Patios & Outdoor Living

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How to Repair a Propane Fire Pit

A propane fire pit is a great addition to any backyard landscape. Sitting around a fire in the evening

Concrete Path Molds: Basketweave Brick

The pattern is two horizontal bricks next to two vertical.

Outdoor Fireplace Design Ideas Worth Considering

Take your space and home style into account.

How to Design a Shade Sail

A shade sail is a flexible alternative to a fixed roof.

Planning to Enclose Your Patio, Porch, or Deck

An open porch isn't so relaxing when the weather doesn't cooperate. Luckily, it isn't hard to begin planning to enclose your backyard space.

How to Fix 4 Common Problems With Outdoor Hot Tubs

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

Building a Patio Porch Swing for Kids

Skip the cost and build your own.

4 Garden Arbor Design Tips

A garden arbor can add beauty and peace to your garden.

Concrete Patio Resurfacing In 3 Steps

If weathering has made your patio unattractive, you don’t have to rip it up and install new materials to get a brand new look.

How to Install Outdoor Rugs

Outdoor rugs can make a porch or patio more appealing, and with such variety in styles and colors available

Hanging a Rope Hammock Indoors

A rope hammock can be used indoors as well as out. And can provide ideal indoor sleeping conditions.

Putting Down Patio Pavers

This long lasting DIY project is relatively straightforward.

How to Cut Stone with a Circular Saw

They're great for building walls or applying stone dressing.

How to Lay Tile Over Concrete

Create a rich, inviting outdoor patio space by installing tile over your ordinary concrete.

8 Outdoor Countertop Surface Materials

There are many options to consider for an outdoor counter space. Check out these different kinds and see which you might like best.

How to Coat Over a Pea Gravel Patio

A pea gravel patio looks elegant, but sometimes the shifting surface is inconvenient. Consider using a binding solution to make it perfect.

6 Tips for Protecting Outdoor Wood Furniture from Weather

Outdoor wood furniture is vulnerable.

Troubleshooting Your Gas Patio Heater

Why your gas patio heater isn't heating your patio...

Personalize your Hammock Stand

Your space is your own, so make it relaxing for you.

How to Install an Outdoor Misting System

It's easy to keep your cool with an outdoor misting system.

How to Build an Outdoor Shower Enclosure

Enclose your shower for privacy and comfort.

Concrete Patio Resurfacing: Preparation

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

How to Adapt a Microwave to Fit Your Outdoor Kitchen

Avoid the hassle of running inside and out for a quick zap.

Put Up Patio Walls in 6 Simple Steps

Patio walls are a great decorative and functional addition.

DIY Family Slip'N Slide

Make your own version of this classic summer toy in 3 steps!

Making a Cover for Your Patio Chaise Lounge Chair

Protect your patio chaise lounge from inclement weather.

How to Install a Pergola Cover

A pergola cover will provide shade in sunny weather.

7 Fire Pits to Heat Up Your Backyard

If you add one thing to your backyard, make it a fire pit.

5 Tips for Patching Gazebo Screens

The first step is to evaluate how large the hole is.

Patio Repair in 4 Steps

Concrete patio repair isn't difficult or expensive.

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.

How to Hang a Ceiling Fan to Your Outdoor Pergola

Outdoor pergolas are not only beautiful architectural elements, they add great versatility to your residence.

5 Ways to Create Shade on Your Deck

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

4 Stunning Patio Door Ideas

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

How to Fall-Proof Outdoor Furniture

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

How to Make Your Hellstrip Heavenly

Take that strip of ground between the street and the sidewalk up a notch with these landscaping ideas.

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your Outdoor Kitchen

Plan your outdoor kitchen with mistakes in mind, and they’ll be easier to avoid.

Outdoor Kitchen and Dining Trends

If your outdoor space needs a little something, try one of these current design trends.