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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.

How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

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


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How to Build a Kids Climbing Wall

Kids got you climbing the walls? Get them climbing this wall! Cure your family's cabin fever with this easy-to-build climbing...


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...

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?



Build a Victorian Screen House

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