Backyard Projects

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3 Creative Uses for PVC Pipe

Polyvinyl chloride, commonly known as PVC, is a highly durable and flexible plastic that is used in a

How to Make a Light Frame Out of PVC Pipe

PVC or polyvinyl chloride is a type of plastic that is used for plumbing, building supplies and many

How to Safely Add a Heater to a Tree House

If you have a tree house, chances are you may want to heat it so you can use it longer. Even in a house,

Accessible Backyard Design Process

There are a few things you should consider during the design process for an accessible backyard. A backyard

A Birdhouse isn't Complete without These Accessories

Adding the right accessories will make any birdhouse complete. These accessories will help attract more

How to Build a Canopy for a Dog Pen

Having a dog at home means you will need to build a canopy so that he can stay outside. A canopy can

Installing a Motion Detector Water Sprayer

A motion detector water system can also help keep neighborhood cats and dogs out of your yard, predators

How to Install a Fountain in Your Patio Pond

If you have a patio pond, placing a fountain in it can greatly enhance the overall appearance of the

How to Make a Backyard Soccer Goal

Constructing your own backyard soccer goal is a great family project, and it will let the soccer enthusiasts

How Make a Concrete Tree Rings

Concrete tree rings can make a tree look significant and set it apart from the rest of its environment.

Build a Rock Pond In Your Backyard

Building a rock pond requires a large section of your yard, a pond liner, a large variety of rocks, and

How Can I Keep My Backyard Fire Pit from Leaving Marks on the Grass?

A backyard fire pit will leave marks on your grass due to the heat and it mat keep the grass below it

How to Build a Kids Soccer Goal

Building a kid’s soccer goal is a light and easy family project that you and your children can

How to Clean Astroturf

AstroTurf made its 1965 debut in the Astrodome, lending the synthetic grass look-a-like its name. Unfortunately,

How to Set Up a Croquet Court

Croquet is a fun outdoor game that is played on the lawn. The objective of the game is to knock a wooden

6 Things to Know When Choosing a Soccer Ball

The soccer ball used during the 2010 Fifa World Cup was an Adidas ‘Jabulani’, which literally

Building a Playground Slide in Your Backyard

Building a playground slide in your backyard is a challenging activity as you have to ensure that the

How to Build a Tunnel Slide for Your Backyard Playset

A tunnel slide can occupy children for hours. A backyard playset will encourage your kids to play outdoors

Your Outdoor Backyard Gym: Installing a Body Curl Station

Where lack of access to a gym is a barrier that prevents you from undertaking exercise, installing a

How to Build a Toddler Slide for Your Backyard

A toddler slide is usually short in size and length (less than 4 feet) to help protect children against

How to Build a Spiral Slide for Your Backyard Playground

One of the most popular structures in playgrounds for kids is the spiral slide. This exciting addition

Building a Ball Pit for Your Children's Play Area

Building a ball pit for your children’s play area may not be the cheapest project, but it’ll

Work Out in Your Backyard: Building a Pull Up Station

You can develop your own backyard gym and build an outdoor pull up station. The pull up station will

How to Build a Free Standing Shade Structure for Your Backyard

A free standing shade structure is usually placed at a distance from the main building. In the case of

How can I add a lock to my sliding barn door?

Adding a lock to a sliding barn door, is a step toward making your barn much more secure. There are many

The Importance of Proper Firewood Storage

Wood is a renewable clean source of energy and there is nothing more comforting than a cozy fire on cold

How long does it take polyurethane coating to dry?

Polyurethane coating takes quite some time to dry all the way. According to professional floor installers,

Building Firewood Storage Racks in Your Garage

Firewood storage racks are a great way to keep a stockpile of usable firewood close at hand. If you have

Seasoning Firewood: Do it Properly

Seasoning firewood is necessary before the wood can be safely and reliably burned on the fire. Firewood

Maintaining a Wooden Outdoor Storage Shed

An outdoor storage shed needs maintenance form time to time. If you don’t perform any maintenance,

How to Build a Trampoline for Your Backyard

A trampoline in your backyard will help you to keep fit and at the same time releases you from pressure

How to Build a Toddler Trampoline

Building a toddler trampoline is not an overly difficult task. It is also a fun project which will surely

How to Construct Trampoline Nets for Safe Jumping

A trampoline is great exercise, and a lot of fun, but it can also be dangerous, which makes trampoline

How to Install a Trampoline Pad

The trampoline is one of the most common items to purchase for the backyard. They not only promote good

How to Build a Square Trampoline

If you would like to keep your body fit and at the same time have fun with your family and friends, a

How to Weatherproof a Trampoline

A trampoline combines exercise and fun which is suitable for children and adults of all ages. A trampoline

How to Patch a Mini Trampoline

A mini trampoline is used mostly for an exercise known as “rebounding,” which is a low-impact

How to Build an Indoor Trampoline

When you have an indoor trampoline it is usually for the specific purpose of an athletic exercise known

Building a Child's Indoor Trampoline with a Handle

An indoor trampoline is much smaller than one you would find in your backyard. A children’s indoor

Creative Playground Ideas for Small Spaces

Creating playgrounds for small spaces can be a great challenge with not enough room for many toys. However,