Using Deck and Landscape Design Software

Blog entry by Mark posted 01-04-2013 04:21 AM 9546 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All -

The attached video may be of interest to some of you thinking about a deck or landscape design project; I captured it from my PC some months back showing how I use a design software package to take much of the risk out of expensive & elaborate projects like this. I thought I’d post it here, and I also have a more extensive deck & landscape design visualization article on my website as well if anyone is interested.

I seriously got my money out of this little software package – it’s been just incredibly useful for me.

As you’ll see, the entire exterior of my home is modeled in here. I never have to worry about picking the wrong color pavers or where to plant trees – as I always do it here first!

-- Mark, Jersey Shore, http://www.all-about-the-house.com

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posted 01-06-2013 06:13 PM

I’ll have to check this out.
How long did it take to get all your lot and house details in?

-- The difference between a pro and an amateur, an amateur points out his mistakes

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posted 01-06-2013 06:31 PM

It happened in iterations, Gary -

First swag, though… about 4-5 hours one Saturday morning.

-- Mark, Jersey Shore, http://www.all-about-the-house.com

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posted 01-06-2013 06:43 PM

Well I was inspired and took the plunge …
I’m not a perfectionist so the plans are more of a “rough draft” than anything specific.

It’s nice to see the possibilities of what I have created in my yard.

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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posted 01-06-2013 07:29 PM

Hi Deb -

I absolutely LOVE what you’ve done!

Rough draft or not, the rendering above is beautiful – and these give so much insight on just so many fronts. Especially when you take it to three dimensions which is, of course, what these software design packages facilitate so nicely. And I really love your property!! :-)

-- Mark, Jersey Shore, http://www.all-about-the-house.com

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posted 01-06-2013 10:07 PM

thanks :)

I love my property too …

-- ~ Debbie, Ontario Canada

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posted 01-24-2013 12:16 AM

Looks good. I use Punch Home Pro Architectural Series, which is great.
Design the house, deck, and landscape too.

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posted 02-12-2013 04:02 PM

I really want to check this one out.
Thank you for sharing this information!
Chris Mobley

-- Chris Mobley - www.cmobleydesigns.com

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posted 03-31-2016 04:02 AM

I watched the video and I found that the video helps me to know more about using deck and landscape design software. Actually that was a wonderful experience to me. bucky balls I really enjoyed that very much! Keep updating!

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posted 05-25-2016 04:00 AM

This post is very much helpful to know how to use Deck and Landscape design software. I think such posts are very useful to learn more about this software. directv select package I am expecting more posts on this blog on different home refurbishing tips.

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posted 07-11-2016 03:54 AM

Hi, Mark!!! Here you have shared an informative post. I think from this blog it is very easy to learn about how to use deck and landscape design software. I am so glad to get this wonderful opportunity. Keep updating!

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posted 07-21-2016 09:12 AM

The deck and landscape software does a good job of showing you spaces and how they work for those interested. It is definitely an interesting software and one worth watching out for. small business accountant

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