Does anyone have a easy solution to keep opened patio umbrella from flying up and falling over even on a semi windy day? I have the heavy base, it's in a hole in a pa... See more
What ideas do you have to improve and upgrade the 3 ugly old stucco collums on my patio. They look lifeless, uninteresting and cheep. Here’s a pic of one of them. ... See more
Having trouble with neighbor cats using this area to do their business. Had originally thought it would be great to build a small garden shed under the screen porch, ... See more
Looking for ideas to create an outdoors stair railing, from the front door and down 5 steps, that is low maintenance, good looking and inexpensive. I've looked at ki... See more
Carpets, even the open weave plastic kind just don't work out well for the balcony on the beach condo but the plain concrete is well...just too plain. How might I pai... See more
There are wooden numbers embedded in the concrete at the end of my sidewalk. I plan to sand and repaint them. What can I put on them to protect them?
I'd like to transform this space using decomp. granite, river rock, a middle fountain, some wild grass, Mexican Heather and related plants. Any ideas?
A friend rents a home in an HOA community. Neighbors across the street have a camera set up and spy on her when she is on her front porch. I suggested a large plant s... See more
Where can I buy patio pavers to make outside decorations?
Need any out of the box ideas for our wood deck floor. Have tried painting - it peels, have stained but it chips & splinters and carpeted - it frays and fades. Deck i... See more
Help creatives! Unfortunately, this side yard space goes pretty unused (one persons day there one time in over 6-mos). It’s a nice width and potential platform or s... See more
I have a concrete stamped patio and it faded really bad over the years so I stained it with some Behr concrete stain and now it's peeling and I want to know how I can... See more
I have a small patio and on the side there's soil. I would like to do something there. I'm in New England so I wanted to use plants that can come back after winter. I... See more
I want wood, husband says to expensive.(In our back yard)
I'm in the process of hiring someone to replace the "deck" of the deck. The railing isn't in that bad shape, just the top rail. Should I replace the entire flooring... See more
My home is the only house that you have to step down into it to enter, very awkward to decorate... I put in a nice gate that I would like to mimic to the front of th... See more
Making shade covers for my patio and need advice on final bits.
I would like to build some kind of cover, thinking 3 sided with hinges, it has to be secured because of wind and so electric people can get to it, any thoughts?
Looking to light up outside Home and landscape with Low voltage LED lights w/o breaking the bank. Thanks, Joe
We don't want fish to care for, but don't have money to do a new patio. How can we make this patio more user friendly on a tiny budget? It is a large area of unused... See more
I laid 60 grass sod squares last year and babied them but they didn't make it. I have 2 small dogs that do spend some time sunning out there so it has to be where I c... See more
We think the gazebo and shape of the deck is a great way to add space and uniqueness. Since the this home used AridDek waterproof decking, the homeowners have the add... See more
We bought our house last year and loved the beautiful screened in porch. We have since discovered that we are not screened in porch people. Our dog has Destroyed the... See more