Patios and Porches

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


Your deck can begin to deteriorate after just one season, but there are ways to protect your outdoor space for years to come.

Lag screws are durable screws used for all kinds of projects. Learn whether you can use lag screws to install decks in this article.

These days, houses are getting bigger and bigger and yards are getting smaller and smaller. But there is a way to keep the integrity of your yard, while still utilizing the living space: a patio. So what should you build it with?

Building a patio can be difficult and expensive. Fortunately, a sensible alternative is to pour a concrete patio section by section. Follow these easy step-by-step directions to build the patio of your dreams.

Building patio furniture is a great alternative to buying expensive ready-made furniture. Learn how to build a picnic table and benches, an umbrella table, and more using simple step-by-step instructions and helpful diagrams.