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10 Outdoor Wall Art Ideas to Add Curb Appeal

From wall planters to large metal sun+moon signs, these outdoor wall art ideas will have you spending more time outside.

12 Best Home Improvement Projects Under $100

A little can go a long way when it comes to home improvements. For just $100 you can make some...


Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.


Landscaping: Tips for Your Backyard

Adding walls and paths to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a collection of pro building tricks...

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How to Pour a Concrete Slab Successfully: 31 Tips

Building a shed this spring? Before you can even think about raising the walls, it’s imperative to have a solid...


Build a Flagstone and Stone Block Patio

Construct a poured concrete and stone patio with a curved stone wall.

Pavilion Shed Plans

The perfect blend of entertaining space and storage shed.


How to Build a Stone Path and Steps

Modular blocks let you build like a master mason—even on slopes


How to Build a Backyard Oasis

A shaded retreat that's surprisingly easy to build. Place it next to your deck or anywhere in your yard.


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Oriented Strand Board (OSB board) vs. Plywood

OSB vs plywood: Is one better than the other for sheathing?

How to Choose the Right Retaining Wall Material

Learn the pros and cons of stone, wood and concrete block retaining walls



Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out