Is a New Deck a Good Fit for My Home?

Kiel Hauck
Written by Kiel Hauck
Updated June 15, 2021
New deck trends incorporate built in benches, kitchen areas and stylish railings. (Photo courtesy of Angie's List member J. Michael L. of Philadelphia)

If you thought decks were going out of style, think again.

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Some of the latest trends in the industry include multi-level decks and sleek, curved designs. There are now more options than ever for creating an exciting outdoor living space by installing a new deck.

On this episode of Chat with the Experts, we talk with Ralph Ford of Deckmasters in Greenwood, Indiana, about how to choose a deck structure that works well with your home’s exterior. During the conversation, Ford shares the latest trends in decking and explains the difference between different available material types. Listen in!

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Additional Resources

Angie’s List Guide to Decks and Porches

Top Trends for Decks in 2015

How to Stain Your Deck in 3 Easy Steps

About this Experts Contributor: Ralph Ford is the owner of Deckmasters, providing deck building services in Indianapolis. Deckmasters specialize in simple square decks to elaborate designs. They also design and build gazebos, pergolas and much more.

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