This hub will explain in detail how to build a decking step by step. It also contains some useful tips and tricks.
Laying a flagstone paver patio is not particularly difficult, but it is hard work. This is a report of building such a flagstone patio.
Use sails to create shade and cool a sunny conservatory. They are inexpensive, stylish and easy to install.
Have a concrete patio but want a bigger outdoor space? These DIY steps show how to extend your concrete patios with pavers.
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!
A simple patio design for a small backyard can transform your outdoor space. Create an outdoor room; start with a patio!
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...
A screen room provides lots of outdoor living space. Check out our project to get ideas for what you might do.
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.
Outdoor patio covers can come in many shapes, styles, sizes, materials, and prices. Gazebo, pergolas, awnings, and carports are all more permanent types of patio coverings and structures. Other types are less obtrusive like for instance, a...
Backyard deck looking faded and dirty? Here are step-by-step directions to clean it up and get it looking new again.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Building your own patio using recycled pallets is easy, fun, and looks amazing. Oh, and it's practically free! This article will show you how to build your own patio using mostly just wood pallets.