Read through step-by-step tutorials to help you prepare for any installation pertaining to your patio.
The 10 Best Patio Heaters (2023 Review)
Purchase a heater to enjoy your patio or other outdoor living space year round. Our review goes over the best patio heaters on the market.
How to Install a Metal Railing
Ask This Old House mason Mark McCullough installs a custom metal railing using anchoring cement
How to Install a Natural Stone Patio with Fire Pit
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a bluestone patio with a reclaimed granite fire pit
How to Install an Urban Bluestone Patio
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard.
How to Install Pavers
Whether you do it yourself or hire someone for the job, here's what has to happen
How to Lay a Bluestone Patio
A natural-looking broken-stone patio provides a gathering place in an organic landscape.
How to Install a Bluestone Patio
In this how-to video, learn how to lay a beautiful bluestone patio with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
How to Install a Gorgeous Waterfront Patio
Rough-hewn slabs of native rock make a patio and stairs that are at home in the landscape
Lay an Appealing Brick Patio
You don't have to hire a skilled mason to get a flat, uniformly handsome brick patio that stays that way.
How to Lay a Stone Patio
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook shows how to work with this durable material