1001 Ideas for Outdoor Spaces: The Ultimate Sourcebook: Decking, Paving, Designs & Accessories

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Cool Springs Press, Mar 1, 2008 - House & Home - 240 pages
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Inspiration for Serious Outside Spaces

1001 Ideas for Outdoor Spaces will inspire readers to upgrade their outdoor living areas. Whether budget allows for a few added accessories and plants or a full landscaping project complete with a deck or patio, this book will offer readers the many options they have to get the perfect outdoor space. With homeowners spending considerable time transforming outdoor spaces into practical and elegant additions to the home, selecting the right flooring, overheads, and accessories for outdoor rooms are now all essential steps in the design process. Along with hundreds of photos, this book walks the reader through the design process, material selection, safety concerns, basic building techniques, and the latest information on materials-including new recycled and composite materials-to set the perfect foundation for the dream outdoor space.

 

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Thsi book arrived in excellent condition and quickly. Great resource for viewing lots of different yard ideas. Wonderful photos and information. Worth the price. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
7
Designing Decks
23
Planning Patios
61
Deck Materials
101
Patio Materials
133
Accessories
167
Practical Checklist
228
Glossary
230
Resource Guide
232
Index
236
Acknowledgments
239
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About the author (2008)

Brett S. Martin (Minneapolis, MN) has written and edited more than a dozen books that equip homeowners to undertake home-remodeling projects.

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