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How to Choose Between Cedar, Pressure Treated Wood & Composite Decking
Which is the best decking material: cedar, pressure-treated, or composite lumber? Here is a comparison of their durability, appearance, and cost.
Guide to Choosing the Best Outdoor Curtains
Create an intimate open-air space with outdoor curtains, a stylish solution for adding privacy and shade to your patio, pergola...
9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again
Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.
10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs
Summer 2020: The summer of staying at home. Kick back on the patio or deck with one of these inviting...
9 Ways to Protect Your Deck or Patio From Summer Heat
Your deck or patio needs protection from the sun, just like you. Here are nine ways to protect outdoor spaces...
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
What to Consider Before Buying a Patio Umbrella
For proper shade, safety and protection, you need to pick the best patio umbrella for your cherished backyard space. Take...
How to Build Deck Stairs
Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.
Deals We Love: Outdoor Space Accessories
Make your outdoor space the place for all invited. Here are two products that will provide ambience, comfort and communion...
How to Build a Patio Chair
The ultimate easy chair: Easy to build, easy to tote, easy to set up and store.
14 Patio Upgrades to Make this Summer
Here are 14 amazing DIY patio upgrades that will transform your summer!
Top 5 Online Memorial Day Patio Furniture Sales of 2020
Kick off your summer in style with these online patio décor deals.
Best Deck Paints and Stains for 2020
Whether you're looking to protect your new deck or restore an old one, here are some deck paints and stains...
Shop Target’s Spring Home Collection
Lighten and brighten this spring with fun, fresh home décor picks from Target's latest Opalhouse, Project 62 and Threshold collections.
5 Ways to Clean Your Charcoal Grill
Keep your charcoal grill in top form by knowing a variety of ways to clean it.
Tips and Tools for Achieving Better Painting Results
Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what equipment is durable and yields...
Does Your House Have a Mullet?
A mullet may be most commonly known as a hairstyle, but homes have adopted the look as well!
Tidy Tips From a Picky Painter
You can tell a good paint job because the new wall paint is only on the wall. We asked a...
How to Apply Behr Quick Dry Oil Base Wood Finish
Refinishing your deck doesn’t have to take several days if you use a product like Behr Premium® Transparent Quick Dry...
Trex Decking: Here’s What You Need to Know
Demand for environmentally friendly, virtually maintenance-free Trex composite decking grows every year. Why has this home-improvement upstart captured so much...
Trex Deck Railing Options
Trex deck railing options explained. Three lines encompass many options. Trex calls these railing lines Trex Select, Trex Transcend and...
Azek Decking vs Trex: Which is Best for You?
Decide whether Azek or Trex is the best choice for your specific project, with this summary and comparison of these...
How to Calculate Trex Decking Cost for Your Project
Estimate Trex decking cost and decking cost per square foot. Compare Trex vs pressure-treated wood decks. Learn factors that increase...
10 Trex Deck Ideas for Any Outdoor Space
You've decided on Trex composite decking and chosen the colors. Now's your chance to consider some of the Trex deck...