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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    Porcelain vs. Ceramic Outdoor Tile: What’s the Difference?

    Thinking of tiling your deck or patio? Let's compare your options, porcelain and ceramic, so you can make the best choice for your project.

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    What to Know About Outdoor Porcelain Tile

    Give up the hassle of stone and concrete slabs. Find out why outdoor porcelain tile is the most durable and...


    Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

    Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


    How to Shade Your Deck or Patio

    Sun-blocking solutions let you enjoy your deck or patio all day long


    7 Best Gifts For Making the Most Out of Outdoor Living Spaces

    In a world where we're all pretty much stuck at home, giving someone more time outdoors this winter might just...

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    Should I Get a Wall-Mounted Heater for My Patio?

    Learn how wall-mounted heaters can bring your patio year-round warmth without taking up precious floor space.


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    Top Fall Tasks to Winterize Your Deck

    These 7 winterization tasks keep your deck looking great and can prevent expensive repairs down the road.


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    Propane Patio Heater Usage and Maintenance Tips

    If you're the proud owner of a new propane patio heater, these usage and maintenance tips will help you keep...


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    What to Know About Chimineas

    A terracotta or metal chiminea stove can provide a warm, attractive and socially distanced gathering spot in your backyard or...


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    How to Install a Paver Patio Base

    Plastic panels eliminate TONS of labor.


    Save Up to 70 Percent on Outdoor Furniture and Accessories in Wayfair’s Way Day Sale

    Create a gorgeous outdoor oasis in your backyard with stylish patio furniture, accessories and more from Wayfair's biggest sale of...


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    How to Choose the Best Patio Heater

    A patio heater can make your outdoor living space a year-round gathering place. Learn the basics to determine which heater...


    Fixing Warped Deck Joists

    Warped deck joists can be a problem, whether you're building a new deck or resurfacing an old one. Joists dry...

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    Stuff We Love: Deck Products

    If you're thinking about a new deck or re-decking your existing one, use these proven products that were tested and...


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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...


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    Best Outdoor Rugs for Your Deck and Patio

    Outdoor patio rugs are an easy way to tie together outdoor decor and make your living space more homey and...


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    9 Best Outdoor Patio Fans

    An outdoor patio fan will help cool down your space, making it more comfortable for lounging on hot summer days.


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    How To Install Composite Decking Using Clips

    If you're looking for a clean look on your deck surface with no visible screws, consider using deck clips.


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    The Best Insect Repellents for Your Deck and Patio

    Sick of bugs ruining your outdoor gatherings? The right insect repellent can help control creepy critters in your yard.


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    10 Best Outdoor Folding Chairs for 2021

    Outdoor folding chairs are incredibly convenient for your patio or deck, with lots of stylish options to choose from.


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    Our Favorite Deck and Patio Shade Ideas

    Decks and patios don't offer the sun protection of a porch. That's why it's important to consider adding shade to...

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    Best Outdoor Speaker Systems for Your Deck

    These outdoor speaker systems will rock your patio parties with great sound and durability.


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    Our Favorite Patio Hammocks for Your Backyard

    A patio hammock can transform your outdoor space, turning it into a relaxing oasis.


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    How to Buy a Shade Sail

    A shade sail is an easy (and affordable) way to shade your patio or deck and add a pop of...


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    Best Patio Umbrellas in 2020

    Let us help you find the best patio umbrella to fit your budget, sense of style and need for shade.


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    10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs

    Summer 2020: The summer of staying at home. Kick back on the patio or deck with one of these inviting...


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    Best Patio Shade Sails and Ideas

    Our favorite patio shade sails make all your backyard oasis dreams come true!