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15 Perfect Patio Designs

From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home. Whether you're looking to design a patio with pavers, brick or poured concrete, here are 15 perfect patio designs to inspire you.

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7 Deck Paint and Stain Color Ideas

Create the deck of your dreams with these paint and stain color ideas — tried and true, beautiful blue and...


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What Regions and Zones are Best for Growing Hostas?

Hostas can grow in a wide range of U.S. regions and zones. Here are the areas where they absolutely thrive.


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Hillside Landscaping Ideas for a Sloped Yard

Take advantage of a steep or hilly yard with these gorgeous landscaping ideas.


Update Your Backyard with Overstock’s Patio Super Sale

Give your outdoor space a fun summer makeover with the Overstock Patio Super Sale!

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Ideas for Landscaping With Potted Plants

Potted plants add interest, color and height to your outdoor space. Check out these chic Instagramable ideas for landscaping with...


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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...

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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....


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10 Amazing Front Yard Fence Ideas

Refresh your curb appeal with these stunning front yard fence ideas from Instagram!


14 Incredible Ice and Snow Sculptures

One of the most enjoyable aspects of cold weather is the ability to play in the snow. Whatever your age,...


Ready to Raise Chickens? These Are Our Favorite Coops!

Give your feathered friends a home they'll love with our favorite chicken coops available on Amazon.

10 Grilling Tools Worth Splurging On

Grilling season is here! Do you have all the high-end, high-tech and premium grilling tools you need?


The 30 Essential BBQ Tools You Need

These BBQ tools will enhance your favorite meals


13 DIY Projects Your Whole Family Can Do Together

Getting kids involved in DIY projects at an early age will help them gain confidence and skills they will put...


50 Incredible DIY Home Projects

If you're looking to become a DIYer or if you've been a DIYer for years we've got an assortment of...


10 Inviting Screen Porches, Rooms and Lanais

Cozy up with a view of the great outdoors with these screen porches, rooms and lanais.

8 Outdoor Projects You Can Do Yourself

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your backyard beckons! To help you make the best of the...


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5 Popular Paint Colors to Help Sell Your House

Painting a home's exterior can produce a big return on investment. Here are five trending colors to help maximize resale...


19 Outdoor DIY Projects to Help You Find Some Fresh Air

Get your car, lawn, home and yard in ship-shape with these outdoor DIY projects.


Your Home for All Things Outdoors

Your destination for tips, hacks and DIY inspiration for all things camping and grilling.


10 Front Porch Ideas That You’ll Love

Dress up your front porch to increase your home's curb appeal and make it a spot that's as inviting as...


The Most Insane Pest Control Ideas

Some of these wacky pest control ideas may not work for you, but others swear by them. If you have...


12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


11 Awesome Greenhouse Ideas for Spring

Ah, spring! If you're getting excited about planting season, here are 11 awesome greenhouse ideas to suit every backyard and...

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14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!

Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.


Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.


Cost vs. Value: Which Home Improvement Projects Are Best

Adding a bathroom or remodeling an outdated kitchen might bring some joy to your life, but it might not be...


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10 Cool Pool Water Features

Your pool will be the talk of the neighborhood when you add one of these fun pool water features.


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10 Outdoor Shower Ideas and Designs

It may seem like a luxury, but an outdoor shower is very DIY-friendly! Turn your yard into an oasis with...


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10 Best Pergola Ideas to Upgrade Your Backyard

Itching to do an ambitious DIY project in your yard? Take inspiration from these beautiful pergolas.