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. 

Spa and lap pool with stone patio
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These pools are sure to inspire.
outdoor pool with landscaping
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A solar heater can extend your home pool’s season and save you money on energy costs.
Two kids swimming underwater with goggles
Swimming PoolsOutdoor Water Fountains and Ponds
Check out these simple backyard pool ideas.
A pool cleaner checks chemicals
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Keeping a pool ready for swimming means checking the chemicals and performing other regular maintenance.
above ground swimming pool enclosed in a deck with chairs and an umbrella
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Trying to decide between an above ground and in-ground pool? There’s a lot to consider.