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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.

    10 Mistakes You’re Making to Attract Mosquitoes to Your Home

    Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!


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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...


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    What To Know About Inflatable Hot Tubs

    Get the scoop on inflatable hot tubs — the pros and cons, care and maintenance, and the top models for...

    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...


    30 Low-Light Indoor Plants That Thrive in Near Darkness

    These low-light houseplants thrive without direct sunlight, so now you can have a touch of Mother Nature in every corner...


    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...

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    10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens

    How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.


    How to Keep Deer and Other Pests Away from Your Hostas

    Deer, rabbits and other animals love hostas just as much as gardeners. Here are some easy ways to keep these...


    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...


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    Best Potting Soil for Every Type of Plant

    If your plants are growing in a pot or container, you need potting soil. Here are our picks for the...


    Update Your Backyard with Overstock’s Patio Super Sale

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

    Green Industry Expo to Return In-Person This Fall

    After a year of virtual trade shows, the GIE+EXPO returns to its normal format this October.


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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...


    The Benefits of Planting Hostas

    Hostas boast vibrant foliage, are drought tolerant and grow practically anywhere. But those aren't their only benefits.


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    How to Build an Outdoor Pizza Oven

    An outdoor pizza oven is a major undertaking that results in a beautiful backyard showpiece. Here are the basics of...


    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...

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    The Overstock Spring Black Friday Sale Is Here

    Black Friday is early this year. Get your hands on the newest spring trends for your home with this major...


    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.


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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....


    Your Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

    When winter departs, it's time to check for damage and prepare for the hot weather ahead.


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    10 Amazing Front Yard Fence Ideas

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