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Repair Your Deck Railing and Stairs

Welcome to the south where from May to September we are graced by full sun and heat from about 6:00...

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Outside Stairs

"OLD?" It's all in how you decide to "mature." Out of necessity, I removed the steps built by a...

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How to Build Cinder Block Steps

I needed some steps going out the back of the garage because the step down was very far. After...

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Staircase Remodel | Otsego, MN

From carpet to wood treads, we are finally here to talk about our staircase remodel!
When you walk

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Amazing DIY Backyard Transformation on a Tiny Budget

When I bought my house, it was every inch a fixer-upper. It had lived a maintenance free life for...

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DIY Front Porch Railing Replacement Project

Before and After - Replacing old front porch railings with new Richmond Rails and balusters, and...

we made steps from decorative concrete blocks, concrete masonry, gardening, repurposing upcycling, stairs, My grandson helped with the heavy stuff I had bags of Quckcrete left by my x huband So all materials cost zip I am going to make a cement slab at the base and landing Then add hostas perrenial flowering plants on the sides

We made steps from decorative concrete Blocks.

Just big in, place, mix and pour .. Gee that makes it sound soooooo easy ---

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Make Your Deck Unique With a Sunburst Deck Railing

My favorite part of our DIY front deck is my husband's sunburst deck railing. It wasn't without its...

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Updating Our Front Porch

Our small front porch in the front of the house needed some serious TLC :) so we set out to make it...

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Timber Garden Stairs/Steps

Our back garden is on a very steep slope. Part of it has a hill that for every 4.5 metres, the...

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Stair Step Plant Stand

I've hesitated posting this project. The reason was, I wasn't there for the entire step by step...

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Floating Staircase

When planning out our back patio spaces my husband and I saw a tree-house in a magazine that we fell...

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New Year, New Staircase

Just before Christmas we started ripping the old carpet off the stairs and good riddance to it! It...

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DIY Staircase Remodel

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Removed Old Nasty Carpet From Stairs

The old carpet on my stairs was worn out and stained. It's time was up and it needed to go. I'd seen...

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Building New Garden Stairs to Back Yard

Problem: Uneven rock steps to back yard creating a hazardous walking area. Also, wanted to...

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Above Ground Pool Steps

The pool ladder that came with our pool just was not working for my husband that has many health...

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Project of the Day" Stair Remodel Part 2

Yes, it's finally here, the stair remodel conclusion!

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DIY Chippendale Railings

We noticed last fall that the Chippendale railings on our porch were falling apart due to rot. This...

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Rustic Rail

The existing plain wood handrail that was here when we moved in was too low and needed to be moved. ...

garden steps finally completed and updated post as promised

Garden Steps Finally Completed And Updated Post as Promised

I posted a little while back that we were getting some 18 garden steps made for our back yard to...