Working with concrete is messy and hard work. But if you do it right the results can transform your home.
How to Move Large Rocks: Tips for Hauling Heavy Stones and Concrete Block
5 tips for saving your back
How to Build a Hammock Awning
Rock-solid posts and overhead shading make this hammock the perfect retreat on warm summer days.
Professor Works to Reduce Concrete Construction’s Carbon Footprint
Concrete production leads to a lot of greenhouse gas and a lot of heat. A professor in Texas is working...
How to Build a Table with a Concrete Top
The look and durability of natural stone—the cost and simplicity of concrete
Asphalt Repair and Crack Filling
Over time, every asphalt driveway develops cracks and pits. Here's how to fight back.
Laminate Repair Tips: Reglue Loose Laminate
Fix loose laminate quickly and easily before it breaks off
How to Estimate a Concrete Order
Calculate concrete prices and how many cubic yards of concrete you need for a walk, driveway or basement. How much...
How to Choose and Use Concrete Fasteners, Masonry Screws
Modern solutions for fastening wood and metal to concrete
15 Perfect Patio Designs
From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home....
Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio
Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.
How to Install Cement Board for Tile Projects
The best base for ceramic tile is waterproof cement board.
How to Repair Mortar Joints
Restore crumbling mortar joints with a chisel, a grinder and a lot of patience
How to Seal an Asphalt Driveway
Seal your asphalt driveway correctly and it could last up to 30 years.
Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
Make patio tiles stand up to Mother Nature with these installation and care tips.
How to Fix Spalling Concrete
What is concrete spalling and how do you fix concrete spalling? Don't replace your driveway, patio or basement floor—just resurface...
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...
How to Build Pathways: Brick and Stone Pathways
With a little imagination and a lot of muscle, you can build this walk in a three-day weekend