Create a Backyard Oasis
With these DIY projects, it's easy to turn a bland outdoor space into an extension of your home you'll never want to leave. Read on for 13 ways to achieve your very own backyard oasis.
8 Mistakes You’re Probably Making With Hummingbird Nectar
To attract Mother Nature's version of the hovercraft and keep them coming back, avoid these common mistakes with nectar and...
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...
Jobsite Etiquette Tips for Subcontractors
Here are some great tips that will keep you and your subcontractors in your customer’s good graces.
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...
How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls
Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.
Stuff We Love: Garden Hand Tools
Make your gardening chores a breeze with these three tools that get the green thumbs-up.
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...
14 Picnic Tables You Have to See to Believe!
Whether you want to buy or DIY, these picnic tables will give you plenty of inspiration.
How to Choose Composite Decking
How to Build a Gazebo
Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.
Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere
The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost
How to Build Deck Stairs
Calculating the step dimensions, laying out stringers and building a sturdy set of deck stairs.
How to Build a Shed on the Cheap
We designed this shed with money saving in mind. Even the dimensions are designed to make the most efficient use...
How to Bury Underground Cable
We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.
11 Ways to Create Shade for Your Deck or Patio
Don't let the sun drive you off your deck or patio. Take back your outdoor space with one of these...
6 Best Invisible Fences for 2020
If you want to protect your pet, an invisible fence is a great choice. Here's the best invisible fence for...
What to Know About Invisible Fences
Considering an invisible fence to protect your pet, but need more information? Here's how they work, ballpark costs and potential...
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.
How to Build an Easy DIY Swing Set
The swing set in the backyard is an indelible childhood memory for many of us. This sturdy and easy-to-assemble swing...