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. 

 (Photo by Photo by Eldon Lindsay)
Swimming Pools
Repairing a swimming pool heater costs an average of $445. Most job costs range between $161 and $730.
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Swimming Pools
Installing a swimming pool heater costs an average of $2,740.
Swimming Pools
Repairing or replacing a vinyl pool liner costs an average of $2,127. Most jobs will cost between $979 and $3,281.
Bob Stalcup, pool specialist with SHS Pool & Spa Service and Supply. Using his skim net which is a flat mesh net that attaches to the tele pole. (Photo by Frank Espich /Angie’s List)
Swimming Pools
Swimming pool maintenance costs an average of $230 for a one-time cleaning. Weekly maintenance costs between $100 and $150 per month.
wire cage enclosure with screen netting being installed or repaired (Photo by Mike Fender / Angie's List)
Swimming PoolsSecurity Fencing
Building a swimming pool enclosure costs an average of $9,650. Most jobs range between $5,050 and $14,250.