Learn how to make a patio or garden walkway in your own back yard. I provide step-by-step instructions with my own photos for laying the concrete paving slabs on sand to make a walkway.
Quick guide and basic overview of installing waterproof multi-coloured LED strip lighting around the edges of decking in front of the conservatory and overlooking the lawn in the back garden. Includes tips on laying the cables and protecting electrics from the weather.
Your patio isn’t necessarily a place you want to soak up the sun. Instead, it should be a pleasant spot to spend time reading a book, enjoying a nap or entertaining guests. You can stay out of the UV rays with a number of ways to shade your outdoor space.
I purchased a pressure washer specifically to periodically clean my decking prior to re-oiling it. It was only after careful consideration, and on balance, that I made an informed decision to buy the Nilfisk rather than a Karcher; and now use it to clean all manner of other items around my garden.
Polymeric sand effectively fills and interlocks joints between paving units. Read on to determine if this paver joint sand solution is the one for your next outdoor pavement project. Learn about what a polymer is, its history, and how to use this dry joint sand stabilizer.
Use sails to create shade and cool a sunny conservatory. They are inexpensive, stylish and easy to install.
Tired of sweeping your porch, deck, patio or driveway? Me too! Here is what I did about it.
If you are dreaming of an outdoor deck to enjoy neighborhood barbeques and family gatherings, you’ve come to the right place. Start by familiarizing yourself with the different types of decking materials available today. This is the first step in making that backyard deck dream a reality!
If you have a brick paver patio and it is uneven or sloping, fix it yourself for a fraction of the cost. You don't have to be a professional to do a professional job.
Laying a flagstone paver patio is not particularly difficult, but it is hard work. This is a report of building such a flagstone patio.
How I built a patio cover for my own house. With pictures I took for the permit inspector to make the approval inspection go smoothly.
Clean a bare cedar deck the green way: with biodegradable liquid dish soap that is flora- and fauna-friendly—safe for kids and pets, too! Just soak, scrub with a deck brush, and rinse. Works great!