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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
Patio Plants that You Can Eat
Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
How to Build a Screened In Patio
15 Perfect Patio Designs
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
Build a Stone Patio or Brick Patio
We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio
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 a Deck Over a Concrete Patio
The ultimate solution for a hopeless slab
How to Build a Fire Table
A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor living space—and an invitation...
Does Your House Have a Mullet?
A mullet may be most commonly known as a hairstyle, but homes have adopted the look as well!
This Paver Patio Base Will Save Your Back
Plastic panels eliminate TONS of labor.
22 Incredible Ideas for a Relaxing Backyard Space
Create any of these backyard entertaining spaces and your friends and family will want to...
Save Deck Space With These 10 Patio Storage Ideas
Short of space on your deck? Check out these fabulous space-saving patio storage solutions.
How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench
At first glance, this bench may look like a complex project. But take a closer...
Patio Furniture Trends for 2018
It's almost patio season! If you're in the market for new patio furniture or just...
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 PVC Furniture
Where to find parts and plans for making DIY PVC furniture
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...
Reader Project: Massive Backyard Stone Fireplace
David Peyton built this fireplace from 15 tons of assorted masonry: concrete, stone, block and firebrick. ...
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Reader Project: Traditional Outdoor Wood-Fired Oven
Reader Project: Grand Backyard Patio and Pergola
Michael McGuire didn’t originally plan to tackle this huge project himself. But after seeing...
How to Buy a Patio Umbrella
For proper shade, safety and protection, you need to pick the best patio umbrella for...
11 Amazing Stone Patios
The best part of an outdoor patio is having a place to relax and entertain...