Outdoor, Small Patio, Porch, Deck, Wood Patio, Porch, Deck, and Back Yard After raising the rear patio to the level of the kitchen, the team reused the original redwood decking and supplemented it with recycled pieces from other projects. Recessed planters punctuate a garden wall. Scott and Regina warm themselves by a Solus fire pit on chilly evenings.  outdoor spaces from Two Silicon Valley Vets Master the Smart Home Without Going Full “Jetsons”