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Cape Cod Renovation traditional-exterior

Cape Cod Renovation

Photo by Randy O'Rourke

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May 17, 2013
smp3 wrote:
Can you please tell me what you used to hide the underside of the deck? Thank you.
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This is the perfect alternative to lattice wood that is typically used for high decks. I personally dislike that look. I have a traditional colonial that is built on a slope. This would be perfect.
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July 29, 2012
slbrenton wrote:
How tall is the patio wall?
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My guess would be about 16 to 18" tall, because that's a comfortable sitting height. Making a wall high enough and deep enough to sit on is a good way to add extra seating to your patio.
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August 1, 2014
aleisapitt wrote:
Any other pictures of deck siding? Using your idea for ours.
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April 26, 2014
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April 22, 2014
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May 21, 2013
Meagan Cockram wrote:
What's the patio made of? - What stone did you use for the patio?
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