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Better Homes and Gardens Offers Deck Designs and Deck Remodeling and Deck Building Plans

June 18, 2010

DES MOINES, Iowa, June 18 /PRNewswire/ — With the warm weather here now, Better Homes and Gardens and BHG.com is featuring photos and planning ideas for deck designs, deck remodeling and building and outdoor kitchens designs for every budget level. Regardless of how the deck will be used, as a place to relax and enjoy the surrounding nature, a setting for the family barbeque, or a family play area, BHG.com has a variety of plans to make the vision a reality.

“When you are in the beginning stages of a remodeling project, building a deck or installing an outdoor kitchen, the two most important things to consider are: How you are going to use it and how this new construction will fit into your home,” said Kaelin Zawilinski, BHG Home Channel Editor. “On our site, we have photos and information that guide you through these important decisions, such as style, neighborhood appeal, and your landscape design. We also have helpful step-by-step tips to lead you through the remodeling or building process.”

Once the deck concept is clear, deck design comes next. At BHG.com, there is an array of photos with different styles – all geared to making deck design decisions easier. Then it’s time to draw up the budget. Budgeting for a new deck at BHG.com is streamlined with estimates for various kinds of building materials and overall costs.

Whether doing all the deck building or remodeling yourself or hiring out some of the work, BHG.com has everything you need to stay on task. There are photos and detailed drawings that help with choosing the right materials, erecting posts, installing decking tiles and selecting the right deck finish.

For people who just want to spruce up their decks, BHG.com has tons of photos of before and after deck makeovers. It includes suggestions from something as simple as adding flowers to give the deck an added splash of color, to adding a canopy for more deck privacy, to selecting the right deck furniture. For a bit more involvement, there are suggestions for rebuilding part of the deck to enhance the style, to changing the railing, to building containers for deck plants.

Because many families want an outdoor kitchen in the nice weather, BHG.com includes information and photos on a variety of outdoor kitchens at every price point – from the no-frills grilling station, to the mid-level fire pit, to the gourmet outdoor kitchen. BHG.com includes suggestions for cabinetry, stove tops and grills, sinks and countertops.

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About BHG.com

BHG.com is the premiere home and family site on the Web, and the interactive companion to Better Homes and Gardens magazine. BHG.com is for people interested in turning home, cooking, and gardening inspiration into action. BHG.com is focused on decorating, building and remodeling, crafts, entertaining, cooking and gardening. It also has extensive information for women and families. In addition to providing useful tools and advice, BHG.com’s experts keep visitors up to the minute with information on the latest developments and trends around home and garden. BHG.com was designed with real people in mind. It has easy-to-use interactive tools, step-by-step instructions, and money-saving suggestions.


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