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How to Build Stronger Retaining Walls

Get strong, long-lasting retaining walls by learning how to properly build a wall.

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.


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Electrical Wiring: How to Run Power Anywhere

The easiest way to bring electricity to a shed, garden or lamppost


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How to Bury Underground Cable

We break down four options for underground wiring. Here's what you need to know.


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Top 5 Online Memorial Day Patio Furniture Sales of 2020

Kick off your summer in style with these online patio décor deals.

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The Ultimate Mother’s Day Patio Style Gift Basket

Hunting for a great Mother's Day gift idea? Mix-and-match these items to create a gift basket filled with outdoor decor...


Shop Target’s Spring Home Collection

Lighten and brighten this spring with fun, fresh home décor picks from Target's latest Opalhouse, Project 62 and Threshold collections.

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5 Ways to Clean Your Charcoal Grill

Keep your charcoal grill in top form by knowing a variety of ways to clean it.


Tips and Tools for Achieving Better Painting Results

Seasoned professional painters have learned from experience what paint works best in any situation, what equipment is durable and yields...


25 Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed (That Much)

From hairless to wire-haired to water-repellent, here are the top 25 dogs that won't leave fur all over your furniture...


12 Shed Storage Ideas to Organize Your Space At Last

Don't let your shed become disorganized or overrun with junk! Instead, turn it into a well-lit, useful space that has...

How to Build a Backyard Waterfall

Build this simple, attractive backyard waterfall in less than a day.


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10 Best-Reviewed Mouse Repellents

Have a mouse problem? Try one of these 10 top-rated mouse repellents.


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....


Planning a Backyard Path: Gravel Paths

Attractive, inexpensive and easy to build

How to Build a Wooden Planter Box

An simple planter box that's all curves and circles


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Build Your Own Self-Watering Planter

Build a raised planting bed and have tonight's salad at your fingertips!


Patio Decorating Ideas that Bring the Indoors Out

Transform your patio into an extension of your living space by adding some thoughtful decor. By including certain elements, you...


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Build a Beautiful Stone and Brick Backyard Patio

We'll tell you how to build a beautiful, durable patio from stone and brick.


8 Fall Landscaping Myths You Need to Stop Believing

When the air turns crisp and the leaves turn brown, many people's thoughts turn to bonfires, apple cider and Halloween....


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How to Build a Game Day Shed

A wide-open design perfect for work and play.


Long-Term Storage for Long-Handle Tools

One way to get rid of clutter in your storage shed or garage is to do what we did.


Shed A Little Light

Create a mini trouble light by plugging a small hooded night-light into a household extension cord.

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Picture-Perfect Picture Frames

To cut frame moldings faster, build this plywood miter gauge. You won't have to adjust to a conventional miter fence...


16 Hand-Selected Reader Projects from The Family Handyman

Ranging in size, difficulty and design, these 16 reader projects are as unique as the DIYers who built them.


Build a Victorian Screen House

Escape the bugs in style, whether you're entertaining friends or just hanging out


How to Build a Stone Fountain

Bring the splash and sparkle of falling water to your yard in just one weekend.


Classic Cedar and Copper Trellis Design

Build this stunning trellis design to add flair to your garden.


One-Day DIY Patio Garden Pond

If you can build a box, you can do it!