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.
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).
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.
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, 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!