Weekend DIY: Sharpen your lawnmower blades
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Weekend DIY: Sharpen your lawnmower blades

Keep your grass greener all summer long with a sharp mower blade


Weekend DIY: Install a rain barrel
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Weekend DIY: Install a rain barrel

Green your garden and cut your water bill by collecting water runoff


Blowing down the house
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Blowing down the house

When Greg Kopp and his team realized that the roof wasn't going to fly off, despite all the pressure it was under, they decided to...


Add an outdoor kitchen to your backyard
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Add an outdoor kitchen to your backyard

Relax and entertain with all your cooking essentials at your fingertips


How to make your old deck look new again
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How to make your old deck look new again

Deck prep tips that will help you determine which treatment is right for your deck


Building the fifty-year deck
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Building the fifty-year deck

Avoid design flaws that can destroy your deck before its time


Deck-building guide
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Deck-building guide

From materials to staining tips to step-by-step guides, start planning your deck project for spring


Video: Deck details
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Video: Deck details

Steve Maxwell shares his deck-building tips


Video: Outdoor timber-working tips
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Video: Outdoor timber-working tips

Enhance your outdoor projects with these special touches.


7 ways to get your lawn and garden looking great
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7 ways to get your lawn and garden looking great

Make your garden both good-looking and functional this season

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