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Driveway Ideas & Inspiration

Explore inspiring driveway ideas that will drastically make your home more efficient & appealing.


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5 Best Gate Openers (2024 Guide)

Automatic gate openers provide security and convenience by sliding or swinging your gate open for you. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best gate openers on Amazon.

Patio and Pathway Inspiration

Update your patio, build a new walkway, or install a fire pit for yard that’s perfect for summer shindigs.
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How to Build a Driveway Apron

Use handy paver mats made of concrete cobblestones to give your driveway some old-world charm.

Concrete Paver Styles

Pavers come in many shapes, detailed to suit almost any architecture, and can transform a ho-hum outdoor space into a handsome and durable expression of your taste.

Driveway Jazz Up

How to transform—or take the focus off—a boring, straight driveway

How to Install Outdoor Garage Lights

A step-by-step guide to lighting the driveway with outdoor garage light fixtures with a motion sensor.

Driveway Repair and Replacement: Options & Costs

Learn how to repair cracks in your concrete or asphalt driveway or how to replace them entirely with other surface options.

Building an Enduring Driveway

There's nothing like a rugged crunch to welcome you home.