Patios & Outdoor Living

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How to Clean Stainless Steel Grill Grates

Clean grates are safer, and cook more consistently.

How to Weatherproof Your Outdoor Space

The better you protect it, the longer it won't need repairs.

4 Types of Outdoor Shades

Choose flexible, fixed, or something in between.

Outdoor Spa Ideas

Soothe those sore muscles and watch your cares swirl away.

How to Build a Grill Gazebo

Protect yourself and those flaming steaks from the elements.

What Is the Best Material to Use for a Fire Pit Table?

The material that you choose makes a difference in the look.

Selecting Tile: Understanding Terra Cotta Tile

How durable is it and can it be used outdoors?

Outdoor Kitchen Patio: Surface Types

Carefully consider surface options.

Installing A Door Awning

Create an awning to protect your home from the elements.

How to Waterproof a Canvas Gazebo Cover

A canvas gazebo is a showstopper.

How to Restore a Rusted Fire Pit

Prevent rust from destroying the pit.

Building a Ceramic Portable Fire Pit

A ceramic portable fire pit gives you options.

Buying a Shade Canopy: What to Know

Shade canopies give you shade.

Making a Fire Pit Mobile

It's great for heat... and s'mores.

Choosing A Door Awning

Awnings add function and visual interest.

How to Fix a Broken Fire Pit Screen

Enjoy your backyard blaze safely.

How to Build a Pool House

Building a pool house is not an easy project.

4 Patio Table Sets that can Withstand Harsh Weather

Patio table sets should be sturdy and resist the elements.

Building an Outdoor Kitchen: Wood-burning Stove

An outdoor kitchen will allow you to entertain outside.

How to Keep Your BBQ in Good Health this Summer

It's easier if you clean up a little each time you grill.

How to Create an Outdoor Foot Washing Station

Summer activities often leave feet dirty. Hose them off in this simple DIY to keep your house's floors clean!

10 Creative Ways to Make Money From Your Property

Have some spare acres? Put it to work with these money-making ideas.

Ice Safety: How to Survive Winter's Slippery Culprit

Here's how to break the ice, instead of letting it break you.

Best Treatments for Outdoor Wood Furniture

Give your outdoor furniture a bit of regular love and care.

4 Types of Patio Privacy Walls

Add a little privacy to your home.

Patio Fire Pit Types

Add some warmth to a cool night with a patio fire pit!

Patio Screen Door Cleaning Tips

Ensure a clean layer between you and nature.

How to Replace a Paver Light

Keep your walkways safe with functioning lights.

Low-Voltage Patio Lighting: Transformer Power

Patio lights make the area safer.

Refinishing Your Metal Outdoor Furniture

Don't put your rusty, old patio furniture out to pasture.

5 Ways to Protect Your Porch Swing

Keep on swinging with these tips for proper maintenance.

Legs for Lawn Patio Chairs That Won't Dig

Find patio chair legs that won't damage your lawn.

5 Essential Tips on Planning Your Outdoor Kitchen

They're perfect for outside parties.

Tile Patio Repair: How to Replace Tiles

The repair might be easier than you think.

How to Make a Patio Table with Tile

Turn an old patio table into a focal point.

Aluminum Patio Furniture Care

Aluminum furniture will still require occasional care.

How to Build a Tile Patio Table

It's fun, unique, and made by you.

Outdoor Cooking with Kids

Outdoor cooking with kids can be fun.

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen

There's nothing like cooking in the open air.

5 Tips to Keeping Your Outdoor Kitchen Bar Stocked

Refrigeration is a primary concern.

Infrared Grills

Are infrared grills on your must have list? Before you go and buy one you may want to learn a bit more

How to Choose a BBQ Grill

If you are planning on buying a new grill for your garden or patio, there are two major categories to

Flagstone Patio

Installing a flagstone patio isn’t hard. With the proper equipment the job can be done quickly

Design and Build an Outdoor Fireplace on the Cheap

It is not difficult for a do-it-yourselfer to build an outdoor fireplace. If you are on a limited budget,