Decked Out Designs for the Most in Outdoor Living | Midwest Living

Decked Out Designs for the Most in Outdoor Living

  • High Style, Low Maintenance Decks

    Trex® composite decking shown here in Trex Transcend® Spiced Rum offers superior durability, luxurious looks and decades of splinter-free fun. The deep, rich color of the deck, with realistic striations and an authentic wood grain, creates a beautiful contrast against the defined trim lines and bright colors of the home.  

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  • Create Hassle-free Shaded Spaces

    A Trex® Pergola™ is added to this deck to offer a shady, sturdy retreat that won't crack, rot or chalk. The pergola coordinates perfectly with Trex® railing. To create comfortable seating spaces that are both durable and beautiful, benches are made from the same weather-resistant, low-maintenance Trex material.  

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  • Design with Style and Sustainability

    Trex decking colors can be combined to create interesting conversation spaces that are high on design, but low on maintenance. This space is designed using Trex Transcend in 3 alternating colors to create a pattern that beautifully frames the multi-tiered water feature behind this home.

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  • Redesign Outdoor Entertaining

    Outdoor living means many different things to different people. Whether dining al fresco with friends, lounging or watching a favorite sporting event, Trex composite decking offers all the enjoyment of outdoor living without all the time-consuming maintenance. Trex Transcend® decking in Havana Gold and Spiced Rum are shown here along with Trex outdoor storage, both made of high-performance composite materials for durability and lasting beauty.

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  • Inspire creativity with color

    With 18 color options inspired by the great outdoors, high-performance Trex decking features an unbeatable combination of durability and long-lasting good looks. Trex Transcend is inspired by tropical hardwood and designed with realistic wood-grain patterns that create a premium look.

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  • Create Comfortable and Convenient Spaces

    Utilize under-deck storage to create outdoor living space with high style and high function. Use mixed materials such as composite decking and stone to complement the home’s exterior. Also on trend, comfortable seating spaces anchored by a fire pit to warm up cool evenings and conversations.

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  • Outdoor Cooking Made Easy

    The outdoor kitchen trend continues this year, with BBQs and grills that maximize space, but can handle more than your average steaks, hot dogs and burgers. Spills and stains from grilling are not a challenge for Trex composite decking, thanks to its high-performance shell technology.

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  • Designer duos define spaces

    Use Trex® Outdoor Lighting™, create custom lighting effects and enjoy your deck long after the sunsets.  

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  • Design a Backyard Oasis

    Transform your backyard into an outdoor oasis. The island-inspired streaking of Trex Transcend® tropical decking line mimics the one-of-a-kind beauty of hardwood without any of the hassle. And, as with all Trex products, Transcend is made from 95% recycled materials and is protected by industry-leading warranty coverage.

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  • Unique uses for decking materials

    Not only is Trex great for decking and railings, but Trex offers a wide variety of solutions including substructures, outdoor lighting and furniture to complete any outdoor living space.  When used to design a dining table or bar, Trex can create a space that has style and sustainability. For more information, visit: 

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