What's the Difference Between a Patio and a Porch?
Let's see: both patios and porches are paved, outdoor living spaces with outdoor furniture. They both can be in the front or back yards of a house. And both can be covered, with an overhead roof. So what, really, is the difference between the two? ...
Patio Landscaping Ideas
Include a space for gathering, eating, or relaxing to increase outdoor enjoyment.
10 Patio Decorating Ideas
If you want to make your outdoor space more appealing, a little creativity and some planning is all you really need to get started. Fresh air and sunshine are a
9 Ideas for a Beautiful Brick Patio
Perk up your patio with great-looking, long-wearing brick with one of these ideas.
What Is a Patio Home? (Hint: It Has Nothing to Do With a Porch)
What is a patio home? Well, it's not a house with a porch out front.
The 22 Sneakiest Ways to Add Storage to Your Deck, Porch, or Patio
From double-duty furniture to compact containers, these sneaky storage ideas keep your gardening tools, entertaining supplies, and backyard staples from running amok.
DIY Patio Ideas for Dallas-Fort Worth Locals
Many Dallas-Fort Worth area locals thoroughly enjoy spending quality time with family and friends outdoors. If you are looking for DIY patio ideas to spruce up your outdoor spaces, read on for some easy and affordable tips.
10 Easy Budget-Friendly Ideas To Make A Dream Patio
We all love the outdoor life, especially if it does not cost too much. There is always a feeling among each one of us that we belong out there. This...
How to Patch and Repair Patios and Walkways
Find out how to replace broken patio pavers, fix a sagging brick walkway, patch asphalt, re-lay a gravel path and repair concrete.
How to Clean Your Deck or Patio
A once-a-year scrub-down will extend the life of a concrete patio, a wood deck, or a stone walkway—and will make your outdoor zone gleam.
7 Outdoor Patio Ideas That Give This Underrated Space Its Due
Furnishing your patio may be at the bottom of your priority list, but that doesn't mean it has to suffer. Consider these outdoor patio ideas that will turn your space into an outdoor oasis.
How to Buy Outdoor Patio Furniture
The ultimate guide to choosing long-lasting, easy-care backyard pieces that will make outdoor living even sweeter.
A Beginner’s Guide to Natural Stone Patios
Thinking about installing a patio? Check out these experts’ tips on selecting, installing and caring for stone
Patio Furniture Buying Guide
Whether you’re outdoors catching some rays, entertaining friends or having a quiet dinner, it’s easy to do in style and comfort with the right patio furniture.
3 Trends for Patios
Believe it or not, it’s officially spring! One of my favorite parts of the warmer months is relaxing outside on the patio with a glass of iced tea and my e-reader. Of course before that, I have to evaluate the condition of the patio after the winter months and consider upgrades to enhance my sanctuary....
DIY Deck, Porch and Patio Ideas!
When my husband and I decided it was time to sell our first house and look for a new home, we knew that outdoor living space was on the top of our list of “must haves”. With a super active little boy, a dog, and …
Landscape Tips for Decks, Patios, and Pools
Need to add visual interest or just a punch of color to your outdoor spaces? Here are easy tips.
Before and After Deck and Patio Makeovers
You don’t need a big backyard to have a grand deck or patio. Take a look at some boring yards that were turned into fabulous outdoor living spaces. (Plus, they increased the home’s value.)
How to Maximize Your Patio’s Potential
How to decorate your patio on a budget
Turning your patio into a beautiful outdoor space for dining and entertaining friends and family doesn’t have to be an expensive endeavor. This article from BrightNest offers some budget-friendly patio décor suggestions that can be accomplished quickly and easily. Know the role. Instead of letting your outdoor space become a social catch-all zone, choose a …