Decks & Patios

Danny Lipford and Chelsea Lipford Wolf with homeowners Stephanie and Jeff Jones.

Taking on the Summer Checklist

We use the 4 Seasons of Home Ownership summer checklist to help Jeff and Stephanie Jones address some issues around their home. Learn More »


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4 DIY Ideas for Creating a Patio on a Budget

The official start of summer is just around the corner. If your outdoor space isn’t quite ready for entertaining, we have four ways you can punch up your patio on a budget.

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How to Build Cabinets for an Outdoor Kitchen

Our take on cabinets for an outdoor kitchen features a veneer of split bricks to match the house.

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How to Screen In an Existing Porch

Enclosing an existing covered porch with screen simply requires you to build a stud wall or walls along the open sides to create surfaces for attaching the screen. Here are step-by-step instructions.

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Weber Genesis II 3-Burner Propane Gas Grill

Now that the weather is warming up, I’m ready to fire up the grill. What I love about the new Genesis II grill from Weber is that when you turn the knob, it starts up immediately.

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Using Paver Base as an Outdoor Surface

Paver base is a crushed gravel mixture used to provide a solid foundation for interlocking pavers. But, it can also be used as a stand-alone outdoor surface when packed tightly.

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Chelsea Lipford Wolf and Danny Lipford prep for summer.

Simple Steps to Summer Prep

Summer is just around the corner and with it comes cookouts, yard work, pesky mosquitoes and those nasty summer storms. There‚Äôs no better time than now to prepare your home and yard for summer fun and the season’s unpredictable weather patterns.

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Sika Fence Post Fix

Setting fence posts can be backbreaking work. Save your back with Sika Fence Post Mix, which mixes right in the bag and expands in the hole.

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