Patios & Outdoor Living

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A backyard with a fence and grass, and the words "(Budget) Backyard Design."
Inexpensive Ways to Dress Up a Boring Backyard

You don't have to spend big to get big.

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Building a Raised Brick Patio

A raised brick patio can significantly enhance the appearance of your outdoor space.

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5 Advantages of Owning a Metal Gazebo

A metal gazebo makes an excellent addition for the home garden.

A fire pit in a rustic back yard.
Your Fire Pit Options

Look at your options to create a perfect design.

Log seats on a patio.
DIY Deck and Patio Seating

Create unique and funky places to sit.

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How to Build an Attached Pergola to Vinyl Siding

Building an attached pergola to vinyl siding is quite simple to install.

5 Tips to Keeping Your Outdoor Kitchen Bar Stocked

Refrigeration is a primary concern.

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How to Build a Propane Fire Pit

Gas fire pits offer relatively clean outdoor heating.

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How to Add Shade to a Pergola

One great way to stay cool while outside in the summer is to sit underneath a pergola shade.

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5 Hacks for Creating Outdoor Furnishings on a Budget

You don't have to break the bank to have the best looking patio.

A metal patio table with pumpkins on it.
How to Fall-Proof Outdoor Furniture

Make the most of your investment by protecting your furniture against moisture and damaging temps.

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How to Build an Octagon Gazebo

These classic features make beautiful contemplation spots.

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How to Reshingle a Gazebo Roof

To re-shingle your gazebo roof, there are a few things that you will need to keep in mind.

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Metal Outdoor Furniture: Pros and Cons

Using metal outdoor furniture on your patio can provide you with a number of benefits.

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Electric Patio Heater Problems: Troubleshooting Tips

Are you facing problems with your electric patio heater?

Gas fire pit
5 Tips to Operate Gas Fire Pits

Once it's built, the hard part is done.

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Laying a Patio Next to Your Foundation. Hazardous?

Laying out a patio can be a fun project, as well as a rewarding one.

Misters on an awning above a patio.
How to Install Patio Misters

This is a pretty cool project.

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How to Repair Roll-Up Outdoor Shades

Roll-up outdoor shades are much easier to troubleshoot and repair than many may think.

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6 Ways to Modernize Your Outdoor Space

From bold to subtle, each change brings exciting elements.

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DIY an Outdoor Pizza Oven

Fire up your own patio pies.

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Cast Iron Chiminea Maintenance

A cast iron chiminea is a portable iron fireplace.

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How to Fix a Broken Fire Pit Screen

Enjoy your backyard blaze safely.

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Selecting the Best Wood for Patio Stairs

There are several important things to consider before you go out and buy wood to build your stairs.

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How to Anchor a Gazebo

There are several different ways to anchor a gazebo.

A rocking chair.
4 Cheap Outdoor Rocking Chair Fixes

Some fixes are easy and cheap to DIY.

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Turning Clay Into A Great Chimenea

The clay chiminea from Mexico has become a hot seller for patios and terraces.

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Building the Frame for a Patio Swing Canopy

If you don't have the luxury of a covered patio or awning, add a patio swing canopy.

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Best Patio Furniture Covers for Winter

In the summer, everyone enjoys their patio furniture.

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Repairing Plastic Patio Chairs

Most plastic patio chairs are not built to take repairs.

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How to Prevent a Metal Gazebo from Rusting

A metal gazebo might look good in the garden, but metal can rust.

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Adjusting Your Retractable Awning

Adjusting your retractable awning is not as difficult as it may seem.

A pair of striped lounge chairs on a sunny wood deck.
5 Ways to Create Shade on Your Deck

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

A semi-shaded patio with a roof that provides partial cover.
Designing and Building a Patio Roof

Give yourself a customized, shaded space on your patio with your own DIY patio cover.

wood gazebo with pink roses in garden
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

Deck with yellow lounge chairs and large umbrella
Easily Patch a Large Patio Umbrella

Fix tears, holes or other damage with these easy steps.

wicker patio furniture
Tips for Making Wicker Patio Furniture Last

Keep your wicker patio furniture in top condition.

resin wicker chairs on a concrete patio
Proper Cleaning for Resin Patio Chairs

They tend to be durable and good looking.