My gazebo sits on our paver patio with sand bags to hold it down from heavy winds.It works but is ugly. I'm looking for an alternative. HELP!
How would you at glass to a screened in porch?
With the shortage of above ground pools this year my son and husband decided to try the recent examples of DIY pools made with a trampoline frame & Xtra large tarp, a... See more
I’ve seen a lot of pretty DIY fire pits using paver stones. Are those stones safe to use? I’ve read online that the wrong materials could burst from the heat.
I have a wood step that is about 3 " high & 2X3. Just a small one to step off my deck. But after years, it's beginning to rot away & it needs to be easy to make becau... See more
Rain, dust and dirt come in the bottom of our screened in porch. Any ideas of something I can put on the inside or outside of the screen to prevent this from happenin... See more
Would like a solar water feature/fountain since I live in Arizona. Do not have access to electricity.
It was suggested to use pallets for a reclaimed wood project. They are free and free is always good. However, I have been told that some pallets are sprayed with pest... See more
My under deck roof is 12 by 30 feet long can I finish it with plywood and just paint it or is there a better product out there
I read here a while ago about a trellis that blocks the neighborhood’s patio. How do I find that blog?
Our small town park has a bandstand with a concrete pad in front of it, 100'x40' that's used mostly for basketball. We have entertainment coming to town and would lik... See more
It is harder for me to get up stairs to enter my house. I have Raised Ranch and would like to limit steps to one or none; maybe two if steps are not too high.
I own a penthouse where I have a huge open terrace where is full sun. I try to do my best on potted plants, but sun burns them. The only season I can enjoy my green a... See more
I have a stream beside my house. Recently water got up over the banks and may have gotten under my house. What kind of wall to build to prevent this?
When it rains, rain comes in between my screen and front door. This actually causes the flooring inside the door to get very wet. The floor is now soft. Before I can ... See more
How do I build a privacy fence that stretches from the house to the edge of my yard where it would meet up with my neighbor’s fence. Also want to expand off that a... See more
We occasionally get flooding during a downpour. Need a buffer for water to keep flooding from our patio. Thinking a wall would cure the problem. Anything to buffer th... See more
How do I put up something to keep leaves and debris out of my pool and still let the sun hit the pool?
To be able to keep it dry and out of the car garage.
My husband built a beautiful covered pergola on the screened porch to increase outdoor living space. However, it's not connected to the house and I dislike our tempo... See more
When traffic backs up on our street,people use our driveway to make u-turns. It makes me crazy, especially when the kids are out there.
My neighbor is running water or it is her water in downspouts that are coming onto my property. I care because I have a retaining wall and I an not happy that it is ... See more
How do I build an inexpensive patio at my home in Sarasota, Fl?