The owners wanted an open concept that would open to their backyard. They also wanted to increase the size of the deck. After going through some design iterations we decided on a two level layout with the lower deck having a wide step without railing. The owners wanted an open concept that would open to their backyard. They also wanted to increase the size of the deck. After going through some design iterations we decided on a two level layout with the lower deck having a wide step without railing. A bench was added to the lower deck. Flush mount LED lighting was added to the steps for safety as well as eye appeal.