To take advantage of the space beneath a second-floor deck, consider installing an underdeck. As a ceiling to the underside of the deck it also protects the area from rain and snow. The vinyl material acts as a ceiling drainage system and creates a ground level outdoor room or useful found space for storing bicycles and gardening equipment.
The Fall Parade of Homes, sponsored by the Home Builders Association of Lincoln, is from Oct. 2-9. The parade is free and runs 6-8 p.m. weekdays and 1-6 p.m. weekends.