Patio Design Ideas and Makeovers

Use these patio design ideas to turn your yard into a relaxing retreat. Maximize your outdoor living spaces with simple add-ons, like functional patio furniture and outdoor lighting, that boost appeal and safety. These patio projects and makeovers will show how to design an outdoor room for style and comfort.

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You Won't Believe This Indoor-Outdoor Hangout Is Built Under a Home

This homeowner decked out her Connecticut backyard with a saltwater pool and rooms for casual living and dining. See how this space, built under their home, came together.
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How to Work with Concrete Block

Every great home improvement plan starts with the basics. Learn how to set a solid base for a concrete block wall and lay out a strong foundation.
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How to Choose a Size for Your Patio

Whether you're looking to build a patio for large gatherings, outdoor dining, or relaxation, these tips will help you choose the right size for your space.
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How to Install Timber and Brick Steps

Brick treads framed with landscape timbers make attractive steps between different levels in your yard. Learn how to make them here!
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More Patio Design Ideas and Makeovers


Learn How to Hang Outdoor String Lights for the Dreamiest Backyard Escape

This simple outdoor project takes less than an hour!