With an awesome backyard swimming pool, Anita and Ken decide to finally upgrade the tired concrete patio that surrounds it. Paul dives headfirst into this deck build and creates two connected areas, an upper lounge zone with a fire table and a trio of waterfalls that cascade into the pool, and a lower dining zone complete with a harvest table and outdoor kitchen. Anita and Ken can finally escape the sweltering summer sun under the shade slats and retractable awning of their awesome new poolside retreat.
Judy and Mick have lived in their home for over 40 years. They have a beautiful backyard and a deck that has seen better days. Now that they have five grandchildren who spend the summers at their home, they want to re-vamp their space into something that the whole family can enjoy. Paul decides to start from scratch and replace their old deck with a three-level space that has a bbq area, a sit-down bar, a dining space, a huge lounge with a sectional sofa, a fire table and a gorgeous cedar pergola overhead. After 40 years Judy and Mick will have the family space they've always dreamed of.
What do you do when you have a West Coast woman who misses home? You bring home to her backyard. In this incredible episode Paul builds a backyard deck that feels like a ski chalet in the mountains. This deck has everything including a circular pergola with a curved couch that surrounds a fire feature - perfect for cold nights sipping hot chocolate.
Selmin and Yasmin want to fill in their massive empty backyard with a deck big enough to accommodate their huge extended family. They also have an interesting request for Paul, create enough privacy so Yasmin can enjoy the outdoors without wearing her traditional Islamic headscarf. Paul's really into this one and builds a two-tiered deck. The first story level has three separate lounge zones that are completely sheltered from the rain and surrounded by retractable mesh screens to keep the bugs out. The second story level has decorative privacy screens and a curved translucent polycarbonate pergola that covers a dining zone and BBQ. This deck has a ton of style and privacy, and is truly one of a kind.
Anne and Dave love their home, but they're ready for a new deck. The deck has some sentimental value because Dave built it 20 years ago with Anne's father. Paul decides to try and keep some of Dave's original structure but gives the deck a facelift - plus a few extra touches. In this episode we see a deck completely transformed into an entertainer's dream. There's a bbq area with built-in counters, a lounge zone that looks out over the pool and a spectacular circular enclosed dining area with stone clad walls and a cedar roof. Dave and Anne get to keep a piece of the past while having a completely new space for their family's future.
In this episode Paul gets to design a deck for Boris, an executive chef and his wife Keren. And what's the main feature? A gorgeous stainless steel kitchen with custom stainless steel pergola posts overhead. But that's not the main feature for everyone. There's also a lounge with a huge hanging fireplace and comfy cushions. Oh, and of course the putting green, which is a particular landscaping triumph. Paul and the crew fight through bad weather, heat and crazy ideas. Order up!
Laura-Lea and Geoff have a deck that's rotting and has to go. It's so bad they'd, rather their two boys played in the front yard then out on the deck. Paul's team enters and gives them exactly what they want - a family friendly deck that has space for children to play and a space for mom and dadto relax at the end of a long day. With spots for lounging, bbqing, dining and two sets of stairs leading into the yard you have a space this family will love for years to come. The final result is spectacular.
Can you build an escape in your backyard that feels like one of your favorite travel spots? Absolutely. In this episode Paul and the crew take on one of their biggest challenges ever and completely transform a backyard to feel like a travel destination with an Asian flare. This yard has it all: fire features, waterfalls, and a grilling area that would make any man's heart sing. This deck takes staycation to a whole new level.
As busy parents always running two active kids to and from soccer games and tournaments, Lionel and Sonia want a true backyard oasis for the adults to enjoy. Going all in, they enlist Paul to completely remake their entire backyard! The makeover includes a unique circular island deck that is surrounded by waterfalls and a moat, and a complete outdoor kitchen and dining zone. With a pergola topped by shade sails and backed by decorative privacy screens, this deck provides Lionel and Sonia a true exotic escape from their suburban setting.
Susan and Burt bought the perfect new house to retire in, except their open backyard has a nice view and nothing else! Paul has carte blanche on this epic outdoor space, and builds a main deck with dining and cooking areas that's connected by three bridges to an octagonal island lounging deck. Stainless steel privacy screens block out the neighbouring houses, and stone clad posts support stainless steel pergolas that complete the modern look of the deck. Susan and Burt can now enjoy their retirement in luxury.
Cass lives at and runs a gorgeous beach club with an in-ground pool surrounded by 11 family cottages, and dreams of having a large outdoor communal space where everyone can congregate. Paul has the perfect solution, and it's big! He encompasses the pool with two lounges covered by twin pergolas with retractable awnings, a separate dining and outdoor kitchen zone, and a large sun lounging deck. Abundant fire features enable the party to continue well into the evenings, as do two large backlit see-through stone onyx panels. Glass panel railings allow the community to socialize and take in the stunning view of the lake all at the same time.
Geeta and Taran want something a little different. This couple wants to take their boring backyard and make feel as if they're back home in Trinidad. Taran also wants a bbq space where he can cook large family meals. Paul can't wait. This backyard is transformed into a space that begs you to relax. There's a hammock space with white river rocks beneath and a gorgeous cedar pergola above, a bbq zone, dining area and a stone lounge with a fireplace. This yard went from a place Geeta and Taran didn't want to spend time in to a place they won't want to leave.
No one likes maintaining a deck, and Cheryl and Andrew are proof of that! They want to replace their rotting cedar deck with a low maintenance version that has all the fixings. Paul's got the perfect solution, a deck that's surfaced completely in stone! This one's got a ton of add-ons, a massive hot tub, a covered BBQ that's connected to the house by a heated walkway, a fire table, a water feature and, finally, backlit translucent stone privacy screens! Not only will Cheryl and Andrew have practically no maintenance to do, they can also spend all of their free time relaxing on their luxurious new deck.
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