Decks & Patios

How to Build a Grill Shelter

A grill shelter provides additional architectural interest and protects your grill from the elements. Here’s how to build one! Learn More »


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How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit with Pavers

Installing a fire pit makes a patio cozy and offers the perfect place to roast marshmallows on cool nights. Here’s how to make one!

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Patio sitting wall

How to Build a Patio Sitting Wall

A sitting wall is a functional architectural enhancement to your home, and building one with pavers is easy.

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Installing Phantom Screens

Advantages of Retractable Screens for Covered Decks and Porches

It’s nice to lounge on a porch or covered patio — until mosquitoes ruin the day. Here’s a solution to keep those pests away.

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Applying a self-adhesive strips to an exterior wood step.

How to Prevent Slips and Falls on Outside Steps

Have outdoor stairs? This is one of the easiest ways to protect against slips and falls — stay safe!

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Completed picnic table drink trough full of drinks.

How to Make a Drink Trough for a Picnic Table

Here’s a lifehack for your picnic table: modify it to cool and serve drinks!

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Tips to Enjoy Outdoor Living at its Finest

To match a nice deck, you need a great view — and the lawn maintenance tools to make that possible. Here’s how to enjoy outdoor living at its finest.

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Composite decking and steel tine rake

Deck & Yard Maintenance Tips to Enjoy Outdoor Living

Your home doesn’t end with your back door — it extends to your backyard. So, it’s important to maintain the outside of your home just as you do the inside. Here are some chores you can tackle to enjoy outdoor living at its finest. Deck Maintenance Decks, for many homes, are the hub for outdoor […]

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