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Remove a rotten fence post quickly and easily with a shovel and sledge.
Attaching a deck ledger board to a vinyl-sided house requires a few extra trim pieces to keep water from leaking behind the siding. Here's a rundown of the materials and procedure.
An old deck with a sound structure doesn't have to be torn down. You can remove the worn out decking and railing, and then replace it with new, low-maintenance decking and railing – a brand-new deck for a lot...Read more»
Big outdoor planters are a great way to display flowers, but moving them is backbreaking. Here’s a simple way to cut the weight in half—and improve drainage at the same time.
Deck seen too many summers? Give it a new lease on life for less than $300. We'll show you how to clean and renew your deck like a pro in two four-hour periods.
This outdoor shed/closet is small, but compact. It'll hold most of your gardening and lawn care tools and supplies and keep them close at hand and well organized.
Renew an old concrete patio with decorative brick or concrete pavers. You don't have to remove the concrete. Here's how to do it quickly and easily.
Improve your lawn's natural defenses and reduce future maintenance chores with these common sense cures for spots, thatch, fairy rings, grubs and shade.
Try these expert and homeowner-tested solutions to common backyard landscape problems—eroding slopes, a shady lawn, wet soil, bad soil, mushrooms and swampy areas.
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Learn how to turn a skinny sapling into a healthy adult tree. With a good location, the right size hole and the right soil, even an anemic seedling can develop into a thick-limbed, leafy shade tree in just a few years.
Build a vine-covered pergola in your backyard to shade a stone patio or wood deck using wood beams and lattice set on precast, classical-style columns. The dappled sunlight created by the overhead latticework creates a cool, relaxing ...Read more»
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