Deck and Patio
Get projects, tips and ideas for building and improving your deck and patio using stone, concrete, pavers and outdoor furniture.
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.
First-Timer’s Guide to Pouring a Concrete Patio
Poured concrete makes a terrific backyard patio and it's easier to succeed than you might think. Here's how to get...
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
Tips and Tools for Achieving Better Painting Results
Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what equipment is durable and yields...
How to Select the Best Trex Decking Colors for Your Outdoor Space
Tips and tricks on choosing the Trex decking colors that will best compliment your home.
Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
Make patio tiles stand up to Mother Nature with these installation and care tips.
31 Tips for Designing, Repairing, and Updating Your Deck
If you've had a deck for more than a couple years, chances are it'll need some work. After all, it...
How to Paint and Restore a Deck
Tips for your deck restore project: Protect the wood with special coatings made specifically for restoring your deck.
10 Awesome DIY Cabin Projects
Just because you're away from home doesn't mean you have to give up your home improvements! Here are 10 DIY...
15 Modern Deck Building Tips and Shortcuts
There are lots of new decking products on the market, and deck building methods continue to evolve and improve. Here...
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...