Covered Deck Ideas

Covered Deck Ideas

If you are in search of some interesting covered deck ideas then your search is about to end. Read on, and know more...
Gardenerdy Staff
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2018
Residential Deck
Home deck is one of the most beautiful and often neglected parts of the house. If your house has a home deck then there are too many things that you can do to decorate it further more.
Fire Pit nights
Building an outdoor covered deck is always a refreshing change from close indoors that give you a pleasing feeling of being at home and away from it. You can utilize the home deck for various reasons. You can calmly retire in it, or arrange a party with some close buddies.
Beautiful Landscaped Yard and Deck with Pergola
Those of you who are planning a covered deck must know the best ways to decorate it so that it enhances the exterior appearance of your house. With few considerations, you can implement several ideas for an outdoor deck. Read further for some excellent ideas to decorate covered decks.
Outdoor Covered Deck Designs and Plans
Many new homeowners think about deck building plans along with house building plans. This way it gets easier for them to get proper permission and space for building the desired type of home deck. Along with a proper initial plan, you need to think of the exact location of the deck.
Urban Bungalow Back Yard
Since most decks act as an extension of the dwelling, same preferences are needed to be given to them, as to any room inside your dwelling. It means that you need to consider proper deck furniture plans in such a way that they look appropriate and natural.
Backyard Deck
While building a covered deck, you need to keep privacy as your highest priority and then think about deck railing plans. You also need to find out how much does it cost to build a deck in your area so that you can estimate the decoration charges accordingly.
Home Exteriors
Make sure you decorate your outdoor covered deck in such a way that you can enjoy private time with your family and friends without any disturbance. Proper deck building plan also includes considerations about deck roof and its suitability with the environmental conditions that you live in.
If you want a wooden deck, make sure that the design idea is ideal for the temperature conditions in your area. You need to decide whether you want the deck to be fully covered or half covered and then act for the roof accordingly. for instance, if you stay in an area that gets constant snow fall, then you need to add a roof pitch to your deck as well.
Ideas for decoration mainly depend upon the location of the deck. If someone decides to build the deck in the backyard then he can decorate it with more personal details, but when you are planning to decorate a deck which is in the front yard needs a different treatment altogether.
Outdoor Covered Deck Decoration Ideas
Once you learn how to build a deck with your desired specifications on size and style, the most important thing remains is decoration. You can use all your imagination to decorate a deck the way you like. But there are a few basic elements of deck decoration that cannot be left untouched, like - the railing/covering, lighting and seating arrangement.
You need to decide upon the theme that you want to implement for all your ideas. For instance, if you decide to create a rustic theme, then you need to collect some rustic looking furniture including light fixtures, wooden flooring, chairs, flower vases and rustic fireplace (if you want).
Luxury Patio
On the other hand, if you need a contemporary looking covered deck then you can look for modern furniture articles, grills, etc.
Beautiful Garden With Table
If you love nature, you can have a natural realm by adding plants, shrubs, vines of fragrant flowers and small fruits. Arrange them well, like on a wrought iron plant stand or small pots on the border of the deck, so that they look well arranged, and provide ample amounts of privacy!
Family barbecuing on a deck
I would like to suggest appropriate light fixtures to create the perfect ambiance at night. If you have planned an outdoor kitchen in your deck, then make sure that there is enough light for you to cook as well as eat!
In case you want some exotic arrangement, then you can opt for those beautiful Chinese lanterns, outdoor candle lanterns, wrought iron lanterns, white paper lanterns, or any exotic types of lanterns that have beautiful designs on them. If you want some special party decoration, then you can select special light fixtures with the relevant designs.
Lastly, the seating arrangement, which is the most important aspect and aim of implementing various deck for decks that are located in the front yard. You can add numerous types of furnitures like comfy seats, wooden or bamboo patio furniture, chair swing, wooden or metal bistro table, a love seat, flower vase, etc.
Modern Deck
For sofa and pillow covers, get shades as per the outdoor theme. If you have a beach house, select shades of blue, light yellow and white. For a country house, go for green, floral patterns.
If you really are an experimental person, then there are many other options available as far as covered decks are concerned. You can add a jacuzzi, hot tub or even home spa to the home deck that guarantees utmost privacy and create a cool deck for the backyards.
Considering these deck decoration and deck building tips, I hope hundreds of unique covered deck ideas have popped up in your mind already! So, what are you waiting for? Go decorate your deck the way you want!