A deck can be the perfect setting to enjoying outdoor living. But, to entertain you have to make sure you have plenty of seating. Built-in benches are a great way to incorporate seating into your deck’s design. There are many styles that can be added as features to a deck, but most are framed with 2x4 or 2x6 material and then covered with decking to create a solid surface. Some benches have high back rests and others are backless to keep views unobstructed.
If you’re tired of replacing expensive patio furniture year after year, consider these creative built-in benches that can make your deck party-friendly every year.
Benches are great options to accent planters and can even provide safety precautions on the edge of decks that don’t require a handrail.
Built-in benches can complement the simplicity of the deck or as act an accessory that adds a unique design flair.
If space is tight, benches can double as a great outdoor storage solution.
They can even make your deck a destination for relaxation. With views like these you’ll definitely want a great seating area so you can enjoy them!
Consider using complementary colors on built-in furniture to add some wow to your deck.
Or, use a built-in bench to dine al fresco. Benches are a great way to include outdoor dining in your summer plans.
Built-in benches can also make it easy to cozy up around the fire with family and friends in the fall.