Deckorators, part of the UFP Retail Solutions family, recently compiled top trends from its Certified Pros to help inspire a greater understanding of what outdoor living can be.

When it comes to updating an outdoor space — whether you are installing a new deck or giving the surrounding area a much-desired facelift — one way to stand out from the crowd is with unique features utilizing unexpected, yet durable materials like composite decking. 

The growing outdoor living brand recently gathered their top Certified Pros from across the country on a panel discussion that explored what they’re seeing out in the field. Please find an attached report compiling the top trends with quotes and photography to help inspire a greater understanding on the power of what outdoor living can be.

Waterfront Living: Style Meets Durability

The future of waterfront living is in holistic design, correlating design aesthetics from home to dock by utilizing materials that deliver where it counts.

The Outdoor Room: Covered Decks & Pergolas

How multi-purpose spaces help transition and bring together indoor and outdoor elements.

Functional Spaces: Design with Intention

Where lifestyle features meet design and contractors flex their problem solving skills.

Bonus Insights: Going Extra on Outdoor Living

Making the most out of small spaces;

Breaking up a large deck into multiple living zones.

The full report can be viewed here.