One of the challenges we come across often as we design walkout elevated decks is the column/post placement. It’s never appealing to have a window or door looking out at a column. This deck would typically have a minimum of 3 posts, but since we kept the design simple, we were able to make the 20’ span with just 2 posts by upgrading to an engineered beam. The result is an unobstructed view from the walk-out basement. With a purposely simple design, it’s the details and finishes that bring t...