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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.


Best Outdoor Rugs of 2022

Tie together all of your decor and make your living space more homey and inviting with the best outdoor rugs.


The Best Insect Repellents for Your Deck and Patio

Don't let mosquitoes, flies and other pesky bugs ruin your outdoor fun. Here are some of the best insect repellents...


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Top 5 Online Memorial Day Patio Furniture Sales of 2022

Kick off your summer in style with these online patio d├ęcor deals.

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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...


How to Build an Outdoor Storage Bench

At first glance, this bench may look like a complex project. But take...


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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12 Things to Do When Daylight Savings Time Begins

Spring Daylight Savings Time is a great reminder that the seasons are just about to change. Here's everything you should...


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15 Awesome Plans for DIY Patio Furniture

Upgrade your patio with DIY furniture. It may seem daunting to try to build your own furniture but we'll show...


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.


12 Best Curb Appeal Ideas for Any Budget

Whether you're putting your house on the market soon or simply want to make the exterior as beautiful and welcoming...

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10 Tips on How To Protect Outdoor Furniture

Learn how to protect your outdoor furniture so you can enjoy it for multiple seasons. We talked to the experts...