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Expanding Outdoor Living Space with a New Wood Deck

Denver and Kara Hawsey's light brick home had no place for entertaining. Now it has a rustic wood deck with cable railing that ensures unobstructed views.
Cafe lights, seen over a patio umbrella near a home with vinyl siding

How to Create Paver Columns for Outdoor Lighting

These paver columns are an attractive gateway to your patio, and each column supports a metal post for mounting outdoor lighting such as cafe lights.
On a Simple Solutions segment of Today's Homeowner, Joe Truini prepares to demonstrate how to use three cement blocks to store garden tools in a garage.

How To Easily Organize Your Garden Tools

Most people store their lawn and garden tools in the garage by simply standing them up and leaning them in the corner.

Lawn Care Tips — How to Mow Like a Pro

The difference between spending time cutting grass and enjoying backyard life comes down to having the right mower.Exmark mowers deliver a perfect cut in less time, but to understand why Exmark's mowers are superior...
Backyard Paradise with patio and fire pit

Backyard Basics: How to Create Instant Entertaining Space

Don't stay cooped up with nothing to do! Here are two home improvements that create instant space for entertaining.
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Critter Control: How to Keep Animals Off Your Lawn

Want to learn how to keep unwanted animals off your lawn or out of your garden and trash? If so, join landscape designer Doug Scott for products and scare tactics that’ll keep deer, raccoons,...

Rain Chain: A Stylish Alternative to Downspouts

Moving water from gutters to the ground is a necessary chore. Rain chains are the perfect blend of form and function because they do it with style.

5 Modern Front Porch Ideas to Improve Curb Appeal

Boosting your home’s curb appeal doesn’t require a massive amount of time and effort. Here's five fast modern front porch ideas!
Patio after makeover with window seat, area rug and cedar buffet

Fun and Functional Patio Makeover

This patio makeover adds fun and function for the family, grillmaster and the kids! Best of all, the transformation cost just $1,000 in materials.