Deck and Patio

Get projects, tips and ideas for building and improving your deck and patio using stone, concrete, pavers and outdoor furniture.

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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 want to leave. Read on for 13 ways to achieve your very own backyard oasis.

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...


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.


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...

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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.


Decking That Doesn’t Burn

Don't build a deck you can't walk on during the hot summer months

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...


Tidy Tips From a Picky Painter

You can tell a good paint job because the new wall paint is only on the wall. We asked a...


Paver Patios That Will Save You Time and Effort

A simple system for installing flat and level pavers