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. 

wood porch
Deck MaintenancePorches & Sunrooms
When it comes to expanding your outdoor living space and adding value to your home, a porch or deck can provide a wonderful addition.
Orange flowers planted by a home sidewalk with a car driving by
Landscaper and Landscape DesignsDeck MaintenanceVinyl and Aluminum SidingSecurity Fencing
Warm up to the idea of improving your home with these six great tips.
new wood deck with area with defined dining and seating area
Deck MaintenanceWood DeckingDeck
Angie Hicks explains why deck builders recommend staining a deck vs. painting it.
deck trends
Deck Maintenance
Think your home’s exterior needs some sprucing up? Consider adding a deck.
deck problems
Deck MaintenanceWood DeckingDeck
Over time, weather can cause your deck to deteriorate.