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Estimating Software Technology

What? You’re not using geospatial generated estimates? Read this article to find out why you should start.

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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How to Keep Dogs Out of Flower Beds

You can prevent dogs from rooting around in your flower beds by employing one of the following methods for how...


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Safe Landscaping Tips for Families With Kids and Pets

Experts dish on the best way to match your lifestyle with your landscaping desires.


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Landscaping Design Trends of 2020

From intricate hardscaping to sleek and simple landscaping, here are the top five landscaping trends for 2020.

Most Amazing Hotel Pools We’ve Ever Seen

If you're a pool design and architecture enthusiast, you're sure to swoon over these jaw-dropping pools.


10 Natural Weed Killers That Can Fix the Yard

Ready to make the switch to a weed killer that's safe for the environment, your family and your pets? We've...

10 Flower Bed Fencing Ideas to Spruce Up Your Landscape

Keep kids and dogs out of your beautiful landscaping with these attractive flower bed fencing ideas.


Super-Useful Flower Bed Planners You Should Know About

These flower bed planners can help you come up with a design with the right arrangement of flowers, along with...


Here’s Why Dogs Kick Up Your Lawn After They Pee

Yes, there's a reason why the dog is scratching up your lawn!


Hardscaping Ideas and Designs for Your Yard

It's that time of year to spend relaxing moments in your yard. Hardscaping your yard can include outdoor dining, fireplaces,...

DIY Landscape Design: How to Get Started

Landscape design is part science, part art. The science part means looking at the site, making any needed modifications, and...


10 Outstanding Desert Landscaping Ideas

While not as boisterous as a cottage garden nor as lush as a tropical garden, desert landscapes have an undeniable...


15 Adirondack Chairs You Have to See to Believe

Nothing says easy outdoor living like the iconic Adirondack chair. With its wide arms, spacious low-slung seat, slanted back and...


14 Chicken Coop Ideas and Designs That You Can DIY

Increasing numbers of homeowners are raising chickens in their backyards, and the creativity in chicken coop design is booming. From...


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13 Things You Should Never Pressure Wash

A pressure wash can serve a valuable role in home maintenance, but don’t get carried away! Pressure washing can do...

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

They chase their tail, bury their food and lick, well, pretty much anything. Another thing they tend to do is...


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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.


10 Earth Friendly Lawn Care Products to Buy

Grow and maintain a beautiful lawn without harming humans, pets or the environment.


11 Common Flowers That are Actually Dangerous for Pets

You know not to feed your dog chocolate, but what happens when your dog becomes curious about some plants in...


12 Incredible Dog Houses for Your Best Friend

For millions of people across the globe, dogs aren't just pets, they're part of the family. And a beloved member...


10 Worst Trees for Your Home’s Plumbing

Trees are most often an asset to the home landscape, but some species can cause problems around underground pipes. While...


30 Front Porch Ideas and Décor for a More Welcoming Space

Give your outdoor entry space some wow factor with these amazing porch decor tips.


12 Utterly Creepy Halloween Yard Decorations You Need This Year

Give your home's facade a haunted makeover with these truly terrifying Halloween yard decorations.

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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....


How to Make Frisbee Tic-Tac-Toe

For a simple and cheap way to enjoy the warm weather, make a giant tic-tac-toe grid on a shower curtain...


How to Install a Flagpole in Your Yard

A telescoping flagpole makes it easy.


10 Things You Can Do With a Pile of Leaves

From composting to mulching to decorating your home, or just having some backyard fun, you can do a lot with...


Repurpose Ducting for Containing Hostas

Control your hosta growth with this simple gardening trick using only galvanized duct.


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.