Patios & Outdoor Living

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Propane Patio Heater Troubleshooting

How to troubleshoot your propane patio heater.

Keep Your Brick Patio Looking New

Your brick patio will stay in tip-top shape if you follow these three simple tips.

5 Hacks for Creating Outdoor Furnishings on a Budget

You don't have to break the bank to have the best looking patio. Check out these hacks for cute, budget-friendly outdoor furniture before your next get together.

Best Materials for Outdoor Furniture

Selecting the right outdoor furniture for your backyard isn't just about style.

10 Outdoor Furniture and Fixtures You Can (and Should) DIY

Ready to DIY your way to the perfect outdoor space? These 10 projects are simple and can be customized to suit your style preferences.

Use Furniture to Create the Perfect Backyard Lounge Space

Creating the perfect backyard lounge space is much easier than you might think.

9 Important Tips for Designing the Perfect Outdoor Kitchen

Transforming an outdoor kitchen space is no easy feat. Lucky for you, we’ve narrowed down some of the essential information to consider when designing.

DIY Deck and Patio Seating

Create unique and funky places to sit.

Designing and Building a Patio Roof

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

7 Ideas for Increasing Backyard Privacy

Regardless of what method of privacy you choose, be sure that it works for you, your family, and the community that you live in.

Making the Most of Your Apartment Patio

Take up the challenge and design an extra space outdoors

6 Ways to Modernize Your Outdoor Space

Revamp your outdoor space with these transforming tips and make guests think you've moved to a new address.

DIY an Outdoor Pizza Oven

Learn how to make your own DIY outdoor pizza oven from beginning to end.

The Positive Effects of Outdoor Fire Pits

Fire pits add ambiance and warmth to outdoor parties.

DIY an Outdoor Cornhole Game

Make this popular backyard game with a sheet of plywood and a couple 2x4s.

BBQ Shopping Guide

Charcoal, gas, or electric -- which is your best bet? They all have pros and cons, but we help you narrow down the choice.

5 Common BBQ Mistakes You're Making Right Now

Are you cooking meat cold or not cleaning the grill right away? Take note of these and 3 more tips for perfecting your cookouts.

Your Summer BBQ: The Best Woods for Smoking Meat

Using chunks or chips of wood while grilling will add a level of flavor to your meat that will have your summer party guests returning all season long.

Transform Your Patio for the Ultimate Dining Al Fresco Experience

Our five tips for dressing up your patio will make you want to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a coffee break or two outside.

7 Ways to Create a Luscious Drought-Tolerant Garden

You don't have to rely on water to achieve (and maintain) a vibrant, gorgeous yard.

8 Stunning Patios to Envy

The weather is warmer, so what are you waiting for? Let these images inspire you to freshen up your patio with a fire pit, comfy chairs, and a plant or two.

5 Tricks to Upgrade a Bad View

Is your backyard view a problem? We have a solution for that.

Attacking Winter Surface Damage to Your Home

7 steps to freshening up your home's exterior.

Inexpensive Ways to Dress Up a Boring Backyard

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

7 Ways to Give Your Party Ambiance With Lighting

Is your party missing something? Lighting adds the finishing touch.

How to Install Patio Misters

This is a pretty cool project

Your Fire Pit Options

Look at your options to create a perfect design.

Recycled Pallet Projects, Part 3: Outdoor Coffee Table

Build a coffee table perfect for your patio or rustic home decor.

Prep and Store Your BBQ for Winter

Don't let your grill sit under a layer of snow as it dreams of warm summer days. Give it a proper cleaning and store it with care so it can serve you well come spring.

How to Install Stepping Stones

4 steps to a garden path.

Wicker Patio Furniture: Advantages and Disadvantages

Wicker patio furniture is a popular choice and is widely available. "Wicker" refers to the

Cleaning Your Patio Furniture Cushions

Even though your patio furniture cushions are made for outdoor use, they can still get dirty with mold

Install Patio Umbrella Lights

Patio umbrella lights are easy to install, and make your outdoor living space more functional and enjoyable.Choose

Outdoor Polypropylene Rug Pros and Cons

An outdoor polypropylene rug can last for years and hold up well to water, sun and soil. The rugs are

Painting Your Plastic Patio Table

Plastic patio tables are economical, but can start looking dull, faded and dingy quickly. Refresh your

Outdoor Patio Furniture Covers for Rainy Climates

Outdoor patio furniture covers present a dual challenge in rainy climates. If you are looking for a durable

Install an Outdoor Patio Swing

Outdoor patio swings increase outdoor living space by providing a comfortable, relaxing seating option.

Restoring Your Wrought Iron Patio Chair

Your wrought iron patio chair may need some restoring because of its exposure to the elements. It can

Custom Patio Paving Examples

Creating a custom patio can be a rewarding experience that leaves you with a beautiful space you’ll

4 Types of Wood Patio Chairs

When picking out your wood patio chairs for your deck or your backyard, there are four main styles to