Patio & Deck

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How to Install Wooden Spindles on Outdoor Stairs

Spindles for stairs are essentially needed for supporting the handle railing and keeping it stable. They provide safety and help avoid accidents due to falling or slipping between the gaps created in the railing and the staircase or its floor. Apart from providing the much needed safety, stair spindles add to the style and grace [...]
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Landscaping Your Garden on a Budget

Having a great garden is a really good feature for any home. Not only is it a great place to relax and socialize, having a good garden area is also a key selling point if you are thinking about putting your property on the market. If you’re considering doing up your garden and making some [...]
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Build Your Own Pergola

If you are thinking of giving your garden a facelift, then the romantic charm of a pergola might be exactly what you need. This simple architectural structure, of Italian origin, is one of the easiest ways to awaken a dull garden. Building such a seemingly complex structure might appear to be difficult, but you would [...]
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Inspiring Gardens from Around the World

If your backyard is looking bare, consider creating a special garden area in the landscape. Adding a garden to your home brings color, texture, and life to an otherwise empty space. Planning a backyard garden isn’t hard, just be mindful of the sun and climate needs of each plant, and if your space will allow [...]
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Make Better Use Of Garden Seating

Not much is better than beautiful scenery, the scent of fresh air, and a fantastic meal enjoyed outdoors. Fun for children and adults alike, it also keeps the mess out of the house. It can be simple and cost effective to create a unique dining experience by making better use of garden seating. Transforming an [...]
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5 Tips for Building a Shed on Your Property

Building a shed is a great way to both add value to your home and have a space for extra storage.  Whether you are using it for lawn and garden equipment or just need a little outbuilding to keep some supplies, a well-built shed can last as many years as your home if it is [...]
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Tips For Keeping Your Yard Pristine

If you have lawn problems, you’re not alone. Keeping your yard pristine isn’t easy, especially when you’re up against shaded areas, grass pests, and nuisance animals. Read on for tips on how to get your yard where you want it to be and keep it that way. Holes Small holes throughout your yard are a [...]
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Spicing Up a Backyard

Entertaining at home can be a great way to save money and show off your beautiful home. Investing in small measures, such as planting an array of flowers or adding a canopy to the backyard can add a lot of personality to a formerly drab space. Try some of these tips for adding some more [...]
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Fire Pits, Planters, Hanging Baskets, & More For Decorating Your Patio

Is there anything more entrancing than staring into a fire? Most of us have distinct memories of sitting around a campfire or bonfire in the summertime, roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. Gathering around a fire has been a social event going back thousands of years, and for good reason – there’s something about a fire [...]
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Installing and Repairing Patio Covers and Gutters

The patio, which is basically a place for recreation right outside of the house, is usually the space between the house and the garden. It is used as a dining area and is typically paved. A gutter, on the other hand, is a channel that diverts rain away to another direction so that it does [...]