Laying a flagstone paver patio is not particularly difficult, but it is hard work. This is a report of building such a flagstone patio.
This simple eight-step tutorial will give you all the information you need to build your own doggy patio potty on the porch of your apartment!
Loose material is an easy-to-install alternative for a DIY home patio. This article contains both step-by-step instructions and some great examples for inspiration.
Tips, thoughts, ideas and construction details of building a covered deck. While it does take some work, it is not impossible.
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.
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.
A screen room provides lots of outdoor living space. Check out our project to get ideas for what you might do.
A simple patio design for a small backyard can transform your outdoor space. Create an outdoor room; start with a patio!
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.
Flat roofs with easy access are great for creating an outdoor living space. One issue that many people question me about is how to create a deck that is functional without compromising the waterproof roof surface. The best way is to construct a...
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.
This article will show you how to build a sturdy deck using common tools with minimal cuts and expense. Follow along for instructions, material lists, and time and money saving tips and tricks.
Use sails to create shade and cool a sunny conservatory. They are inexpensive, stylish and easy to install.
Design, estimate and build a deck. Instructions to lay out and cut stringers to build a stairs. Mathematical formulas used to estimate building construction. Build steps, carpentry tricks.