Patios & Outdoor Living

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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

Taking Indoor Furniture Outdoors: How to Weatherproof Furniture

Keep your indoor furniture safe outdoors with these simple tips and tricks.

5 Ways to Create Shade on Your Deck

Make your deck even more enjoyable with these ideas that give relief from the summer heat.

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.

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.

Tile Patio Cleaning Tips

Remember these four factors when cleaning patio tiles.

5 Cleaning Tips for Glass Patio Doors

Glass patio doors look attractive, but a few smears can spoil them completely.

Metal Patio Furniture Buying Guide: Steel, Iron or Aluminum?

Whether made of steel, iron or aluminum, metal patio furniture is designed to withstand harsh weather

Slate Patio Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Keep your slate patio clean for that distinct touch it gives your outdoor living space.

Patio Paver Installation: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Patio paver installation can beautify your home or building and its surroundings. In addition to maintaining

Iron Versus Clay Chiminea: Pros and Cons

What you need to know before choosing an iron or clay chiminea.

Best Colors for Patio Tables and Chairs

The type and color of paint or stain makes a big difference.

Legs for Lawn Patio Chairs That Won't Dig

Find patio chair legs that won't damage your lawn.

Proper Cleaning for Resin Patio Chairs

Besides their aesthetic qualities, portability and affordability, resin patio chairs are an excellent

Tile Patio Repair: How to Replace Tiles

If you have a tile patio, you may occasionally need to replace a loose or broken tile. The good news

How to Install Roll-up Outdoor Shades

Follow these steps to quickly, effectively hang your roll-up shades.

How to Make Curves with Pavers

Create those natural, flowing lines throughout your yard.

How to Make Stepping Stones

Create a new pathway to your garden with stepping stones.

Best Types of Materials for Outdoor Stair Railings

Read this article for advice on choosing the material for your outdoor stair railing.

5 Tips for Spreading Decomposed Granite

Decomposed granite offers a nice gravel substitute for many of your outdoor projects.

Installing a Gas Line for a Gas Fire Pit

Having a gas fire pit in your yard is a great way to entertain as well as add an attractive aspect to

Troubleshooting a Gas Fire Pit

Watch out for these common problems with your gas fire pit.

How to Waterproof a Canvas Gazebo Cover

A Canvas Gazebo is the center of attraction of every yard that has one. Since the canvas is constantly

How to Build a PVC Pergola

Follow these steps to build a PVC pergola.

Fire Pit Safety

Don't be one of the people who get hurt by fire every year.

4 Common Fire Pit Problems

You shouldn't encounter a lot of problems burning with a fire pit. It creates an efficient cycle of fire,

Safest Place To Put A Chimenea

A chimenea is a free-standing, open-face, clay fireplace that needs to be placed it in a low-traffic

Build a Raised Patio with Brick Pavers

Here's how you make sure your patio floor is at house level.

Build a Patio Sitting Wall in 10 Steps

Make a small patio seem larger and create extra seating with a sitting wall.