Patios & Outdoor Living

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How to Make Outdoor Shade Sails

Creating the proper environment in your home garden or yard doesn't have to cost a fortune.

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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How to Clean a Patio Fire Pit

Remove build up so you can continue a clean burn.

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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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Salvage That Rusting Iron Chiminea

If you discovered that your iron chimenea is rusting on you, you might be able to rescue it.

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4 Stunning Patio Door Ideas

A door doesn't have to just be functional, check out these inspirational ideas.

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How To Build a Boardwalk

A simple wooden boardwalk is not a difficult thing to build, nor does it have to be expensive.

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7 Propane Fire Pit Safety Tips

A propane fire pit is an outdoor structure that uses propane gas as fuel.

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Best Treatments for Outdoor Wood Furniture

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

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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 Build a Pool House

Building a pool house is not an easy project.

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How To Repair Your Patio Awning

If you have a patio awning in need of repair, there is no need to panic.

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How To Fix A Retractable Awning

If you have a broken retractable awning it can be frustrating.

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Patio Design: Understanding Crushed Stone

Patio design with crushed stone is easy, practical and more affordable than pavers or poured concrete.

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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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Making a Hammock Stand with PVC

A Hammock makes a wonderfully relaxing addition to a garden during warm weather.

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Outdoor Shade Fabric: What Fabric to Use

If you have decided to add some outdoor shade fabric to your yard, choose the right fabric.

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Best Ways To Clean A Hammock

A hammock can provide hours of relaxation at home.

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Repairing A Broken Hammock

A hammock provides relaxation on a warm summer day. It also allows a camper to travel light.

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How To Replace Porch Posts

If your porch roof is beginning to sag, you will need to replace the porch posts.

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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 front porch to a house with a red door.
How to Refresh the Front Porch for Spring

Scrub away winter's memory.

Metal patio furniture with red cushions.
Refinishing Your Metal Outdoor Furniture

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

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9 Best Uses for Crushed Stone

Crushed stone is exactly what it sounds like, rocks that have been crushed or broken down by crushing.

A patio heater.
Propane Patio Heater Troubleshooting

How to troubleshoot your propane patio heater.

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Adding Shine to Aluminum Patio Chairs

Aluminum patio chairs are popular as a practical and aesthetic outdoor furniture option.

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How to Replace Patio Pavers

Time for a facelift for your patio and you need to replace some of the patio pavers, DIY.

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.

fireplace with stone surround and wood mantle
Indoor/Outdoor Fireplace Pros and Cons

Enjoy the flames from either side of the unit.

canvas gazebo in landscape with grass and bushes
How to Waterproof a Canvas Gazebo Cover

A canvas gazebo is a showstopper.

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

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Easily Patch a Large Patio Umbrella

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

crack in cement
Patio Repair: Mending Cracked Concrete

Don't cancel the barbecue, fix your cracked patio yourself!

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.

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How to Repair Paver Patio Steps

Clean up for aesthetics and safety.