Patios & Outdoor Living

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6 Tricks to Patio Perfection

Take the comforts of home to the backyard for entertaining.

How to Make a DIY Tent

Enjoy the great outdoors without expensive equipment.

How to Clean Stainless Steel Grill Grates

Clean grates are safer, and cook more consistently.

How to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Space

The better you protect it, the longer it won't need repairs.

4 Types of Outdoor Shades

Choose flexible, fixed, or something in between.

Your Fire Pit Options

Look at your options to create a perfect design.

Enjoy the Outdoors More with a Covered Patio

A patio cover enhances its use.

Troubleshooting an Aluminum Patio Awning

Protect yourself from sun, rain, and heat.

Aluminum Outdoor Furniture Maintenance Tips

Treat your outdoor furniture to some protection.

Personalize Your New Stepping Stones

Stepping stones add pizzaz outdoors.

Outdoor Kitchen Island: Portable vs Permanent

Entertain in style, inside or outside.

Painting Your Plastic Patio Table

Give that cheap plastic an elegant upgrade.

How to Build a Pergola Arbor

The fun comes in creating your favorite design.

5 Pergola Arbors Design Tips

A pergola arbor offers relaxation and shade.

Concrete Patio Resurfacing: Preparation

Your concrete patio can be the base for tons of fun designs.

How to Clean a Patio Fire Pit

Remove build up so you can continue a clean burn.

Canvas Patio Canopy Cleaning Tips

A patio canopy provides shade.

What Is the Best Material to Use for a Fire Pit Table?

The material that you choose makes a difference in the look.

Selecting Tile: Understanding Terra Cotta Tile

How durable is it and can it be used outdoors?

Outdoor Kitchen Patio: Surface Types

Carefully consider surface options.

Installing A Door Awning

Create an awning to protect your home from the elements.

How to Waterproof a Canvas Gazebo Cover

A canvas gazebo is a showstopper.

How to Restore a Rusted Fire Pit

Prevent rust from destroying the pit.

Building a Ceramic Portable Fire Pit

A ceramic portable fire pit gives you options.

Buying a Shade Canopy: What to Know

Shade canopies give you shade.

Making a Fire Pit Mobile

It's great for heat... and s'mores.

Choosing A Door Awning

Awnings add function and visual interest.

How to Fix a Broken Fire Pit Screen

Enjoy your backyard blaze safely.

How to Build a Pool House

Building a pool house is not an easy project.

Outdoor Spa Ideas

Soothe those sore muscles and watch your cares swirl away.

4 Patio Table Sets that can Withstand Harsh Weather

Patio table sets should be sturdy and resist the elements.

Building an Outdoor Kitchen: Wood-burning Stove

An outdoor kitchen will allow you to entertain outside.

How to Keep Your BBQ in Good Health this Summer

It's easier if you clean up a little each time you grill.

How to Create an Outdoor Foot Washing Station

Summer activities often leave feet dirty. Hose them off in this simple DIY to keep your house's floors clean!

10 Creative Ways to Make Money From Your Property

Have some spare acres? Put it to work with these money-making ideas.

Ice Safety: How to Survive Winter's Slippery Culprit

Here's how to break the ice, instead of letting it break you.

Best Treatments for Outdoor Wood Furniture

Give your outdoor furniture a bit of regular love and care.

4 Types of Patio Privacy Walls

Add a little privacy to your home.

Patio Fire Pit Types

Add some warmth to a cool night with a patio fire pit!

Patio Screen Door Cleaning Tips

Ensure a clean layer between you and nature.

How to Replace a Paver Light

Keep your walkways safe with functioning lights.

Low-Voltage Patio Lighting: Transformer Power

Patio lights make the area safer.

Refinishing Your Metal Outdoor Furniture

Don't put your rusty, old patio furniture out to pasture.

5 Ways to Protect Your Porch Swing

Keep on swinging with these tips for proper maintenance.