Raised decks are typical because most homes sit on base walls which place the main-level floor many feet above grade. Raised decks need rail systems for security and staircase to produce the deck available into the lawn.
Raised decks have base posts which are exposed to view when the construction is total. The structural members could be hidden with base plantings–like footprints –or with skirting, which often is composed of lath or lattice panels cut to fit between the terrace surface and the floor.
Overlooking a steep hillside, this upper-level deck provides an unobstructed view of the lush fresh garden and Seattle’s Puget Sound
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