Decks & Patios

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How to Install Tile on a Concrete Porch or Patio

Want to tile a concrete patio or porch, but wonder how that differs with indoor tile installation? Here’s everything you need to know about the process! Learn More »


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How to Clean a Grill Using Aluminum Foil and Vinegar

Find out a simple way to clean the cooking surface on a barbecue grill by spraying the grill with vinegar, then scrubbing with aluminum foil.

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3 Tips to Lengthen Your Concrete Patio’s Life

A concrete patio is beautiful and durable, but regular maintenance strengthens the surface and lengthens its life. Here are 3 tips to protect your patio.

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How to Build a Grill Shelter

A grill shelter provides additional architectural interest and protects your grill from the elements. Here’s how to build one!

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How to Build a Backyard Fire Pit with Pavers

Installing a fire pit makes a patio cozy and offers the perfect place to roast marshmallows on cool nights. Here’s how to make one!

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Patio sitting wall

How to Build a Patio Sitting Wall

A sitting wall is a functional architectural enhancement to your home, and building one with pavers is easy.

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Installing Phantom Screens

Advantages of Retractable Screens for Covered Decks and Porches

It’s nice to lounge on a porch or covered patio — until mosquitoes ruin the day. Here’s a solution to keep those pests away.

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How to Prevent Slips and Falls on Outside Steps

Have outdoor stairs? This is one of the easiest ways to protect against slips and falls — stay safe!

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