Joe and Audra need a patio makeover that’s as much about recycling as it is about renovation.

The 60-year-old home they share with their daughter, Arlow, has an old retaining wall that closes them off from their backyard, and the aging patio is too rough to enjoy. Joe’s first home improvement project was a small fire pit, but it’s not large enough for entertaining outdoors.

We’ll not only update their patio, but we’ll also recycle their patio’s parts to do it!

Some of the projects we cover in this episode include:

  • Remove Pavers and Regrade Patio
  • Reinstall and Stain Pavers
  • Build a Firepit
  • Pour a Concrete Countertop

Check out the ‘Recycling a Patio’ episode article for more information on this project!

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Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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