Our deck is - well- not as nice as we'd like it to be.
It looks like quite a disaster in the photos below.
There are several elements of the back yard that just don't go real well together. For example, there is this nice play house/jungle gym, but you couldn't see it from the deck because the privacy fence, which is inside a cyclone fence??
I think one owner built the deck and had a hot tub. The next owner installed the playset and the cyclone fence, but kept the broken hot tub. We got rid of the broken hot tub the first week we moved in. Now that Aidan is big enough to use the playset, we wanted to make it more accessable. There is also a story about the deck stairs and Byron the Whippet breaking his leg but I'll save that for another time.
Brandon was able to demo part of the provacy fence. It's so much more open now. We're palnning on pwer washing the deck and repainting/staining it - not barn red. Nice on barns - Bad on decks.
See the bench in the back with spray paint stains? The bench made a little more sense when the hot tub was sitting right next to it. It's always nice to have seating outside, so I planning on keeping it there - just need to be rehabbed.
Wouldn't a flowering climbing plant look nice growing up the back of this lattice?
These cute chairs were saved from the garbage and spray painted by yours truly. They were on the front porch but fit better back here.
Baby Steps to a better back yard.