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    Outdoor Furniture You Can Buy Online For Under $250

    Looking to breath new life into your outdoor spaces this year? Look no further than this list of beautiful outdoor...


    How to Choose Between Cedar, Pressure Treated Wood & Composite Decking

    Which is the best decking material: cedar, pressure-treated, or composite lumber? Here is a comparison of their durability, appearance, and...


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    Outdoor Patio Tiles: 10 Best Ideas

    Outdoor flooring should be durable, easy to maintain and, of course, stylish! We're sharing these outdoor tile ideas to inspire...


    Decking That Doesn’t Burn

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


    Trex Decking: Here’s What You Need to Know

    Demand for environmentally friendly, virtually maintenance-free Trex composite decking grows every year. Why has this home-improvement upstart captured so much...


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    10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For

    Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...


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    6 Repair Tips for Patio Heaters

    Is your patio heater malfunctioning? These six repairs fix the most common problems people have with their patio heaters.


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    Guide to Choosing the Best Outdoor Curtains

    Create an intimate open-air space with outdoor curtains, a stylish solution for adding privacy and shade to your patio, pergola...

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    Homeowner’s Guide to Outdoor Carpet

    Outdoor carpet can add inviting color and character to your patio or deck. Here's what you need to know about...


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    What to Know About Plastic Decking and Tiles

    Tired of refinishing your moldy old wooden deck? Plastic decking is easy to install, requires no finishing and is extremely...


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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...


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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

    Let plastic paver patio base panels take the place of the gravel base to 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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    Pouring Concrete Patio: A First Timer’s Guide

    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.