Deck and Patio

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    Outdoor Patio Tiles: 10 Best Ideas

    Outdoor flooring should be durable, easy to maintain and, of course, stylish! We're sharing these outdoor tile ideas to inspire...


    Trex Decking: Here’s What You Need to Know

    Demand for environmentally friendly, virtually maintenance-free Trex composite decking grows every year. Why has this home-improvement upstart captured so much...


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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...


    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.

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    How to Install a Paver Patio Base

    Let plastic paver patio base panels take the place of the gravel base to eliminate tons of labor.


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    9 Tool Hacks You’ll Use Time and Time Again

    Tools are usually designed with one task in mind, but many can be used for all sorts of jobs.

    Save Up to 70 Percent on Outdoor Furniture and Accessories in Wayfair’s Way Day Sale

    Create a gorgeous outdoor oasis in your backyard with stylish patio furniture, accessories and more from Wayfair's biggest sale of...


    Fixing Warped Deck Joists

    Warped deck joists can be a problem, whether you're building a new deck or resurfacing an old one. Joists dry...


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    Stuff We Love: Deck Products

    If you're thinking about a new deck or re-decking your existing one, use these proven products that were tested and...


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    First-Timer’s Guide to Pouring a Concrete Patio

    Poured concrete makes a terrific backyard patio and it's easier to succeed than you might think. Here's how to get...

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    Best Outdoor Rugs for Your Deck and Patio

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


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    9 Best Outdoor Patio Fans

    An outdoor patio fan will help cool down your space, making it more comfortable for lounging on hot summer days.


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    How To Install Composite Decking Using Clips

    If you're looking for a clean look on your deck surface with no visible screws, consider using deck clips.


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    The Best Insect Repellents for Your Deck and Patio

    Sick of bugs ruining your outdoor gatherings? The right insect repellent can help control creepy critters in your yard.


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    10 Best Outdoor Folding Chairs for 2020

    Outdoor folding chairs are incredibly convenient for your patio or deck, with lots of stylish options to choose from.

    Our Favorite Deck and Patio Shade Ideas

    Decks and patios don't offer the sun protection of a porch. That's why it's important to consider adding shade to...


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    Best Outdoor Speaker Systems for Your Deck

    These outdoor speaker systems will rock your patio parties with great sound and durability.


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    Our Favorite Patio Hammocks for Your Backyard

    A patio hammock can transform your outdoor space, turning it into a relaxing oasis.


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    How to Buy a Shade Sail

    A shade sail is an easy (and affordable) way to shade your patio or deck and add a pop of...


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    Best Patio Umbrellas in 2020

    Let us help you find the best patio umbrella to fit your budget, sense of style and need for shade.


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    10 Best Outdoor Lounge Chairs

    Summer 2020: The summer of staying at home. Kick back on the patio or deck with one of these inviting...


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    Best Patio Shade Sails and Ideas

    Our favorite patio shade sails make all your backyard oasis dreams come true!


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    The Best Outdoor Coffee Table to Fit Your Space

    An outdoor coffee table can pull together your patio space and make it the ideal spot for entertaining.

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    All About Birdbaths

    Experts say that adding a birdbath is the easiest way to attract more birds to your yard.


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    10 Deck Furniture Ideas for 2020

    Longer days and balmy nights are back! That means it's time to enjoy your deck or patio with fresh furnishings...


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    9 Ways to Protect Your Deck or Patio From Summer Heat

    Your deck or patio needs protection from the sun, just like you. Here are nine ways to protect outdoor spaces...


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    How to Choose Composite Decking

    Simplify shopping for composite decking by weighing the importance of seven key issues, among them budget, sunlight, moisture, building codes...

    How to Build a Gazebo

    Build this airy summer hangout that features fish-scale shingles and decorative trim you make yourself.


    What to Consider Before Buying a Patio Umbrella

    For proper shade, safety and protection, you need to pick the best patio umbrella for your cherished backyard space. Take...