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How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio
The ultimate solution for a hopeless slab
This Paver Patio Base Will Save Your Back
22 Incredible Ideas for a Relaxing Backyard Space
Reader Project: Grand Backyard Patio and Pergola
Reader Project: Massive Backyard Stone Fireplace
Save Deck Space With These 10 Patio Storage Ideas
10 Best Small Patio Ideas
You don't need a lot of space to make a statement, just check out these inspiring small patio ideas.
How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench
At first glance, this bench may look like a complex project. But take a closer...
15 Perfect Patio Designs
From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value...
Patio Furniture Trends for 2018
It's almost patio season! If you're in the market for new patio furniture or just...
11 Amazing Stone Patios
The best part of an outdoor patio is having a place to relax and entertain...
How to Build a Screened In Patio
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How to Buy a Patio Umbrella
For proper shade, safety and protection, you need to pick the best patio umbrella for...
Patio Plants that You Can Eat
Every patio looks best with well-chosen accent plants that add color, texture and even fragrance....
10 Ways to Improve Your Patio Living
Don't let your patio go to waste this summer! Whether you are setting up chairs...
Build a Stone Patio or Brick Patio
We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio
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
16 Hand-Selected Reader Projects from The Family Handyman
Ranging in size, difficulty and design, these 16 reader projects are as unique as the DIYers...
Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio
Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.
Reader Project: DIY Backyard Oasis
This backyard oasis has it all: a pergola, fire pit, outdoor kitchen and more. It...
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...
Patio PVC Furniture
Where to find parts and plans for making DIY PVC furniture
How to Make Plant Markers
Plant markers. Unique, simple and really inexpensive.
Reader Project: Traditional Outdoor Wood-Fired Oven