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    Pressure Treated Wood Deck (Types & Grades)

    See if a pressure treated wood deck is a good choice for outdoor decks, with the different types of pressure treated decking, wood grades, and pros and cons. Whether you are just starting on building a new deck or you’re considering replacing your old one, you will surely come across pressure-treated lumber. It will be […] More

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    Redwood Deck (Types, Wood Grades & Pros and Cons)

    Here we share our redwood deck resource including how this material is used for decking, designs, different grades of redwood, types, pros and cons, sizes, cost, and wood staining tips. Because of its superb appearance and eco-friendliness, redwood, a classic building material, is making a comeback as a premium option for decking. In contrast to […] More

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    Decomposed Granite Patio (Pros and Cons)

    These decomposed granite patio designs include what it is, the different types of granite to use, pros and cons, patio ideas, and building tips. Remodeling and sprucing up your patio can mean different things. One of the options to explore is a decomposed granite patio, which is becoming a popular choice for many homeowners. It […] More

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    Teak Wood Decking (Types & Pros and Cons)

    Here we explore teak wood decking ideas including pros and cons, types of teak wood & materials like boards, tiles and marine decking, price, and best stain options. Let’s face it, decking can be a difficult task not just in the actual building itself but in choosing the materials to trust. With decks being outdoors […] More

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    Douglas Fir Decking (Types & Pros and Cons)

    In this guide to Douglas fir decking you’ll find pros and cons, types of Douglas fir deck boards like pressure treated, kiln dried, tongue and groove, best stain options, and designs. Douglas fir decking may not be available in all areas, but it’s one of the most amazing materials to consider if its available. It’s […] More

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    Best Patio Material (Types & Backyard Options)

    In this guide to the best patio material you’ll see what materials to use, what type is most durable, easiest to maintain, least expensive and the best patio surface for cold climates. The choice of patio material is essential to make your decking design look great. It is not just about having a nice layout […] More

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    Patio Surface Alternatives (Best Materials & Options)

    Here we share our patio surface alternatives guide including the different options for concrete, paving stone, flagstone, and the cheapest patio design choices available.What are the best materials to use for the surface of your patio? Six basic materials can be used for your courtyard. You can choose concrete, brick, flagstone, pavers, tile, cut stone, […] More

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    7 Patio Umbrella Alternatives (Benefits & Ideas)

    Here we share our patio umbrella alternatives including different creative ideas, their benefits, and the reasons they can replace an umbrella for your patio. Staying outdoors can just be the perfect way to enjoy nature but let’s face it, the sun’s heat can sometimes be unbearable. Getting some respite from the heat can only be […] More

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    Patio Umbrella Sizes (How to Measure & Choose)

    In this patio umbrella sizes guide you’ll see measurements from small to oversized umbrellas, umbrella dimensions for pool side lounge chairs, and how to measure for a patio umbrella. When people think about a patio umbrella they may think about the one attached to most patio tables for the use of residential buildings or restaurants […] More

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    Patio Size (Average & Covered Patio Dimensions Guide)

    Here’s our patio size guide including average patio sizes and total square footage, different dimensions for tables & chairs, and how big a patio should be. Ideally, the perfect home will have a sizable yard perfect for relaxing and basking in the outdoors every morning or afternoon. Although that reality is not always the case […] More

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    Patio Table Umbrella Size (Popular Measurements)

    Find out the patio table umbrella size that’s best for you, including umbrella dimensions for different table sizes, table base weight, and how big a table umbrella should be. Homeowners who have backyards without any overhead roof or awnings know how hot it can get. To maximize the enjoyment of the outdoors without being fried […] More

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    Types Of Patio Doors (Opening Styles & Materials)

    Here are the types of patio doors with the different door openings, materials, design styles, cost, and the most energy-efficient patio door options. One of the best choices you can make when it comes to renovating or remodeling your home is to not just focus on the changes that are aesthetically pleasing but to choose […] More

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