Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Stay Toasty On-The-Go With Tiki’s Portable Fire Pit

Gather round a fire on any outing with Tiki's new portable fire pit. It's designed to fit in smaller spaces, plus it emits less smoke!
Finished wooden picnic table

Building a Picnic Table for Your Yard

Building a sturdy picnic table can seem like a challenging task, but if you follow a detailed set of instructions, it can be accomplished fairly easily. Watch this video to see how to tackle building one.

Choosing the Most Durable Wood for Outdoor Furniture

Garden benches and other outdoor furniture can be fabricated from many materials, but it’s hard to beat wood for its warmth and natural beauty. When using wood for outside furniture; it’s important to choose a durable wood. Read on to find out more.

How to Clean Outdoor Patio and Deck Furniture

Find out how to clean and maintain outdoor furniture from wrought iron and aluminum to plastic and wood, and how to clean outdoor fabrics and covers.
Adirondack chair on sandy beach next to a river

Building an Adirondack Chair for Your Yard

An Adirondack chair is a great addition to any outdoor area. We built our Adirondack chair from cedar following a set of plans that featured how-to photos, full size patterns, and step-by-step instructions.
Arbor swing

How to Build a Backyard Arbor Swing

This backyard garden arbor swing makes a great DIY project for your yard. It's made from pressure treated lumber and fastened with galvanized nails. Watch this video to find out how.
cedar stained pergola over concrete patio Danny Lipford and Chelsea Lipford Wolf after updating patio for charity

Patio Update for a Good Cause

We're highlighting a few community service projects throughout the country in celebration of our 20th season on TV! This episode is all about a patio in Tulsa, OK.
DIY Adirondack chair

DIY Outdoor Wood Furniture Projects for Your Home

Watch this video to see how to go about building some great DIY outdoor wood furniture projects, including a bench, patio planter, picnic table, and Adirondack chair; as well as some workshop saw jigs to make the process easier.
Danny Lipford and Julie Day Jones staining wood furniture.

How to Clean and Stain Outdoor Wood Furniture

Outdoor wood furniture needs to be cleaned and stained periodically to protect it from the elements. Watch this video to find out how to go about it.