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. 

FirewoodOutdoor Fireplaces & Fire PitsFireplace
Here are some quick tips to help you build the perfect fire for your indoor fireplace or outdoor fire pit.
Jack and Samantha Rutty pose for a photograph with their sons Conner and Jaiden inside the covered outdoor kitchen and fireplace at their home in the Dallas/Fort Worth area, Texas. (Photo by Jae S. Lee)
Outdoor Fireplaces & Fire PitsOutdoor KitchensBuilt In BBQPizza OvenLandscaper and Landscape Designs
Jack R. and his wife wanted to take advantage of the 70-degree winter days and stay comfortable during the hot Texas summers, so they transformed their backyard into a stunning family retreat for all seasons.
fire pit on patio
Outdoor Fireplaces & Fire Pits
A fire pit enhances outdoor living.
outdoor kitchen
Remodel KitchensOutdoor KitchensBathroom RemodelingBasement RemodelingOutdoor Fireplaces & Fire PitsOutdoor Water Fountains and Ponds
From butler’s pantries to movie rooms and opulent outdoor living areas, consider these luxurious upgrades for your home.
Paver driveway
Hardscaping – Pavers & Stepping Stones
A paving stone patio, driveway or backyard can add curb appeal and a natural and unique beauty to any home.