7 Best Patio Trees for Shade
Here’s a list of ornamental trees in a variety of sizes to create shade for any patio.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
20 Home Renovations That Instantly Increase Your Home Value
These are the top renovations that increase home value. Some are easy and inexpensive updates that you can do over...
17 Great Tips for Landscaping Your Backyard
Adding walls and paths made of stone or brick to your landscape transforms it into something truly special. Here's a...
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.
10 Common Things a Homeowner Can Be Fined For
Here's a look at things that can lead to sometimes hefty fines, depending on local laws and covenants, along with...
Above-Ground vs. In-Ground Pools
Ready to say 'yes' to a pool? From costs, convenience, longevity and maintenance, learn the differences between an above ground...
50 Crucial Fall Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Forget
You'll definitely regret skipping over any of these important home maintenance tasks this fall.
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...
How to Build a DIY Tree Swing
Looking for an easy kids' swing to add to a tree in your yard? All you need is some rope,...
20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing
It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...
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...
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...
How to Build a Low-Maintenance Water Feature
Construct a simple (one-weekend!) stone and gravel fountain that needs almost no maintenance.
How to Make a Wood Log Planter for Succulents
Find a new use for that fallen tree by creating a natural wood log planter
Build a Long-Lasting Block Retaining Wall
Anyone with a strong back can stack up a bunch of blocks and build a pretty retaining wall. But it...
Build a Backyard Waterfall and Stream
This cascading stream flows into a gravel bed, not a pond, so it stays clean with little maintenance.
14 Amazing Portable Fire Pits
With one of these portable fire pits, the backyard party goes anywhere you do.
12 DIY Planter Boxes You Can Make in a Day
If you're short on space or don't want to dig up your yard to put in plants, planter boxes are...