Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
Danny Lipford using a wet saw to cut tile.

Cutting Tile or Brick with a Wet Saw

If you’re planning on installing a ceramic tile floor or brick patio, renting a wet saw to cut the material can make the project go faster and look more professional.

Building Wing Walls with Pavestone Pavers

Pavestone seat walls are a beautiful and functional addition to any paver patio and they’re easy to build.

Create a Backyard Paradise with an Outdoor Fireplace

Adding a Pavestone fireplace to your backyard paradise not only makes a statement, but it also makes your outdoor living space usable nearly year-round.
Merola Tile Ceramic Cement-Look Tile from Best New Products

Ceramic Tiles That Look Like Concrete

This vintage-inspired tile looks like popular cement tiles, but it's actually ceramic. That makes it affordable and a great DIY project.
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Colorado Home Gets Backyard Paradise Makeover

The Today's Homeowner team hit the road to Castle Pines, Colorado, home to our Backyard Paradise 2017 contest winner, Monica Sethi.

4 DIY Ideas for Creating a Patio on a Budget

The official start of summer is just around the corner. If your outdoor space isn't quite ready for entertaining, we have four ways you can punch up your patio on a budget.
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How to Use Paver Base as an Outdoor Surface

Paver base, a crushed gravel mixture used to provide a foundation for interlocking pavers, can also be used as a stand-alone outdoor surface.
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Importance of Sealing Concrete and Masonry Surfaces

Concrete and masonry surfaces are great because they're so durable. But, if you want to keep them looking good, they need to be sealed.
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Using Fast-Setting Concrete for Curbing

Paver walkways and patios are popular DIY projects. Use fast-setting concrete for edging to contain the pavers along the perimeter.