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47 Backyard Hot Tub Ideas (Deck, Garden, Covered, Pergola and More)

Welcome to our gallery of wonderful hot tub ideas! If you are looking to add a feature to your yard, a hot tub is not a bad idea. A hot tub brings people together, since people love to relax and socialize in the warm waters. A hot tub can be functional in many different ways. …

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50 Swimming Pool House, Cabana and Pergola Ideas (Photos)

As if having a pool isn’t lucky enough, some very fortunate swimming pool owners splurge for a pool cabana. The cabana is a structure adjacent to a swimming pool. It’s a broad term and as you can see in our photo gallery below, can include a variety of structure types including fully enclosed, partially enclosed …

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Awesome Wood Pergola Plan and Parts (Illustrated Blueprint)

Looking for a pergola plan with each part labeled? Check out the massive illustration below which is as series of 15 diagrams setting out how to build a wooden pergola. It includes a bird’s eye view, roof plan, front and rear side views, post and beam illustrations, and concrete footing information. Related: Backyard Hot Tub …

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Pergola vs. Gazebo: Pros and Cons Listed – What’s Best for Your Yard?

Pergolas are more popular than gazebos primarily because they’re commonly built above as partial coverings over decks. They’re much less expensive than gazebos and the open design makes the more accessible, cheaper and just an all around better fit for most backyards. However, many people do opt to build a gazebo or buy a gazebo …

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22 Redwood Decks & Pergolas (Pictures)

What is redwood lumber? Redwood lumber is from redwood trees (Sequoioideae) which are coniferous. They are famous for growing to astronomical heights and having a huge diameter. The tallest redwood standing is an unbelievable 379 feet tall. That’s as tall as a 37 story building. Yes, it’s the tallest tree in the world. Imagine climbing …

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Free Deck Plan with Pergola (Download Full PDF Blueprint)

One of the most popular deck features these days is a pergola such as the deck above (source: Zillow DigsTM). The above pergola design is a little different than most. Most pergola tops are parallel boards sitting on their side. The above is a checkered wood frame with some squares using lattice woodwork. If you’d like …

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