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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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How To Choose the Best Pool Decking Option For Your Backyard

Make the most of your backyard pool by wrapping it in pool decking. Here are some of the most common...


When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...


Homeowner’s Guide To Next Generation Grills

If your looking to up your grilling game beyond a basic gas or charcoal grill, here are three new evolutions...

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How To Clean and Maintain All Kinds of Patio Furniture

Whether your patio furniture is made of metal, wood or plastic, keep it in top form with these tips for...


5 Wayfair Memorial Day Sale Finds for Home and Yard

Get ready to shop! You can save on indoor and outdoor furniture, appliances, decor, storage and more with the Wayfair...

Don’t Miss Etsy’s Outdoor Sales Event

Get your hands on unique patio furniture and outdoor decor during the Etsy Outdoor Sales Event! We've got our eyes...


The Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...


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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Tips for Deck Repair and Maintenance

Here are our tips to give your deck a face-lift, not a teardown.

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Wood Deck vs Composite Deck: Which One Is Right for You?

Need help choosing deck boards? We've got you covered.


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13 Best Patio and Deck Cleaners

To get your deck or patio ready for summer, give it a good scrub-down. Using the right patio or deck...


Create a Backyard Oasis

With these DIY projects, it's easy to turn a bland outdoor space into an extension of your home you'll never...


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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...


The Home Depot Spring Sale 2021 Is Here

Bring on spring savings with The Home Depot's sale!

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.


40 Show-Stopping Home Projects You’ll Want to DIY

These stunning projects may look a little intimidating, but they are actually easy to DIY with our step-by-step plans. Which...


This Trio of Tools Will Save Your Sanity

These tools will come in handy over and over again.


The Original Grill Pad

The Original Grill Pad works to protect your deck surface, preserving the quality of your deck by preventing stains and...


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?



Why Composite Decking Makes Sense for Deck Rebuilds

Composite decking costs a little more than natural wood, but benefits like its sharp look, ease of maintenance, and durability...


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10 Really Cool Gas Fire Pits for Your Backyard

It's fire pit season! Is there anything better than enjoying the cool air and the outdoors by the fire? These...

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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...


30 Outstanding One-Day Backyard Projects

Save $100s and update your outdoor spaces instantly with these easy and inexpensive one-day backyard projects!


14 Ways to Add Space to Your Home that Won’t Break the Bank

The best way to make sure any renovation project will pay off with additional square footage is to check with...


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...


10 Breathtaking Outdoor Lighting Looks For Your Yard

There's nothing quite like the twinkle of outdoor lighting on a cool summer night. To get you inspired, we've rounded...