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. 

outdoor kitchen overlooking a lake
Outdoor KitchensRemodel KitchensOutdoor Plumbing
If your idea of outdoor entertaining still involves a portable grill and a Styrofoam cooler, it might be time to upgrade.
stucco finish open outdoor kitchen on stone patio on near water
Outdoor KitchensRemodelRemodel Kitchens
Ready to bring the kitchen outdoors? Learn how much you should invest in an outdoor kitchen.
Meat in a smoker
Outdoor KitchensSmoker
If you want to serve tender ribs or brisket at your next barbecue, consider using a smoker.
Entertain your guests with a stunning DIY basement bar. (Photo courtesy of Ursula Carmona/Homemade by Carmona)
Deck & Patio FurnitureEntertainment and Party PlanningOutdoor KitchensFurnishings
A DIY bar is the perfect way to create a great space for entertaining.
painted white stone fireplace flanked by chair and sofa
Fireplace Mantels & HearthFireplace Accessories
If your fireplace looks outdated, consider a new fireplace design to brighten up your home.
 
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