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. 

man empties the skimmer basket at a swimming pool.
Swimming Pools
What's the secret to keeping the water sparkling blue instead of nasty green?
swimming pool with lavendar colored water and water sprinkler.
Swimming Pools
Common pool mistakes can take years off of your pool's lifespan.
leaking swimming pool equipment over a pool.
Swimming Pools
One of the most confounding problems that swimming pool owners face is water loss.
pool with fountain
Swimming PoolsSwimming Pool
Think about your pool now so you can enjoy it later.
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Outdoor Fireplaces & Fire PitsOutdoor KitchensOutdoor Plumbing
Cooking in the backyard in an outdoor kitchen has a lot of benefits. Learn about what extras you’ll enjoy when you expand your home with an outdoor kitchen.