Yard & Landscape Improvements
Lawns, trees, walkways, plants—yard and garden areas are critical to the beauty and usefulness of a home. These are, after all, the elements that bring nature into our daily lives.
In this family of articles, we look at buying, building, and maintaining the many elements that makeup a home’s yard and landscape. Pick a section below to dig deeper.
- Barbecues & Outdoor Kitchens
- Decks & Porches
- Fences, Arbors & Gates
- Gazebos & Patio Roofs
- Landscaping Design
- Outdoor Lighting
- Patios, Paths, Pavers & Steps
- Sheds & Playhouses
- Swimming Pools & Spas
- Water Features
Yard Work & Gardening
How to Install Outdoor Lighting
Thanks to low-voltage systems that are commonly available at home improvement centers, installing outdoor lighting is an easy weekend project. See more about installing outdoor lighting...
How to Build a Gazebo
Step-by-step instructions for building a gazebo, from the ground up.
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Keep Your Wood Deck from Rotting
Clean out the debris that clogs spaces between deck boards, using a putty knife or a laminate scoring tool like the one shown here.
Read more about deck cleaning…