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.
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...
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.
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...
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...
How to Select the Best Trex Decking Colors for Your Outdoor Space
Tips and tricks on choosing the Trex decking colors that will best compliment your home.
How to Clean Trex Decking
You probably love your Trex decking because it's durable and low-maintenance. But you still have to clean it occasionally to...
Building a Deck: What’s Involved
A quality deck starts with a sturdy, well-built frame. These are some of the key things to keep in mind...
Hate Your Patio? Here are 5 DIY Ways to Make It Better
Sometimes it can be hard to enjoy a patio. Perhaps the patio itself needs some maintenance or it gets too...
How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench
At first glance, this bench may look like a complex project. But take a closer look and you’ll see that...
Perfect Patio Combo: Wooden Bench Plans With Built-in End Table
This patio bench offers comfortable seating with built-in end tables to set your drinks at parties and barbecues.
Patio Tiles: How to Build a Patio With Ceramic Tile
Make patio tiles stand up to Mother Nature with these installation and care tips.
How to Build a Fire Table
A fire table is a beautiful addition to your outdoor living space—and an invitation to gather around. It's also a...