Design Ideas for Decks & Patios

Design Ideas for Decks & Patios

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Features color photographs and plans for decks and patios to suit any taste, style, or budget, including ideas for add-on structures, materials, outdoor furnishings, and cooking equipment.

Baker
& Taylor

Featuring more than 350 full-color photographs, an inspirational handbook of ideas for adding a deck or patio presents a panoramic array of styles to suit any taste or budget, with examples of floating, single-level, and multi-level designs, as well as ideas for add-on structures, guidelines on the latest materials, outdoor furnishings and media equipment, cooking equipment, and more. Original.

Creative Homeowner Pr
Design Ideas for Decks and Patios presents ideas, styles, and the latest trends designed to cater to the outdoor-living needs and desires of today's homeowners.  Living it up stylishly in today's casual open-air "rooms" calls for serious design consideration.  In this photo-driven book, readers will find lots of examples of floating and single- and multi-level decks and attached structures (gazebos, pergolas, built-ins, stairs and railing) and soft-set as well as mortar-based patios.  The book also comes with information and tips for choosing a site and shape, plus a rundown on material options (wood versus synthetic decking; stone, brick, interlocking pavers, and concrete).  In addition, Design Ideas for Decks and Patios helps reader make important decisions that will affect how they will use the space:  choosing furnishings; controlling light and shade; equipping a cooking area or outdoor kitchen; integrating a pool, spa, or water feature; outfitting the deck and patio with media accoutrements; and extending the season with a fireplace or fire pit and heating and cooling devices.


Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Creative Homeowner, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781580113984
1580113982
Characteristics: 223 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Creative Homeowner Press

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