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Keep each area of your house interesting and unique by choosing the right materials, theme and aesthetic.

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The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


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9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again

Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.


10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...


Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.

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What to Know About Chimineas

A terracotta or metal chiminea stove can provide a warm, attractive and socially distanced gathering spot in your backyard or...


How to Build a Gazebo

Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.

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How to Build Deck Stairs

Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.


Does Your House Have a Mullet?

A mullet may be most commonly known as a hairstyle, but homes have adopted the look as well!


Raised Patio Planter

Our planter is tops for easy construction, sturdiness and convenience. Plus, the curves and trim make it a pretty addition...


Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio

Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.

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How to Build a Fire Table

A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor living space—and an invitation to gather around. It's also a...


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7 Deck Building Tips from the Pros

Techniques for deck building, framing a deck, building stairs and railings and adding deck trim.


Flashing a Deck Ledger Board on Vinyl Siding

Here's the right way to do it


Reader Project: Massive Backyard Stone Fireplace

David Peyton built this fireplace from 15 tons of assorted masonry: concrete, stone, block and firebrick. But there’s no mortar to...


Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out

12 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Any Budget

Whether you're putting your house on the market soon or simply want to make the exterior as beautiful and welcoming...