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9 Deck Types to Fit Any Halifax Home

9 Deck Types to Fit Any Halifax Home
You don’t need a sprawling backyard to fit a deck or outdoor patio. In fact, most people don’t. No matter what kind of property you have, it’s possible to create the perfect deck to fit your lifestyle.

Check out these 9 different deck designs and creative solutions so you can be outside enjoying the outdoors even more.

Family gathered around fire pit on patio

Use Your Deck as Entertainment Space
Whether you love to host large gatherings or just the occasional family cookout, there’s a deck for you.

Events and Gatherings
To host truly grand affairs, you need more than a patio table and a few chairs. A great party deck can include an outdoor kitchen, built-in seating, and plenty of grilling equipment. And don’t forget the fire pit to stay warm on those chilly Nova Scotia nights!

If you love to bring your family together for a meal under the stars, consider building a deck that truly incorporates the dining space. You can have a table designed to fit the right number of people and make sure it’s near the kitchen. For a social dinner, consider a pass-through window for a truly integrated experience.

Dining area on deck

Feature Interesting Materials
Decks aren’t just about plain wood these days. Explore other building options as well.

Mix and Match
Get a sophisticated look by using multiple types of materials in your outdoor space. For example, concrete gives a distinctly urban feel and so do steel railings. A seasoned deck builder can provide tons of innovative suggestions to achieve the vibe you want.

Living Centerpiece
Want to incorporate a piece of nature into your outdoor space? Consider building around an existing tree. It’s a great solution that can save a beautiful native plant without sacrificing your deck plans.

Get Creative with Your Available Space
You can design a deck to fit just about any space, no matter how small or oddly shaped. Here’s some inspiration.

Mini Deck
Decks can really expand in any direction. Even if you have a narrow yard, an extended deck can open up a small space for an inviting gathering site.

Corner Deck
If you can’t build out, you may be able to build around with a corner deck. This is also a great way to create segmented seating areas.

Private Oasis
You don’t need to be an avid entertainer to enjoy a deck. Consider building off your master bedroom. There’s no better way to unwind each evening than enjoying some quiet time listening to your surroundings.

Custom backyard deck and patio with walkway

Create a Destination
A deck can be a journey as much as it is a destination. Intrigued? Keep reading.

Pathway Deck
Create a meandering path through your yard or garden for a bit of outdoor whimsy. A small seating area at the end gives the feel of a secret garden right in your own backyard.

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Shed Entrance
Want to upgrade the look of your shed or workshop? Try adding on a deck or patio. It automatically elevates the setting to feel like an extended outdoor living space.

Ready for a custom solution for your own outdoor deck or patio in Halifax?
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