Decks & Patios

How to Stain and Protect a Porch

How to Stain and Protect a Porch

Increase Your Home's Curb-appeal: Stain and Protect a Porch with Colors to Eliminate the Raw Look of New Pressure-treated Lumber

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How to Make a Tile Patio

How to Make a Tile Patio

Cover Your Plain Concrete Patio with Mexican Saltillo Tile to Give It a Face Lift and Create a Southwestern Ambiance

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How to Make a Patio out of Concrete Pavers

How to Make a Patio out of Concrete Pavers

Build a garden patio in a single day using interlocking pavers in a simple design that's easily expanded.

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How to Repair a Damaged Deck

How to Repair a Damaged Deck

Learn how to replace a downspout and repair deck boards; includes step-by-step instructions along with tips, materials, and tools lists.

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How to Create a Walkway with Concrete Pavers

How to Create a Walkway with Concrete Pavers

Lead the Way to Your Front Door from Driveway to Stairs with an Attractive Colored Concrete Paver Walkway

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How to Replace a Rotten Deck or Decking

How to Replace a Rotten Deck or Decking

Learn how to replace damaged decking; includes details on hidden fastener systems and sealing decking

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How to Build a Porch Railing

How to Build a Porch Railing

Learn how to build and install porch railing; includes details on an assembly jig as well as construction tips, materials, and tools lists.

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How to Restore and Maintain a Deck

How to Restore and Maintain a Deck

Learn how to give your deck an instant makeover; includes details on pressure washing, using a deck brightener, stain and water sealant.

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How to Build a Porch Stairway

How to Build a Porch Stairway

Add Function and Match the Existing Design as You Build a Porch Stairway onto Your Beach House

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How to Make a Crushed Rock Pathway

How to Make a Crushed Rock Pathway

Learn how to create a crushed rock pathway; includes details on layout, removing sod, landscape cloth, and installing flagstones.

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