Deck and Patio

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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 great results.

How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio

The ultimate solution for a hopeless slab


How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers

No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!


Renew Your Concrete Patio: How to Stain Concrete

Get a new look with stain in two days


Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio

Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.

Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile

Make patio tiles stand up to Mother Nature with these installation and care tips.


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How to Build a Fire Table

A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor living space—and an invitation to gather around. It's also a...

Build a Circular Patio and Retaining Wall

Hilly, small or ho-hum yard? Modular pavers and blocks let you carve out a unique retreat darn near anywhere!