you have an outdoor living area like this, a stay-at-home order is a reward,... More

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Under Deck Upgrades

How to Optimize the Space Beneath a Deck. More

Backyard Alpenglow

Read how a Colorado builder created this custom fire pit, which is screened from... More

Foolproof Octagon Layout

Does the design include an octagon? Here's an easy-to-follow 3-step method for... More

Designing Screened Porches

Give the porch a practical floor plan, and make it look like an extension of the... More

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