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The patio and porch are great places to relax after a long day. Learn how to create and outfit a patio or porch.

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The Ultimate Deck Building Quiz

Building a deck is fairly easy, assuming you don't have two left thumbs. There are many ways of doing it yourself, but before you get started, take this quiz to learn more about building a deck.


5 Ways to Protect Your Deck

 5 Ways to Protect Your Deck

Are you looking for some ways to protect your deck? Check out this article and learn 5 ways to protect your deck from wear and tear. See more »

The Ultimate Deck Building Quiz

 The Ultimate Deck Building Quiz

Can you build a deck by yourself and keep your sanity? It’s easy, if you follow the tips on building a deck by taking this quiz. See more »

 Can you use lag screws to install decks?

Can you use lag screws to install decks? Visit HowStuffWorks.com to learn about using lag screws to install decks. See more »

The Ultimate Patio Materials Quiz

 The Ultimate Patio Materials Quiz

Five materials used in patios may help you to extend your living space. Take this quiz to find how much you know about the materials used in patios. See more »

The Ultimate Building a Patio Quiz

 The Ultimate Building a Patio Quiz

Knowing how to build a patio is valuable information for real hardcore do-it-yourselfers. Take this quiz to see what you know about how to build a patio. See more »

Quiz: Can you build your own patio furniture?

 Quiz: Can you build your own patio furniture?

You can save a lot of money by building your own patio furniture. Take this quiz to see how much you know about building your own patio furniture. See more »

Top 5 Materials Used in Patios

 Top 5 Materials Used in Patios

There are all sorts of materials used in patios these days. So what should you build yours with? Check out these top 5 materials used in patios. See more »

How to Build a Patio

 How to Build a Patio

Building a patio can be expensive, but you can save money by doing it yourself. Get the step-by-step directions for pouring a patio in this article. See more »

How to Build Patio Furniture

 How to Build Patio Furniture

You need patio furniture to really enjoy your patio. Learn how to build your own patio furniture by following these simple instructions. See more »