Patios & Outdoor Living

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How to Build a Grill Gazebo

Protect yourself and those flaming steaks from the elements.

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen

There's nothing like cooking in the open air.

How to Build a Small Fire Pit Table

Keep cozy on your patio, or do some cooking at the table!

How to Fix 4 Common Problems With Outdoor Hot Tubs

Don't let simple issues keep you from heating things up!

How To Build a Flagstone Walkway

Stronger and more attractive than concrete, a flagstone walkway is a beautiful and durable addition

Tile Patio Repair: How to Replace Tiles

The repair might be easier than you think.

How to Make a Patio Table with Tile

Turn an old patio table into a focal point.

Aluminum Patio Furniture Care

Aluminum furniture will still require occasional care.

How to Build a Tile Patio Table

It's fun, unique, and made by you.

Outdoor Cooking with Kids

Outdoor cooking with kids can be fun.

5 Tips to Keeping Your Outdoor Kitchen Bar Stocked

Refrigeration is a primary concern.

Infrared Grills

Are infrared grills on your must have list? Before you go and buy one you may want to learn a bit more

How to Choose a BBQ Grill

If you are planning on buying a new grill for your garden or patio, there are two major categories to

Flagstone Patio

Installing a flagstone patio isn’t hard. With the proper equipment the job can be done quickly

Design and Build an Outdoor Fireplace on the Cheap

It is not difficult for a do-it-yourselfer to build an outdoor fireplace. If you are on a limited budget,

Creative Ideas for Decorating an Outdoor Living Space

by Jessica Ackerman Many people enjoy spending time relaxing, conversing, and entertaining in an outdoor

A Guide to Patio Covers

The addition of a quality patio cover or patio enclosure can greatly increase the usable living space

Patio Deck Building Material Options

Adding a patio deck to your outdoor space can be a great way to not only provide your yard with more

Patio Pavers: Filling in the Gaps

Patio pavers are a great way to add stylish appeal to your outdoor space. Not only are pavers available

Patio Table Umbrella Colors - Which Ones Fade?

A patio table umbrella offers resistance to the sun and other elements, so it's important to choose a

Patio Door: Replacing the Screen in Your Screen Door

You can quickly and easily replace the screen in your patio door without needing a lot of tools or construction

Outdoor Patio Shading Options on a Budget

As the weather gets nicer, you will be doing everything from cooking to hosting parties on your outdoor

Advantages Of An Outdoor Prefab Fireplace

An outdoor prefab fireplace not only adds elegance to the outside of your home, it also creates many

How Much Gravel Will You Need for Your Gravel Patio?

A gravel patio can extend your living space into the outdoors where your family and guests can spend

How to Install a Patio Umbrella Shade

A patio umbrella will offer shade as well as protection.

How to Build a Pergola Arbor

Building a pergola arbor for the garden or patio can be a fun and exciting task to do. Here are a few you can try at home for yourself.

How to Repair a Gazebo Screen

Replacing a gazebo screen is a project you can DIY.

Properly Lay Patio Stones

Laying patio stones is an easy DIY project.

Outdoor Granite Countertop Maintenance Tips

It responds well to simple care and attention.

Installing Self Watering Window Boxes

Window boxes accent the home in beautiful ways.

Remove Black Spots from Teak Wood Patio Furniture

Everything you need to keep that great teak wood finish.

How to Restore Outdoor Wicker Furniture

A little work and you can fix those chairs and tables yourself.

How to Make Your Own Outdoor Wicker Furniture: Tables

Build your own wicker table with five simple steps.

How to Level Your Gravel Patio

Getting that level patio may be easier than you think.

Hammock Stand Safety Tips

They're generally safe, but it never hurts to be careful.

How to Grow a Balcony Vegetable Garden

Make the most of your small outdoor space with these garden tips.

Removing Rust from Outdoor Grills

These simple steps for rust removal will have you cook-ready whether you need to revive your grill or just want to maintain it with a little TLC for your next barbecue.

4 Tips for Anchoring a Gazebo

A gazebo is an elegant landscaping choice, but every gazebo needs to be anchored properly when it’s installed.

Four Best Materials for Your Outdoor Pergola

Which material you use changes the kind of pergola you can build.

Choosing the Best Material to Build Your Garden Gazebo

A garden gazebo is a beautiful outdoor structure. It is usually built having 8 sides. Most garden gazebos

How to Make Your Own Outdoor Furniture Covers

Outdoor furniture covers are usually made from water resistant or weatherproof PVC vinyl material. Some

5 DIY Patio Shade Ideas

Maximize your outdoor space with these projects to keep the sun away.

How to Build Paver Patio Steps

Create steps to or from your patio with additional pavers for a clean, uniform look.

How to Repair Paver Patio Steps

Get your patio back to optimal shape with a little muscle work.