If you would like to add a deck to your landscape, use these tips for careful planning:
- Walk around your property to find the best location. Consider how much sun and shade you want to have on the deck and how private the spot will be. Wherever the location, it should be easy to access from the house, especially from the kitchen, if you plan to eat meals there.
- Draw a detailed sketch. Your drawing need not be artistic, but it should include as many details as possible. Consider what special features, such as built-in seating, planters, or a barbecue, you would like to have. Note any problems to be dealt with, such as sloping terrain or a nearby tree.
- Have the plans approved. Be sure they follow the zoning regulations in your community and are approved by the building department, which may require you to get a permit before you start construction.
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