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DesignMaximize Your Backyard Space With 10 Deck and Patio Combo Ideas
November 29, 2023
Some designers attempt the challenging design feat of incorporating both a deck AND a patio into their backyards — these tips help readers find creative ways to include the two that doesn't sacrifice the quality of either.
Written By: Decks.com Team
Design10 Deck & Patio Awning Ideas to Create a Shaded Outdoor Space
August 09, 2023
Awnings are a great way to add shade to your deck or patio. Check out our awning ideas and get inspired to create your dream backyard today!
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Footing InstallationInstalling footings on a sloped yard
Our inspector explains how to install concrete deck footings on uneven ground.
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Long stair stringers may need extra support from installing a brace at mid-span.