After the deck and railings are fully framed, a lattice is often used as an accent, providing both function and appeal. Traditionally lattice, or latticework, has been made from long, thin strips of wood connected at intervals in a crisscrossing pattern, creating a network of small, open spaces. Sections of lattice are made from vinyl and metal as well, although wood remains the most common for residential decks and patios. Here are some ideas for your lattice:
The lattice has been an architectural feature for centuries, in some cases even performing structural duties. For decks and patios it provides a bit of traditional flair and is easily painted or stained.
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