13 World Class Decks with practical tips for homeowners

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An Ipe deck with a Sun Shade Area

Here is an expansive, open Ipe deck that offers ample room for both full sun and shade activities. Ipe is a tough, durable and visually striking hardwood that is popular among homeowners. Tips for DIY installation: Use pre-grooved boards which will save you time in assembling; Carefully inspect all boards in advance to weed out any that may be slightly bent or warped; Use a face mask when installing to prevent irritation from the sawdust.