Ideas for Great Patios & Decks
How can a person expand their living space to include a natural outdoor setting? This new edition in the Ideas for Great series answers that question -- patios and decks! With over 165 full-color photos and illustrations, this exciting new title offers homeowners the very latest in patio and deck design and construction. From a planning section to help readers evaluate their building sites to a time-saving Shopper's Guide of new building materials available today, this book guides readers through the entire process. The clearly illustrated ideas point the way to a beautiful and functional outdoor living area that anyone can create.
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A PLANNING PRIMER
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