Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Quikrete outdoor concrete countertop for backyard paradise contest winner

How to Build an Outdoor Countertop

If your outdoor space needs a countertop, look no further than concrete mix to make one that's stylish and will stand the test of time.

Simplifying Summer Home Maintenance

In this special-edition Today's Homeowner Podcast, we tell you how to easily keep your home maintenance on track this summer.
Composite deck with chairs in winter

How to Protect Composite Decking from Winter Damage

Follow these tips to make sure your composite deck survives a winter snowstorm.
A cornhole game board with red and blue bags

Cornhole Game: How to Build the Board

The cornhole game is a popular pastime for tailgate entertainment or backyard fun. Here's how to build your own!
Maximize Outdoor Living patio

Maximize Outdoor Living

Leah and Justin get a comfortable, inviting patio where they can entertain guests.

Expanding a Patio for Entertaining 

This week we're helping a blended family expand their patio to better meet their needs. 

3 Tips to Enjoy Your Home in the Summer

It’s time to rethink your home — the building you live in is more than four walls and roof; a place to eat and sleep; shelter from storms.Your backyard can be a paradise, your...
Screen porch, after installation

How to Turn a Deck into a Screened Porch

Turning a deck into a screened-in porch isn't difficult, and you get to enjoy the outdoors without the bugs.

Quikrete Calculators: Get Concrete Answers and More

Whether you're building a brick wall, fence or playground, Quikrete calculators will tell you exactly how much material you'll need.