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Outrageous Outdoor Holiday Decorations You Have to See

These outrageous outdoor holiday decorations will keep you giggling all the way through the season.

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How and Where to Store Outdoor Patio Cushions

Learning how to store outdoor patio cushions significantly enhances your outdoor space without adding a lot of time to your...


How to Keep Squirrels Away from Bird Feeders Using a Slinky

Hungry squirrels are no match for a Slinky. It's a simple, cost-efficient way to keep squirrels out of your bird...


6 Best Plants for Window Boxes

Looking to spruce up your curb appeal with a splash of color? Here are some great plants to consider for...


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If You See This Pattern on Your Porch, This Is What It Means

This peculiar squiggly pattern is caused by a certain type of garden pest. Learn why they do it and how...

If Your Hummingbird Feeder Looks Cloudy, This Is What It Means

Follow these tips for maintaining seed and suet feeders to keep your backyard birds healthy in every season. Here's how...


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8 Tips and Products for Cleaning Composite Decking

If you use your deck a lot or are planning an outdoor party, you may be wondering how to clean...

8 Best Pressure Washer Attachments

Want to enhance your pressure washer game? These eight pressure washer attachments turn a great tool into a can't-live-without-it workhorse.


6 Best Patio Awning Ideas

Make your patio more fun and functional by adding an awning. The protection and privacy make your patio everyone's favorite...


Pergola vs. Gazebo: What’s the Difference?

Find out which one might be the better option for your home.


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7 Outdoor Dog Kennel Ideas and Designs

Any structure that shelters your dog can be considered a kennel. And it doesn't have to be an eyesore. These...

Family Handyman Reader Projects: Outdoor Spaces

We asked Family Handyman readers what kinds of projects they tackled during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The results were...


What is a Victory Garden?

Born out of necessity during wartime, Victory Gardens now are a great way for gardeners to learn sustainability and self-reliance.


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How To Clean Outdoor Cushions

Keep your outdoor cushions looking and feeling fresh with these smart and easy cleaning methods.


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5 Lessons We Learned While Building a Deck

When you build a deck from the ground up, you're going to learn some things. Here are some of the...


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We Tried It: Thermacell Mosquito Repellent

If you're looking to keep mosquitoes away from your campsite or a backyard gathering, the Thermacell has you covered.

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10 Best Outdoor Fire Pit Seating Ideas

A cozy fire pit is useless without the right seating. Create a relaxing outdoor oasis with help from these creative...


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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....


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10 Tips To Help You Renovate Your Yard on a Budget

If your backyard needs a renovation but your budget won't support big spending, check out these 10 pro tips for...


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


10 Mistakes You’re Making to Attract Mosquitoes to Your Home

Don't leave a welcome mat for mosquitoes to swarm your home!


When Is Amazon Prime Day 2021: What Every Shopper Needs to Know

The question on everyone's lips is, "When is Amazon Prime Day?" and rightfully so: Amazon Prime Day deals are quite...


Homeowner’s Guide To Next Generation Grills

If your looking to up your grilling game beyond a basic gas or charcoal grill, here are three new evolutions...


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How To Clean and Maintain All Kinds of Patio Furniture

Whether your patio furniture is made of metal, wood or plastic, keep it in top form with these tips for...

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5 Wayfair Memorial Day Sale Finds for Home and Yard

Get ready to shop! You can save on indoor and outdoor furniture, appliances, decor, storage and more with the Wayfair...


Don’t Miss Etsy’s Outdoor Sales Event

Get your hands on unique patio furniture and outdoor decor during the Etsy Outdoor Sales Event! We've got our eyes...


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10 Best Plants for Hydroponic Gardens

How does your garden grow? To its max potential, if you choose the easiest and best plants for hydroponics.


The Memorial Day Furniture Sales You Can’t Miss

Looking to upgrade your abode? This year’s Memorial Day sales will offer up to 70 percent off indoor and outdoor...


Update Your Backyard with Overstock’s Patio Super Sale

Give your outdoor space a fun summer makeover with the Overstock Patio Super Sale!


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13 Best Patio and Deck Cleaners

To get your deck or patio ready for summer, give it a good scrub-down. Using the right patio or deck...