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. 

Backyard patio
Deck & Patio FurniturePatio
Before starting a patio project, it's important to find the right contractor.
outdoor patio furniture
House CleaningOutdoorDeck & Patio FurniturePatio
It’s time for spring cleaning, and washing your patio furniture is an important part of getting your backyard ready for warm weather.
shoreline landscaping of lakefront property
Landscaper and Landscape DesignsDock Building and Repair
When is the best time of year to schedule shoreline landscaping for your waterfront property?
house on a lake
Landscaper and Landscape DesignsDock Building and Repair
Landscaping projects near water often have sloping and floodplain issues. It takes extra planning to create your perfect lakeside escape.
lake house with dock (Photo by Eldon Lindsay)
Landscaper and Landscape DesignsDock Building and Repair
A shoreline landscaper knows how to care for your lake house or waterfront property’s landscaping.