A thoughtful remodel delivers a new kitchen hub, a mudroom entry, and more—while honoring the 1929 house’s classic bones
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner install a bluestone patio in an urban backyard.
Spaces for gathering, cooking, dining, and play define this family’s backyard getaway. See how they designed a multifunctional outdoor space.
Here are 10 ideas for deck and patio furniture you can make yourself—for both beginner and experienced woodworkers.
Learn how to reset heaved stones with This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook builds beautiful circular patio that features a chill-chasing fire pit
In this video, This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook repairs a sunken brick patio.
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada installs a bluestone patio with a reclaimed granite fire pit
These charming lanterns brighten an evening barbecue spread, and they're a cinch to make from supplies you can pick up at the home center.
Even though outdoor furniture is typically made of resilient hardwoods or naturally rot-resistant softwoods, it’s not immune to the elements. Here’s how to keep your deck or patio set in top form
The crew and an army of volunteers fight the rain to bring the Rebuilding Together Boston project to completion.
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.
Enjoy spending time on your patio with a comfortable and weather-resistant chair. To find the best patio chairs, see our top recommendations.
Enjoy your backyard with an outdoor sectional or bistro set. Read our review to learn about our recommendations for the best patio furniture on Amazon.
Nothing ruins the look of a concrete patio, driveway, or walkway like a paint stain. Whether it’s a fresh spill or paint baking in the sun for years, this guide on removing paint from concrete will help. It contains tips on products and techniques for saying good riddance to ugly paint stains on your concrete surfaces.
This versatile open-air structure can define an outdoor room, provide light shade, and add privacy while enhancing the look of your home. Here’s what to consider when adding one
A wind chime adds a peaceful ambiance to your outdoor space. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best wind chimes on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
House One editor and DIY expert Jenn Largesse shows how to build a weatherproof lounge chair from composite deck boards.
Turn your balcony into a stunning place to relax with these creative and decorative balcony design ideas.
Entertain or just relax with these illuminating ideas for your pergola or other outdoor living space.
If you’re looking to extend an outdoor patio but don’t know where to start, watch as mason Mark McCullough helps a homeowner expand her concrete patio area while creating a modern look.
Hammocks are a relaxing way to read a book, use a laptop, or enjoy the outdoors. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best hammocks on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you. The products included in this article are available at various furniture stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
Patio umbrellas come in a range of colors, sizes, materials, and prices to meet the needs of every yard and homeowner. In this review, the This Old House Reviews Team researched the five best patio umbrellas on Amazon to help you find the product that’s right for you and your home. The products included in this article are available at various home improvement stores, local home centers, and online retailers like Amazon.
In this round-up and comprehensive buying guide, our team evaluates some of the best electric pressure washers on the market today.
Add dynamic definition to your landscape with a stylish structure sure to enhance how you enjoy your outdoor space.
Pressure washers deliver a powerful pressurized stream of water to remove dirt, dust, mud, mold, and paint from a variety of surfaces. Use this buying guide to see how our best pressure washer picks stack up as we dig into features, components, customer reviews, and more.
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva and host Kevin O’Connor build an outdoor bench that doubles as a cooler using cedar and copper.
From driveways to patios, and all the areas in between, here are the best ways to clean concrete floors.
Hot tubs are meant for relaxation, but there’s one aspect of owning one that may be stressing you out: draining the water to clean the tub. Read our guide to learn how to drain your hot tub.
This Old House DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse demonstrates how to make a simple outdoor side table that holds an umbrella and has a hideaway to keep drinks cool.