12 Gorgeous Multi Level Deck Ideas (Photo Gallery)

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Many decks consist of only one floor and look similar, but a multi level deck is outrageously gorgeous and upscale. If you are considering adding a multi level deck to your yard, check out this photo gallery of 12 gorgeous multi-level deck ideas. Multi Level Deck Photo Gallery 1. Custom Spiral Staircase An amazing custom … Read more

20 Stunning Cactus Garden Ideas (Photo Gallery)

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If you live in a hot climate where your plants struggle to survive due to the heat and lack of moisture then a cacti garden may be the perfect solution for you. Planting a cactus garden instead of a traditional garden doesn’t mean that you can’t still incorporate beautiful flowers. Many cacti are flowering and … Read more

23 Beautiful Blue Houses (Photo Gallery)

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It’s no wonder that different shades and hues of blue are gaining popularity. Blue has long been a great option for those who live in subdivisions where homeowners’ association (HOA) rules specify a limited selection of allowable home exterior colors. Fortunately, one or more blue options are almost always within the rules. Instead of the … Read more

14 Different Types of Deck Railings (Styles and Materials)

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When it comes to designing the deck of your dreams, it’s important to do some research on types of railings so you can ensure that you not only have the aesthetics you desire but also that the rail you go with will be the safest option for you and your family’s needs. Whether you want … Read more

9 Different Gate Latch Types and Materials (What to Look For)

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There are many different types of gate latches to choose from, so knowing which one to choose can be a difficult task. For that reason, we’ve created this guide to help you purchase the perfect latch(es) for your project. Gate latches can be broken up into two classes: gate latch categories and actual types. Gate … Read more

10 Cute Bicycle Planters You Can Make Yourself

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If you love the idea of adding bright flowers to an outdoor space but want a creative way to display them, a bicycle planter is a fun alternative to the usual hanging planters you see around town and in yards. Antique and vintage bicycles are a great find at the flea market, but what can … Read more

7 Best Mulch Alternatives for Your Home Garden

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Mulch is a traditional material for decorating flower beds, retaining moisture, and reducing soil erosion, but because it’s so common, you may be looking for something a bit different. Fortunately, there are a good number of other materials you can choose from if you simply don’t want standard mulch. Check out these seven alternatives to … Read more

27 Stunning Covered Deck Ideas (Photo Gallery)

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Your fun and relaxation times don’t have to be relegated to the indoors. Where would be the fun in that? We fully believe that that outside of your home can be just as inviting and enjoyable. That’s why we’ve gathered over 25 examples of how amazing covered decks can be. We have been blown away … Read more

How Much Chlorine to Add to Pool

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Are you a new pool owner and unsure of the amount of chlorine to add to your pool? No worries, all you need to do is know your pool size, how many gallons of water are in it, and check the chlorine levels with a test kit before you get started. When adding chlorine to … Read more

How to Paint a Concrete Patio

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Concrete patios are made to last. Unfortunately, they become discolored and dingy after years of exposure to the elements and regular use. There is no need to fret or consider replacement, however. There is a simple way to revive your concrete patio: paint it! You Will Need: A Power Washer OR a Concrete Cleaning Attachment … Read more