Decks, Patios, and Porches: Bob Vila's Picks

Find all the inspiration and ideas for your outdoor living space here. From furniture and decorating to the maintenance and upkeep, this board has the resources…
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How Good Is INSL-X Paint by Benjamin Moore? A Tested Review
This premium indoor/outdoor floor paint forms a durable bond and has a nonslip surface, preventing a slipping accident outside. Click the link to read our review.
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How to Stain Wood Furniture
Staining wooden furniture enhances its color and natural beauty. Click the link to learn how to achieve a lasting finish.
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The Best Patio Shades for Protecting Your Outdoor Space from the Sun
Elevate your outdoor patio with these shades, offering style and sun protection in one. Click the link to read more.
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12 Serene Screened Porch Ideas
Explore all the ways to design a functional yet stylish backyard porch with rugs, furniture, color palettes, and decor. Click the link to start reading.
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13 Floating Deck Ideas Perfect for Big or Small Backyards
Check out these unique floating deck ideas to craft a cozy outdoor space that's perfect for summer bonfires or relaxing with family under some string lights. Click the link to start reading.
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The Best Outdoor Curtains for Shade, Style, and Privacy
Strike the perfect balance between functionality and style for a patio that's both private and inviting. Click the link to see all the best patio curtain ideas.
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How to Install a Shade Sail
Shade sails offer an appealing and budget-friendly solution for crafting a relaxing outdoor space. Click through to discover how to ensure not only shade sails' aesthetic charm but also their safety and stability.
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13 Breathtaking Ideas for Backyard String Lights
These charming and cost-effective mini-bulbs can infuse your outdoor areas with warmth and ambiance throughout the year, elevating your outdoor experience regardless of the season. Click the link to read more about hanging string lights on your patio.
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How to Hang Outdoor String Lights
String lights outside add ambiance all year long. Click through to learn step-by-step how to string lights on your palcony, patio, or fence.
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11 Deck Lighting Ideas for Illuminating Your Outdoor Space
Transform your outdoor patio with trendy string lights, elegant pendants, and other lighting fixtures, adding both style and safety to your evenings outdoors. Tap the link to start reading.
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How To Restore a Weathered Deck
Tackling wear and tear is easier than you think. Click the link for the steps to restore your deck correctly.
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Solved! The Best Deck Railing Height
Achieve both safety and aesthetics, ensuring your deck is as stunning as it is secure. If you want to see if your backyard patio is up to par, click the link.
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The Dos and Don’ts of Sealing the Deck
Avoiding these common sealing mistakes will ensure your deck stays pristine for years to come. The best part is that sealing a wooden deck isn’t a difficult DIY project for a homeowner. Click the link to learn how to do it the right way.
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How Much Does It Cost to Build a Deck?
From materials to labor, we break down the costs involved in building the perfect backyard hangout spot. Click through to learn how much it costs to build a deck in your area.
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15 Hot Tub Deck Ideas for a Relaxing Backyard
Click on the link 🔗 to find the best inspiration for bringing a sense of calm to your backyard.