How to Build

Whether you are conducting a small home improvement project or a major home repair, it is important to understand how to build and repair certain things in your home. Sure, some projects should be left to the professionals, but you might surprised at what

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How to Build a Pavilion

You'd like to build a pavilion in your backyard, so your family will have a shady place to sit. Learn about how to build a pavilion in this article.


Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Dog House

Want to show your pooch some love by giving him a shady respite from outdoor romps? Check out our interactive gallery for tips on assembling a doggie dream house.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Pond

Who says a pool is the only cool water feature for your backyard? This interactive gallery will have you building and relaxing by the side of your serenity-inducing pond in no time.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build an Outdoor Kitchen

Cooking out on the grill is a favorite part of summer, but true foodies want to take their outdoor culinary masterpieces to the next level. Get a full menu of tips and tricks for turning your backyard into five-star chef’s kitchen.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Pool

DIY can be a sink-or-swim affair. To make sure your project yields results that you can actually swim in, check out our interactive gallery for expert insights into building the perfect pool.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Fire Ring

What could be better than a cozy evening with friends gathered around your new fire pit? The tips in this interactive gallery can help you turn your toasted marshmallow dreams into an entertaining reality.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Patio

Patios don’t have to be boring slabs of concrete. From design to décor, these interactive tips will give you the know-how to create an outdoor room for all your relaxing and entertaining needs.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Gazebo

That romantic gazebo you’re envisioning can be transformed from a thought to a physical structure with a little planning and sweat equity. We’ve assembled tips and tricks to turn a pile of lumber and supplies into a shaded sanctuary.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Deck

You want a place to kick back on a warm night and hang out with friends and family. A deck is happy to serve this purpose. We’ll help you to get your new outdoor space built in no time.

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Shed

Your garage is overflowing, but your lawnmower and assorted tools still need a home. Let’s build a shed. We’ll show you how to do everything from organizing your tools to erecting your shed’s wall panels. Ready?

Interactive Gallery: How to Build a Treehouse

You’ve always wanted a treehouse ever since you were a kid. Now’s your chance. With this interactive gallery full of tips and videos from treehouse experts, you’ll be relaxing amid the leafy canopy before long.