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Patios

Use these patio design ideas to turn your yard into a relaxing retreat. From backyard patio ideas to patio furniture sets, these outdoor patio ideas show how to design an outdoor room for style and comfort. Simple add-ons are an easy way to maximize your outdoor living spaces. Use patio umbrellas, patio covers, and patio lights to increase your patio's appeal, safety, and longevity. Part of creating a restful retreat is making sure there's privacy around your patio -- even if it's just a border from the neighbors. Fences, pergolas, half-walls, and landscape plantings can offer privacy and boost your home's appeal. If you're starting from scratch and want to tackle your own paver patio, turn to our clever installation how-to, which breaks down the process into 10 simple steps.

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Easy DIY Garden Accents

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Take your patio from tired to terrific this spring with these inspired ideas.

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Patio Design Ideas

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Backyard Patio Transformation

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How to Clean Outdoor Furniture

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Build a Patio in 6 Simple Steps

Pave the way for a new outdoor room in six easy steps.

Add Color to Your Patio in Stages

Bring color to your patio's decor. Whether you want a little or a lot of color...

Backyard Patio Ideas

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Quick Patio Pick-Me-Ups

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Cast in Stone: DIY Landscape Accent

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DIY Project: Install a Paver Patio

With the right materials and proper foundation, you can install a paver patio...

How to Install a Flagstone Paver Patio

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Maximizing a Small Patio

Make the most out of a petite patio with these creative, space-stretching tips...

Patio Landscaping Ideas

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Patio Privacy Ideas

See how to turn your patio into a comfortable, secluded outdoor living room.

Go-To Outdoor Entertaining Picks

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How to Build a Sand-Based Patio

Building a patio is well within the skill level of the average homeowner. This...

Picking Patio Pavers

Consider climate, costs, and looks when choosing floor material for your patio.

Landscape Ideas with Hardscape Materials

Learn about different hardscape materials -- from brick and flagstone to paver...

Tips for Outdoor Living Spaces

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Make Your Patio a Perfect Retreat

Enjoy a relaxing, stylish patio with these tips.

15 Patio Design Tips

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