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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 fall maintenance routine.

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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...


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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.


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...

How To Clean Outdoor Cushions

Keep your outdoor cushions 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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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


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...

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...


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

Get your deck or patio ready for summer with these high-performing cleaners. Using the right patio or deck cleaner makes...


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Everything You Need to Furnish Your New House or Cabin

Your second home is an oasis from the daily grind. Here's everything you'll need to make sure it's...


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.


10 Most Common Uses for a Pressure Washer

Got a pressure washer collecting dust in your garage that you're just not sure what to use for? Here are...

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Decking That Doesn’t Burn

Don't build a deck you can't walk on during the hot summer months


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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...


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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...


Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage

Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.


Best Gifts to Make the Most of Your Deck and Patio

Give the gift of fun times spent in the outdoors, no matter what season it is.


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Best Outdoor Rugs of 2022

Outdoor patio rugs are an easy way to tie together outdoor décor and make your living space more homey and...