Category Archives: Backyard Designs

It’s Time to Landscape

It's Time to Landscape

The lattice was just added to the fence surrounding your private area. Out with the old wood lattice and in with the new maintenance free vinyl lattice. Now the next step is rejuvenating the landscaping for this season. What all will that entail?

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Vinyl Lattice Privacy Fence: Before and After

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Do you remember back when living in the city meant no privacy? Neighbors were literally next door and could see everything that went on in the backyard of every home on the block. I’m not saying that was or is a bad thing. However now it seems most of us prefer to have privacy in our backyards and outdoor areas.

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3 Ways to Use the Area Under Your Deck

3 Ways to Use the Area Under Your Deck
The common height for a deck is 3 to 4 feet from the surface to the ground. Some decks are lower and some much higher. So what do you do with the area under your deck? You can always close off the underside with lattice or other types of deck skirting, but why not use the space?

We can all use extra storage space right? Turn the space below your deck into a closed storage area by using lattice deck skirting with a lattice door. This space then becomes a great place for additional storage for lawn chairs, yard tools, etc. If you do not have a roof over your deck remember, the openings between the deck boards will still allow rain to drip beneath the deck. But don’t let this stop you from utilizing the space.
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