Deck and Patio

Get projects, tips and ideas for building and improving your deck and patio using stone, concrete, pavers and outdoor furniture.

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    Trex Patio Furniture So Worth Splurging On

    It's durable, won't rot or need painting and is made in America. With a range of styles and colors, Trex patio furniture offers many options when furnishing your outdoor living space.

    How to Build an A-Frame Picnic Table

    Learn how to make a picnic table you can build in a day


    How to Build a Deck Over a Concrete Patio

    The ultimate solution for a hopeless slab


    Get the Look: Deck Details You’ll Want to Copy

    See some unique features that make this deck so inviting and useful at the same time.


    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...


    Deck Rescue: Renew Your Deck

    Bring new life to your aging deck for less than $300.


    How to Landscape Your New Deck

    A deck is a convenient and comfortable place to spend time outdoors. Make it more welcoming with landscaping, that creates...


    From Bland to Grand: A Deck Transformation

    A replacement deck offers many advantages over its predecessor, including looks, function and ease of maintenance. Most of all, it's...


    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...


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    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...


    50 Breathtaking Patio Designs to Get You Thinking About Summer

    You won't want to go back inside after seeing these patios.


    Deck Demolition: Lessons We Learned

    Decks are an integral part of modern outdoor living. But, before we could create the outdoor living space of our...

    How to Build a Screened In Patio

    Enjoy bug-free summers.


    How to Cover a Concrete Patio With Pavers

    No need to tear out an ugly slab—just hide it!


    Save Deck Space With These 10 Patio Storage Ideas

    Short of space on your deck? Check out these fabulous space-saving patio storage solutions.


    Patio PVC Furniture

    Where to find parts and plans for making DIY PVC furniture.


    Renew Your Concrete Patio: How to Stain Concrete

    Get a new look with stain in two days


    Raising Patio Pavers

    Remove and reset pavers with this easy four-step method.


    Raised Patio Planter

    Our planter is tops for easy construction, sturdiness and convenience. Plus, the curves and trim make it a pretty addition...


    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...

    15 Perfect Patio Designs

    From entertaining spaces to cooking stations to areas designed for lounging, patios can add value and comfort to your home....


    10 Best Patio Ideas for Small Spaces

    You don't need a lot of space to make a statement, just check out these inspiring patio ideas for small...


    22 Incredible Ideas for a Relaxing Backyard Space

    Create any of these backyard entertaining spaces and your friends and family will want to hang out at your place...


    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 Plants that You Can Eat

    Every patio looks best with well-chosen accent plants that add color, texture and even fragrance. Take your patio plant game...


    Amazon’s Best Patio Deals

    Is your patio summer ready? It's about to be with these killer Amazon deals.