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Sealers, Paints and Stains 101 for Concrete Patios

Choose the right sealant to keep your patio in tiptop shape.

16 Deck and Patio Ailments (and How to Fix Them)

When something goes wrong with your deck or patio, should you attempt a DIY fix or call a pro? We’ll help you diagnose your deck and patio disorders and determine the best remedy.

8 Budget-Friendly DIYs for Your Deck or Patio

Tackle these projects and spend more time outside this season.

Warm Up Your Patio With a DIY Tabletop Fire Pit

The warmth of a fire pit will instantly cozy up any outdoor room. If space is an issue, make this tabletop version. It's easily customizable to fit any table, yet just as beautiful as a full-size one.

Sealers, Paints and Stains 101 for Wooden Decks

Protect your deck with the right sealant for the job. Below we describe the pros and cons of each option so you can make the best choice for your outdoor deck space.

How to Make an Outdoor Privacy Screen From PVC Pipe

Can’t hang curtains from your deck or patio? Get the look by making this portable privacy screen with PVC tubing and simple, inexpensive bedsheets. You can use any color sheets for this customizable project to complement your other outdoor decor.

Patio Accessories: Ideas and Options

Learn about new ideas and options for enhancing your patio with accessories.

Outdoor Patio Furniture Options and Ideas

Discover new options and ideas in furniture for your outdoor patio space.

Patio Landscaping Ideas

Find out about patio landscaping ideas that can help your outdoor space become a huge hit with family and friends.

Making Patio Repairs

Once you've built your patio, make sure you keep it as good as new by learning how to make repairs.
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