Backyard Projects

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Build A Stylish Portico In Five Steps

Adding a portico to your existing porch can create a sense of stylish elegance to your entryway. You

Make Your Shed A Playhouse

If you have a shed that isn’t being used, you can turn it into a shed playhouse without much effort.

Build A Sandbox In 6 Steps

Adding a sandbox to your backyard is a great way to enhance your backyard playground and offers kids

Building A Safe Outdoor Fire Pit

Gathering around an outdoor fire pit with friends and relatives is an enjoyable experience – especially

Building A Steam Shower Cabin

A steam shower cabin has always been used by people seeking to enjoy the health-related benefits derived

Steam Room Construction Basics

Adding a steam room to your home evokes a spa-like ambiance while offering health benefits. A steam

Build a Barbecue Pit in 5 Steps

Deciding to build a barbecue pit opens the world of backyard parties, al fresco dining and family activities.

Canopy Roof Building 101

A canopy roof acts as backyard shelter to protect outdoor gatherings, vehicles and anything else that

Build Your Own Spark Arrestor

If you have an outdoor fire pit, you should install a spark arrestor to ensure that no flaming debris

How To Build A Hot Tub House

A hot tub house combines the relaxation of a hottub with the privacy of an enclosed room, all in your

Build A Moisture-Proof Steam Room

To protect your walls and flooring from water damage, it is best to moisture-proof your steam room. It

How To Build A Wood-Fire Pizza Oven

An outdoor pizza oven offers a fun, unique way to make great-tasting pizza. While building a pizza oven

Build A Mortarless Retaining Stone Wall

A retaining wall can add curb appeal and value to your home. By carefully following these steps, you

How To Construct A Copper Dome

A copper dome will add a dramatic look to any gazebo or structure. They look beautiful, add a distinctive

How To Build A Wood-Burning Fire Pit

Build a wood-burning fire pit to maximize use of your backyard, even during the cooler months of the

Make a Safe Tire Swing for Children

Children love to play on tire swings when they’re growing up. However, tire swings can be dangerous

Swing Set Maintenance

Maintaining a swing set won't be costly or time consuming. By following a few maintenance tips, you will

How To Decorate A Swing Set

Decorate your swing set create a custom designed play area. This is an excellent project in which to

Swing Set Safety: Four Ways to Keep Kids Safe

As with any play or outdoor equipment, playing a swing set carries a certain level of potential hazard.

How To Lay A Flagstone Walkway

A flagstone walkway can introduce an attractive and functional feature into your garden or simply give

Moving a Playhouse

Moving a playhouse can be a rather daunting task. Depending on the type of playhouse you have, and depending

Moving A Wooden Swing Set

A wooden swing set looks great among the trees and foliage of your backyard. When you move houses or

Making A Metal Picnic Table

Make dining outside more fun by eating at your homemade picnic table. A standard outdoor table and chairs

How to Build an Outdoor Playhouse

An outdoor playhouse in the backyard is a classic place for both boys and girls to play outside. Not

Enhancing Your Outdoor Playhouse With These Tips

Customize your children's outdoor playhouse to create an even more functional and imaginative space for

Renovate Your Old Outdoor Playhouse

Whether you are fixing up your old childhood playhouse for your own kids, or simply sprucing it up for

Making Your Own Wooden Playhouse

A wooden playhouse is a beloved, imaginative place for children to play, generation after generation.

Sealing A Wooden Playhouse

Building a wooden playhouse for your kids is a great idea, but you'll have to protect the wood if you

How To Weave A Rope Hammock

A Mexican rope hammock, also known as a Mayan hammock, is usually made from nylon or cotton rope. A cotton

Installing a Hammock Swing

There are several ways to install a hammock swing, also referred to as a hammock chair. These hammocks

Creating your Own Hammock Swing

A single seat hammock swing needs less room than a regular beach or rope hammock, which makes it an excellent

How to Maintain Your Gazebo

It is important to take care of a gazebo, both inside and out. Harmful or unwanted plants need to be

Removing An Old Gazebo

There may come a time when the condition of your gazebo is such that the the best thing to do is to remove

Garden Gazebo Plans

There are many different types of garden gazebos. Some people will want a traditional Victorian style,

The DIY Outdoor Gazebo Guide

There are many different types of outdoor gazebo. Some are permanent structures built out of wood, metal,

Best Ground To Place A Canopy Gazebo

A canopy gazebo is a great way to spruce up the backyard garden, or add a covered shelter for special

How To Assemble A Canopy Gazebo

A canopy gazebo is one of the easiest types of gazebos you can install. Once the location has been leveled,

Gazebo Cover Types and Designs

When it is time to replace your gazebo cover, there are a number of materials, types, and designs available.

Restoring Your Old Gazebo Cover

A gazebo cover will fade and develop minor damage over time. Stitches will fray and come loose, falling

Protect Your Gazebo With A Gazebo Cover

To get the most out of a gazebo, the best solution is to install a gazebo cover. These covers are available