Your deck is more than a transitional zone between the house and the garage or street. It’s a spare room: Hello, square footage! Are you maxing out its possibilities? Our guide to decks helps you add, upgrade, care for, and generally deck out your extra living space. And with the right add-ons you can extend the outdoor living season well beyond spring and summer.

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  • Tips to Convert Your Deck Into a Bug-Free Screened-In PorchScreened deck looking out onto a lawn
  • Deck and Patio Lighting Ideas That Add LivabilityFiber Optic Outdoor Lights | Deck Lighting Ideas
  • 5 Deck Makeover Projects Under $300Lanterns hung over a home deck
  • Dress Up Your DeckSynthetic Yin-Yang Deck | Pictures of Decks
  • Smart Options: DeckingDeck Options Types Of Home Decking Home Ownership
  • Deck Addition: Return on InvestmentDeck Addition Value Value Of Deck Addition
  • Care and Maintenance of Your DeckDeck Care and Maintenance
  • Smart Upgrades for DecksColorful Adirondack chairs on a white deck