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November 12, 2016

How to Make a Simple Backyard Patio

How to make a simple backyard patio.  No mortar required.

October 01, 2016

Power Rake Sucks Up Leaves, Clippings and Lawn Debris Amazingly Fast

Vacuum Your Lawn with a Power Rake

September 24, 2016

Harvesting Granite with a Diamond Necklace

You Won't Believe How These Massive Blocks of White Granite Are Cleaved from This Underground Mountain

September 29, 2015

How to Revive Outdoor Wooden Furniture Using Spar Urethane

The favorite wooden outdoor chair gets new life and durable protection from a spar urethan re-finish.

August 18, 2015

Why Capped Cellular PVC May be the Ultimate Decking Material

Capped cellular PVC decking may well represent the best of all worlds when it comes to outdoor deck material. 

July 03, 2015

Clean, Stain and Seal a Wooden Deck in a Single Day

An easy two-step process that will transform a wooden deck in a single day.

May 06, 2015

Metal Roofing, Sound-Deadening Wallboard and Fire Retarding Insulation

A look at three new buiding materials -- metal roofing, spray insulation and sound-deadening wall board that offer interesting options to homeowners

April 27, 2015

The Latest in PVC Decking PLUS a Lightweight Paver for Resurfacing Decks and Patios.

PVC decking that looks for all the world like real wood.  Lightweight pavers for resurfacing an existing deck or patio.

September 21, 2014

Make Your Own Custom Walkway with Reusable Concrete Forms

Make a custom stone or brick pathway using Quikrete's Walkmaker system

August 07, 2014

Concrete Stains Can Make Plain Floors Look Like Colored Stone or Marble

Transform oncrete floors from ordinary to stunning with stains

July 26, 2014

Reviving Dingy and Discolored Outdoor Decks

Rain, sun and dirt combine to make outdoor decks unsightly.  Here's how to restore their orginal beauty.

June 02, 2014

Twin Cutter Cordless Mower with Power to Spare

This 40-volt cordless mower gives gas counterparts a run for the money.

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