Building a deck can transform the entire outlook of your backyard. It can be an amazing space for entertaining guests or spending your evenings leisurely. Choosing the deck designs wisely can help you bridge the gap between outdoors and indoors.

Here are 8 beautiful backyard decks designs to fit the space:

Party Deck

If you plan on having outdoor parties at your place or wish to invite your friends over for a barbecue lunch or dinner, building a party deck is a wonderful idea. You can add several party elements like a fire pit, outdoor kitchen and bar, and so forth to make the place party ready.

 

Party Deck

The best part about this deck design is that it can be a great transitional attribute for nearly any style of architecture.

Mixed Materials Outdoor Deck

Combining materials to build a deck will enhance the outlook. For instance, you could mix wood deck with concrete features. Moreover, it will provide you with an opportunity to add several elements like built-in bench, staircase with lighting, unique planters, and so forth.

 

Mixed Materials Outdoor Deck

It works well with urban, modern, and contemporary architecture style.

Dining Deck

Do you love dining outdoors, under the stars with a light breeze? You must consider installing a deck that can be used for dining. Add in stylish and sophisticated furniture to complete the setup, and you will have a date-ready setting just like that! You could also add to the ambiance by using string lights or lanterns.

 

Dining Deck
Curved Deck

You could opt for a curved deck in your backyard to balance out the rectangular elements and add to the dimension of your place. It is both, functional as well as ornamental. Moreover, you could also install a curved sitting space where you could spend your leisure time. It will look best with modern and contemporary architecture.

 

Curved Deck

 

Shed Deck

You could give a fancy treatment to a gazebo or pergola in your backyard by installing a deck. It will add to the appearance and will be a perfect place to unwind with your family and friends. You could always add in more elements like comfy furniture, lights, plants, etc., to make the place cozier.

 

Shed Deck
Layered Deck

Layered decks can be a visually captivating addition to your backyard. These decks can amplify the architectural interest of your place. You can also include other features like lights, plants, furniture, and so on to make a comfortable space.

 

Layered Deck
Staycation

You can have your very own vacay spot in your backyard! Contact a deck builder, choose a design, install it, and add cushions, umbrella, comfortable furniture, greens, and so on for amazing holiday resort vibes. Sip your favorite drink, kick back on a lounge chair, and enjoy the vacation time!

 

Staycation
Pool with Deck

If you wish to have a pool installed in your backyard along with a deck, that can be done too! All you need is to choose a deck design to go with your pool prototype and house style. You can take a dip in the water whenever you feel like escaping the heat. It can also double as your place of retreat!

 

Pool with Deck

Now that we have covered deck designs & ideas for a backyard, let us take a look at a few tips to build a backyard deck.

Tips for Easy Backyard Deck Installation

  • Budget

    First and foremost thing is to set a clear budget based on which you can proceed with deck building.

  • Area Covered

    After setting up the budget, you need to be clear about the size of the deck. Make sure the complete picture does not look disproportionate.

  • Materials

    Make a list of the materials to be used for building the deck. If you decide to opt for wooden planks, decide on the type of wood you like to use.

  • Waterproofing

    While you at it, ensure that bottom of the deck is waterproofed adequately to prevent rotting and decomposing.

  • Staining & Sealing

    Choose the color you want for your deck. Make sure it complements the exterior of your house.

  • Add-ons

    You could include various features to enhance the appearance of your space and induce a fun element to it. For instance, you could light up the entire area with string lights or funky looking lighting fixtures, or you could choose the eco-friendly way and incorporate planters.

Now that you have an idea of both, outdoor deck designs and process of building a backyard deck, get in touch with a professional deck design company for the best results.

We, at Land-con, specialize in deck designing and installation. With over 20 years of experience, we have the knowledge and skills required to create a classic backyard deck to meet your expectations. You can contact our experts at 416.504.5263 for more information.