Must-See Backyard Deck and Patio Makeovers

You don’t need a big backyard to have a grand deck or patio. Take a look at some boring yards that were turned into fabulous outdoor living spaces. (Plus, they also increased the home’s value.)

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Before: From Worn to Wow

This weathered deck looks as if it has seen better days. The new lattice around the sides does nothing to help the situation, it’s like putting lipstick on a pig.
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After: From Worn to Wow

Now, that’s a beauty! The dual-level deck with separate cooking and living areas make this yard inviting and stylish.
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After: From Worn to Wow

The fern-adorned pergola provides some shade and privacy to the structure.
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After: From Worn to Wow

The vibrant turquoise cushions add a nice pop of color while the pattered deck floor provides a visual rug to anchor the space.
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After: From Worn to Wow

The cooking and bar area are conveniently located on the upper level of the deck, close to the indoor kitchen.
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Before: A Deck to Nowhere Gets a Destination

The second-story deck off the kitchen is small and doesn’t provide access to the backyard. The homeowners have to run up and down the stairs every time they want to use the grill.
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After: A Deck to Nowhere Gets a Destination

The second-story deck is expanded with a staircase leading down to the entertaining area. A dual water feature provides the serene setting with soothing background sounds.
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After: A Deck to Nowhere Gets a Destination

For those cool nights, a gas fire pit was built into one of the stone planters.
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After: A Deck to Nowhere Gets a Destination

The deck extends out past the pergola and onto a shaded stone walkway.
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After: A Deck to Nowhere Gets a Destination

A bridge over the moat-like water feature leads to a private lounge area.

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