Skirting at the deck is referred as applying other materials to cover an empty space under the deck. There are numerous deck skirting ideas to cover those space, it could be a horizontal or vertical shape, wood or stone material, and others.
DIY deck skirting is widely applied at elevated deck that stand between the bottom of the deck and the ground. Various materials are available to skirt the deck. Among those, some popular materials are lattice, wood boards, stones, and bricks.
It might be true that deck only plays as additional element at your living area, but by applying one deck skirting ideas, you can have the best day at the best place just by sitting in your deck. It must be unique, but inexpensive way.
Deck skirting is not only useful to hide uneven ground yard, furthermore, you can use it as an additional storage under your lovely house. So, here are some deck skirting ideas to redesign your deck’s appearance and adding unique underground storage.
1. Westport Coastline Home
One reason why elevating deck becomes popular in some areas is because it ability to provide a great drainage. It’s more useful when the rainy season comes.
But the empty space under the deck and beyond the ground could lead another problem. As you can see from the design, this deck skirting is the only solution.
This is a cozy and warm place to live in since it equipped with vinyl deck skirting nicely. Vinyl is a versatile material, very durable, applicable, and easy to get.
2. Water and Fire Deck Skirting
For many reasons, water and fire are two different things that can’t be together. But this idea of deck skirting breaks the boundary between those two.
You have a magical design if you are able to combine both, just like what you see from this deck skirting. Fire at the top, while water at the bottom to perfect it.
This is a mini horizontal deck skirting that painted in grey. Supported with other natural element such as water, solid rock, and the greenery things, this place will fit for every occasion.
3. All Season Deck Skirting
For four seasoned home, having a versatile deck skirting is a must. You surely don’t want to change the deck skirt at every seasons which is difficult to apply.
To deal with various season, you have to use a wood base material to skirt the deck. This material is versatile through the seasons, so you don’t have to worry it doesn’t match with it.
This vertical deck skirting is combined with artificial stone to enhance the entire deck. The series of flower at the front provide a perfect scenery for this yard.
4. Unrefined Deck Skirting Style
Wood is a popular choice for deck skirting, especially for house that is made from wooden base material. This is a great example of wooden house and wood deck skirting.
If you pay attention to the details, this home is categorized as an elevated home. So, beside to improve the home appearance, this deck skirting is also useful for under ground storage.
The wood material is come from repurposing fence board. This is an old school method actually, but the result is quite impressive for every details.
5. Vertical Wood Plank Deck Skirting
Compare to horizontal style, a vertical deck skirting has ability to make the deck looks higher. The best material for this style is to use a wood panel or fencing plank.
This deck skirting using the same color as applied at the railing to create a harmonious look. The brown color gives some fabulous and elegant look to entire space.
You will enjoy and relax to spend your time here with your relative and other person you connected. The will be amazed with what you have done to the deck.
6. Multilevel Deck Skirting Design
Let’s say you two floors house with some open area between the ground and the last deck. So, a good way to cover those uneven ground and the top deck is by applying multilevel deck skirting.
To cover all open space under the deck is not easy task if you have two flooring house. As you can see from this image, this is two floors house.
You can start by installing lattice material from the edge of the deck. Another idea, you can hang them beyond the ground lever to get unique touch.
7. Modern Mid Century Exterior Deck Skirting
This simple deck skirting is depicting modern mid century nicely. The wood base material is applied horizontally at the terrace floor in a simple way.
For the owner of small deck, a horizontal stripe style is very recommended in order to cover the flaw below the deck. Still, you can give some adjustment at it.
Due to its simplicity, this desk appearance is not unique as other style and design. But the main point is, this deck skirting is still useful to hide uneven ground appearance.
8. Simple Wooden Deck Skirting
No matter how low is your deck, it still needs some attention even refinement. Especially if you have a wooden deck, you can add some element to make it more unique.
You can install long wooden panel as deck skirting to cover the space under it. This is harmonious design if you look at it, the wooden deck and the deck skirting is an obvious.
Since everything is so in line and has descent look, you will have the best time in here. It’s just like your stage where you can express every thought you have.
9. Wooden Rustic Elevated Deck Skirting
An elevated home and deck can be amazing because it gives you a spectacular view from every point of the deck. It’s not only useful to avoid your home get drowned, but also great in every aspect.
Having this deck skirting in your home will be wonderful for every reason. You can have an amazing day by spending your time here by enjoying a cup of tea or coffee.
The rustic style from the deck skirting bring a natural element to every details. You can make this DIY deck skirting as additional storage for the house as well.
