Your deck deserves to be a fun and relaxing area to interact with friends and family. Not every deck comes pre-installed with all the features you desire. Check out some of these ways you can style your backyard deck if you are planning to make your deck the go-to spot for those warm summer nights.
Enhance Your Railings
One way to style your backyard deck is by upgrading your railings. If you’ve had them for a long time, want another style, or notice they are worn out, it might be time for an upgrade. We often overlook railings, but the design and material make your deck attractive.
In addition, your railings don’t always have to match the deck flooring. Sometimes a different color or material is a good change. Fortunately, there are a variety of railing systems and trendy railing choices that are reliable and of high quality.
Upgrade Your Deck Stairs
Furthermore, the deck stairs are often the first impression your visitors will have of your deck. Outdated stairs can diminish the overall look no matter how beautiful the rest of your outdoor space appears. However, your deck stairs may be a great starting point if you want to style your backyard deck.
Also, you might have options to choose the type of stair you want, depending on the deck’s layout. The stairs can be waterfalled, wide, traditional, or cornered. Plus, you can truly impress everyone if your deck stairs lead out to an area in the yard that you frequently use, or it’s connected to a walkway that leads to the front of your home.
Style Your Deck by Adding a Retractable Awning
Moreover, adding a retractable patio awning to your backyard deck is a fashionable option for keeping out the sun if you don’t want an umbrella or several umbrellas. They generally cover a wider area and can be retracted when the sun isn’t shining. Additionally, they differ in color, style, and size and provide flexibility when offering shade on your deck.
Pergolas Are a Beautiful Addition to Your Deck
Lastly, you can style your backyard deck with another excellent option, a pergola. Pergolas are ideal for blocking out sunlight while still allowing some sun in. They can also be connected to your home or stand alone in an individual part of your deck. Moreover, there are several ways to have a pergola stand out, including stringing lights along with the ceiling or hanging vines or plants that will add color to your deck.
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