Decks & Patios

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Thompson’s WaterSeal Timber Oil

Thompson’s WaterSeal timber oil penetrates the wood and protects it without sacrificing the beauty of the natural wood. It is available at The Home Depot. Learn More »


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Backyard Paradise Winner 2017

The Today’s Homeowner team hit the road to Castle Pines, Colorado, home to our Backyard Paradise 2017 contest winner, Monica Sethi.

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Completing the Outdoor Kitchen Project

We wrap up our outdoor kitchen project with homeowners Ashley and Autumn Zellner.

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Expanding the Patio for an Outdoor Kitchen

We help Ashley and Autumn Zellner add patio space to their backyard, so we can create a great outdoor kitchen for them.

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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.

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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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