10. Elevated Custom Deck Skirting
Sometimes, the deck skirting materials that you want to buy are manufactured in certain shape. While considering your deck design, the style is not really fit to apply.
Do not stuck on the style because you can have a custom made deck skirting. This DIY deck skirting will give a distinct style and bring your deck to a further level.
According to this design, the deck skirting is made from lattice that crafted in certain style from wood shims. The pattern that applied at the deck is mean to keep a moisture and humidity level.
11. Easy Vertical Deck Skirting
This is another vertical desk skirting in the list. According to its appearance, this is the easiest deck skirting style that you can try by your own hand.
You only a bunch of wood planks as the base material, so it would be an inexpensive project compared to other models. Other stuff you may need such as paint and some nails.
This deck skirting looks so practical and simple, also helping you to hide any unwanted view. You can add a small door if you want to use it as mini warehouse.
12. Luxurious High Deck Skirting
High deck level give both advantage and disadvantage. The advantage is you can have a spacious room left, but sometime it gives you a problem how to make it useful for every purpose.
The best way to make it more useful is by applying vertical deck skirting. It’s not recommended for you to install horizontal deck skirting, especially if you live in area with high humidity.
It will make your deck more vulnerable and you have to change it in certain period. If you insist to apply in horizontal style, pick an artificial stone material for deck skirting.
13. Exterior Brown Deck Skirting
By looking at the design, you are already known that this is the best place to have leisure. A wooden based home with brown color is an excellent to build a home.
Though, you can still add more artistic element by giving it skirt. But because this home design is using multilevel deck, you just can’t cover all the space with deck skirting.
As a solution, you can put a lattice material from the corner of your deck. You can have a great look by adding this kind of skirt mode.
14. Outdoor Living Deck Skirting
Spending the time at outdoor deck is one favorite activities for many. But it must be supported with descent deck design and style, such as deck skirting.
Having this deck in your home will make enjoy every moment that you have in here. Besides the best deck skirting, you will be pampered with sensational landscape.
According to style and design of this deck, this is an expensive project. But if you have some ideas, you can make an inexpensive version at your own.
15. High Deck Skirting Home
This home is something that offer luxurious look and pleasant feeling for every dweller. This luxurious home can be seen clearly from it elegant deck model.
One key to make a deck skirting like this is applying the right material. Since it located at the high, the best material to use is wood base deck skirting.
There are vast areas under the deck that you can use as a mini garden, or other place to have a leisure. This will improve your home appearance into something extraordinary.
16. Metallic Deck Skirting Design
Common material for deck skirting is wood base, though you can use other material if you have extra money. Take a look for this metallic deck skirting design.
Form the staircase into the railing, everything at deck is covered by metal material. The only exception is the flooring which made entirely from wood base material.
But the color at the floor creates a harmonious look with the metal material and blended nicely. The kitchen set is a great complement for the whole design.
17. Custom Wood Panel Deck Skirting
Custom style of deck skirting will always work to improve your home appearance. Since it custom made, you can explore every kind of material that you are going to use.
Let’s take a look to this custom wood panel with rounded shape. The idea is to cover the space between the ground and the deck as the basic, but also works to avoid any plant disease from growing.
Though, you are advised to provide some vents, so the area under the deck still gets moisturized. But if you have a problem with rats and the small animal, you can close it tightly.
18. Combo Deck Skirting Ideas
Don’t worry that you are running out of idea or material if you have a combo deck. You can use other material that is available and other idea that you have.
Since this combo deck has rounded shape, the finest way to apply a deck skirting is in vertical style. It’s quite difficult if you insisted to apply a horizontal style for rounded deck shape.
The wooden panel that applied on vertical style here is successfully giving a new look for this decks. While applying the panel, just gives a space about one inch between the wood.
19. Modern Patio Deck Skirting
It doesn’t matter what you want to do here, but this modern patio with deck skirting will be the best place to spend your time and having a quality time.
There horizontal deck skirting at some part and vertical deck skirting at the bottom of the deck. This is a truly unique combination since it using two style of deck skirting.
This design will not stop to amaze you for every details that has. The wood material offers a luxurious look while the white color is a good accent in the middle of natural element of wood.
20. Modern Deck Skirting Patio
From this design, you can see that this beautiful deck is surrounded nicely by some greenery element. One of the best element that everyone needs at their home.
In fact, the basic idea of this backyard design is applying natural theme. As you see, there are some water, a stone flooring, wooden fence, and supported with tall trees as the background.
The deck skirting itself is hiding under the water, or you may say a pool deck for sure. Thanks to the clear water, the deck skirting is shown in unique and spectacular at the same time.
