Inspirational Deck Ideas and designs for Your Home | American Home Shield

Thinking about adding a new deck to your house but don’t know where to start?

A new deck gives a whole new life to your home and can significantly increase its value*. Imagine having a new space in which to dine, entertain or simply wind down after a busy day. Builders and homeowners put a growing emphasis on outdoor living spaces, and that trend is expected to continue. So let’s take it outdoors!

Take It Outdoors! Use This Simple Interactive to Determine Your Perfect Deck

Answer the following questions to view your personalized deck options:


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City Style Deck
Easy city living with a stylish composite decking design.
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The Sweet Oasis Deck
Make the most of summer months in the East with a deck made of pressure-treated wood.
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Modern Deck Designs
Comfortable seating and potted plants create a warm, inviting setting.
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Secret Hideaway Pergola
Pergolas provide peaceful, shady settings.

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Deck for All-Seasons
Stay cool with a covered deck.

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Breezy Deck
Low-maintenance composite decking with an eye-catching design.
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Chef’s Deck
A built-in oven and seating creates an outdoor kitchen.
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Sleek Sophistication
Make the most of summer months in the East with a deck made of pressure-treated wood.
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Classic Cedar Deck
Attractive cedar reflects Mother Nature.

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Strong and Solid
Strong decking on a budget.

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Green Thumb Deck
Pressure-treated lumber and solar-powered lighting add up to a budget-friendly deck.
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Invite the Neighbors Deck
Silver maple composite wood is easy on the eyes.

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Poolside Deck
Poolside fun with safety in mind.

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Shady Spaces
Cool off with a breezy deck design.

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Curve Appeal
Curves and lighting make this deck design stand out.   
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Do Everything Deck
Build an amazing outdoor living room.

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R & R Deck
A redwood deck is naturally resistant to decay.

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California Cool
Build a deck made for outdoor dining.

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Quiet Contemporary
Create a space for quiet time.

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Activity Deck
Multilevel decks that are good for a multitude of purposes.
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Deck Plus
A thoughtful deck design that’s both stylish and practical.
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Deck Details
Rich brown composites give this deck a wood-like appearance.
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Open Invite
A deck that has it all.

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Modern Pergola
Wood-like appearance with easy maintenance.

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Taste of the Tropics
Exotic-looking deck that’s easy to care for.

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Host and Hostess Deck
A pergola offers shelter and modern lines.

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Made in the Shade Deck
Pressure treated lumber is value material no matter where you live.
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Tucked Away Deck
Privacy walls create a space that’s all yours.

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Casual Cool Deck
This small, budget friendly deck makes entertaining a breeze.
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The Does-It-All Deck
This deck will fit all of your needs for years and years to come.
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All the Right Reasons Deck
An investment in composite decking material will pay off in years to come.
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The “Wow” Factor
Create breathtaking drama with a poolside deck that’s made for fantastic parties.
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Quiet Respite Deck
This small and simple deck is a quiet getaway in your own backyard.
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Sleek and Efficient Deck
Maximize a small space with a deck that adds huge enjoyment to your home.
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Lakeside Exhale Deck
Build a mini oasis to maximize enjoyment of your waterfront abode.

Conclusion

Your deck will be something you’ll use for years to come. That’s why it’s important to think about how you’re going to use it. You want it to serve your family’s needs—now and in the future. Whether you use it for dining, entertaining, relaxing or all of the above, you want to build a deck that’s strong, long-lasting and up to your local building codes. For more tools and information to help you build your deck, click here.

* According to REMODELING’s 2016 Cost vs. Value Report, wood deck additions saw an average national ROI of 75 percent, which is higher than most other midrange projects.