Use Your House Look at the lines of your home -- it might give you the perfect spot to place a deck (and make mowing or other yard-maintenance chores easier to boot). This deck-and-pergola combination, for example, is a perfect solution for an odd space.
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Cabana Cool-The Long Island weekend house of fashion designer Dennis Basso features a tile-bordered pool, mahogany deck, and spacious columned poolhouse with plenty of seating. It’s a sublime setting for entertaining all summer long.