21. Lattice Work Deck Skirting
In order to hide any unwanted sight under the deck while adding some function from the house, a lattice deck skirting can be a good choice to apply.
Lattice is a common material used to redesign some fences, vents, and other ornamental element to improve home appearance. It’s simple, yet versatile for every need.
One of many advantages of having lattice deck skirting is the probabilities of getting the best air circulation that you highly need for your basement.
22. Patterned Lattice Deck Skirting
Everything about latticework will never fail to amaze your feeling. Take this example from patterned lattice deck skirting ideas, it is so wonderful yet useful.
This style of deck skirting is completely elegant and classic through the pattern and the color that used. A box pattern will ensure that the underground space has the right amount of humidity level.
The entire design will give the entire space gets the right level of moisture as well. Furthermore, you can use this under deck area as additional storages for your home.
23. Fence Board for Deck Skirting
Applying a classic idea doesn’t mean your home turn out to be an old. Repurposing a fence board could be an inexpensive way to get a fine deck skirting for your home.
Many homeowners considered a fencing board as versatile material for every purpose. The main reason is because fence boards are easy to get, yet very affordable.
Installing some fence boards into a deck skirting is easy as you fence your home yard. White color at your deck skirting is what you need to improve your home.
24. Vertical Deck Skirting
As mentioned before and before, wooden panel is a popular material for deck skirting. The flexibility and the versatility are some advantages that owned by wood.
The vertical style that applied on this deck is to make visually higher than the original. This is very useful especially if you have low deck at your home yard.
This is inexpensive project since you can get this material with less effort. In order to make it more useful, try to add a small door so the under deck area is still accessible.
25. Artificial Stone for Deck Skirting
You can use an artificial stone as your deck skirting if you want to material that has long durability. What’s more, this kind of material is now available at various style and form.
This is a vertical deck skirting that wonderfully crafted as DIY project. But no matter how did you apply it, this artificial stone is never fail to amaze you.
At a glance, the appearance of this deck skirting is the same as wooden deck skirting. An artificial stone for deck skirting is usually made from polyurethane or polyethylene foam.
26. Colorful Stone Deck Skirting
Other great way to have reliable deck skirting is using stone base material. No matter how’s your home style, this material will work the best to enhance your home appearance.
This home is completely built from wooden base, but the deck skirting is using stone. The stone that painted in various pastel color to create a harmonious look for the wood.
This is unique design though since it combined with two different element of the nature. This skirting idea will give your entire home gets a new look that is stunning.
27. Lattice Patterned Deck Skirting
Lattice is a common model of deck skirting that applied by many elevated houses. The reason is simple, because lattice style can fit with various style of home design.
This lattice deck skirting with box patterned is complementing the entire appearance of house. It’s painted in white which creating harmonious look with the entire home theme.
Actually, you can choose between lattice or vinyl material for this design. But for many reasons, lattice base material is very recommended to use.
28. Rustic Fencing Board Deck Skirting
For the fans of rustic look, deck skirting is other element that you can use to express your favorite. This horizontal deck skirting is easy project to apply, even if you don’t have skill at all.
All you need is to install some fencing boards horizontally. In order to match with the staircase, this deck skirting is letting unpainted to strengthen the rustic look.
This DIY project of deck skirting is not difficult to make. Even you are newbie to the woodwork field, or you don’t have great skill, you still have a chance to make it real.
29. Faux Stone Deck Skirting
It’s up to you whether to use natural material like wood and stone or artificial material like vinyl and others. Though, natural material is the most recommended to use.
This design is using faux stone which can provide natural look. The faux stone offers a strength material compared to other even the color option is limited.
Especially if you have a plan to use the under deck as home storage, a deck skirting that made from faux stone is highly recommended because it van give high level of safety.
30. Brown Patterned Deck Skirting
This deck skirting is not only useful to hide any uneven sight from the ground under the deck, but also as a part of home décor. It’s beautiful from the patter that used.
While you can have this pattern from some manufactures, but it’s recommended to make through DIY project.
Through this way, you can have your special pattern that will fit your space.
Because this home is constructed by wooden base material, so in order to create a harmonious look, you should make a deck skirting form wooden material too.
Those DIY design are the best proof that vertical and horizontal deck skirting is not only useful to create additional storage for the house, but also enhancing the entire look of the deck. Whether you use wood, stone, or lattice materials, all you can get is wonderful deck appearance.
Well if you are in budget, you can make it in inexpensive way. Don’t get stuck with those deck skirting ideas. You can adjust those designs to fit with your budget and ideas.