PVC Patio Furniture
Make your own outdoor chairs, tables, chaise lounges and more from high-quality, exterior-grade PVC. Create patio furniture in a range of colors…
Raising Patio Pavers
Follow these special techniques for removing sunken or dipped patio pavers and resetting them at the proper height. Make your patio perfectly…
Do it right. Do it yourself.
The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.
Build a Stone Patio or Brick Patio
Add a welcoming feature to your backyard with this attractive, long-lasting brick and stone patio. Our design easily adapts to fit your yard.…
Renew Your Concrete Patio
Concrete stains are a quick, inexpensive way to transform an uninteresting concrete slab into an elegant patio that’s vibrant with rich color.
How to Build a Screened In Patio
Love your patio but hate the bugs, wind and glaring sun? Our screened-in, post and beam patio enclosure with removable awning top solves it all.
How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
Thanks to modern materials, tile is now a durable and long-lasting option for exterior concrete patios–even in cold climates. Here’s what…
Drafty Patio Door? Weatherstripping Stops Drafts Cold
Patio door weather-strip seals slowly degrade and wear, letting in small drafts that are barely noticeable.
How to Shade Your Deck or Patio
Deck too hot? Learn about shade solutions for your deck or patio, from large canopies and awnings to DIY shade alternatives and inexpensive…
Replace a Patio Door
Install a new, efficient patio door and stop drafts, save energy, eliminate leaks and restore smooth operation. We walk you through all the…
How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers
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…
How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio
Is your old concrete patio an eyesore? You can avoid the cost and mess of tearing it out by just screwing down wood sleepers and decking over it.