Decks & Patios

A deck or patio is a beautiful and valuable addition to any home. Learn about planning, building, and caring for your outdoor deck or patio with our expert guides to construction, repair, and more.
A cat going through a small door on a catio
9 Free DIY Catio Plans
Surface Level View Of indoor outdoor Carpet And Railing
How to Install Indoor-Outdoor Carpet
Outdoor porch with brick floor and white hammock hanging between wall and column
What Is a Porch?
Outdoor kitchen with wood awning
How to Build a DIY Wood Awning
Screened Front Porch
How to Build a Screened-in Porch From Scratch
Installing outdoor tile
How to Install Outdoor Tile
Installing Patio Pavers
How to Lay Patio Pavers
Person power-washing a deck
How to Pressure Wash a Wood Deck
overhead view of a wooden deck
How to Sand a Wood Deck Before Refinishing
Backyard deck
How to Seal a Deck With Thompson's WaterSeal
Wooden table, chairs and fruit and vegetables in plant pots on patio decking in garden
How to Refinish a Wood Deck
Floating Deck
How to Build a Floating Deck
two brick basket weave flooring
How to Make an Easy Brick Patio Pattern for Beginners
Outdoor patio with plants
How to Grout Outdoor Tile
Stacked plywood
What Is Marine-Grade Plywood?
Freshly sealed driveway
What to Know About Sealing Concrete Driveways and Patios
deck cleaning
Types of Outdoor Deck Washes and Cleaners
Fire pit with light gray stones surrounded by wooden chairs and fire
8 Smart Ways to Heat Your Outdoor Patio
Aerial view of patio with furniture and pavers.
How to Design and Install a Paver Patio
Outdoor room with window panels open and decorated with white and wicker seating
Don't Make These 7 Design Mistakes With Your Outdoor Space
grid
A Guide to Basic Brick Patterns for Patios and Paths
Wood and Composite Decking Review: Pros and Cons
Concrete patio
How to Repair Cracks in a Concrete Patio
Composite deck with white and gray outdoor furniture in front of open sliding doors
Wood Decks vs. Composite Decks
moss on patio bricks
How to Clean Patios and Outdoor Surfaces
Pea gravel surrounding circular gray-stoned fire pit with wooden furniture and plants nearby
How to Build a Pea Gravel Patio
Outdoor deck with white wood decorated with small black table and chairs next to tree
The Top 5 Woods for Decks and Porches
A gray wood deck
How to Install Wood Deck Boards
Wooden deck
Best Wood Deck Board Materials
A beautiful tile patio
What's the Difference Between a Patio and a Deck?
patio decor
10 Creative DIY Patio Ideas
Composite deck with umbrella over patio table and chairs near trees
8 Popular Brands for Composite Decking
dream deck
20 Creative Outdoor Deck Design Ideas and DIY Plans
Concrete patio being cleaned with blue broom and water
How to Clean a Concrete Patio
Covered deck with white attached overhead with outdoor dining table
24 Covered Deck Design Ideas
Patio with gray tiles and outdoor seating and furniture surrounded by plants
A Complete Guide to the Best Patio Materials
outdoor patio with stone tiles
14 Different Types of Tiles for Outdoor Patios and How to Choose One
Backyard deck with white and blue cushions and stump in front
8 Beautiful, Easy DIY Backyard Decks
flagstone patio
Flagstone Patios and Walkways: What to Know
Wooden deck of family home.
How to Get Rid of Odors Under an Outdoor Deck
Outdoor deck with wooden beams and wicker and wooden furniture
Deck Code Guidelines for Guardrails and Stairway Railings
Outdoor deck with umbrella covering outdoor seating and table
Get Inspired: 20 Outdoor Deck Designs and Ideas
Outdoor deck with gray flooring and metal furniture covered with orange cushions
Comparing Deck Materials: Wood, Wood-Composite, and PVC
Wood deck stain
Easy Guide to Staining a Deck by Yourself
Wood Deck
How Much Does It Cost to Build a Deck?
Wooden Deck Stairs
How to Build Wooden Deck Stairs
Wood Rot
How to Repair Rot in a Deck or Balcony
Front Porch Roof
How to Build a Porch Roof
Backyard Deck Lattice
How to Install Lattice Under a Deck
Wooden decking construction.
How To Replace a Section of Decking Boards
Front Porch Rail
How to Build a Porch Railing
Concrete pool patio
How to DIY Concrete Patio Installation
Brick patio with outdoor dining table surrounded by plants
Brick Patio Designs: 12 Great Ideas and Pictures
Wood deck near swimming pool
9 Types of Outdoor Decks and How to Choose One
Outdoor Living
How to Remove Stains From Patios and Decks
Small concrete terrace with furnitures
The Best Ways to Remove Stains From Patios and Walls
terrace deck construction - man installing wpc composite decking boards
How to Build a Basic Deck
Patio Pavers
6 Great Home Projects for Summer
Luxury Villa Exterios
How to Clean and Brighten a Deck With Oxygen Cleaner
Woman holding leaf outside tent on concrete slab.
How to Prepare Concrete Slabs for Outdoor Tile Patios