Outdoor Living Basics

Today, many individuals are taking their home decor and living spaces outside. Outdoor living can consist of designing and creating unique outdoor spaces through construction or landscaping projects - from staining decks to building a koi pond with a cascading waterfall we've got you covered. Homeowners are building outdoor kitchens and fireplaces for entertaining purposes, while others are installing unique lighting concepts to reveal the beauty of their yardwork at night. Whichever project you decide to tackle, Angie's List is here to help you figure out the best way to begin transforming your outdoor living space. 

Unstained Deck
Deck MaintenanceWood DeckingDeck
Professionals say most decks require staining every two to three years.
craftsman bungalow house with blue paint job
House Painting | Exterior PaintingDeck Maintenance
It feels great to put your own colorful touch on the walls in your abode.
deck staining
Decks & PorchesDeck Maintenance
See how this homeowner achieved a high-end finish for a high-in-the-air project
Deck and Patio AwningsWood DeckingDeck
If you thought decks were going out of style, think again.
deck over a pool
DeckSwimming Pool
Learn how to retire an unused pool without the need for excavation.