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How to Get Rid of Yellow Jackets


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Be properly prepared to eliminate and protect against yellow jackets

BUYING GUIDE

How to Get Rid of Termites


Learn how to get rid of termites and protect your home from future infestations

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How to Build a Fence


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Get steps on how to build a fence for privacy and security.

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How to Restore a Deck


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Get a brighter deck with a pressure washer and wood sealant

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How to Install a Chain Link Fence


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Get steps on building a steel or aluminum chain link on your property

A man stains deck boards with a brush.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Stain a Deck


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Bring out your deck's rich colors and textures with wood stain

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Spring Lawn Care Tips


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Enjoy lush, green grass with a routine of regular lawn care and maintenance

A man uses a chainsaw to cut down a tree.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Cut Down a Tree


Difficulty Advanced
Time 2-4 hours

Learn how to safely remove a tree from your property

Personalize Your Garden with Accents
INSPIRATION GUIDE

Accent Landscaping for a Personalized Garden


Make your outdoor space come to life and personalize your garden with accents.

BUYING GUIDE

Pool Filters Buying Guide


Keep your pool water free from harmful bacteria by choosing the right pool filter

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How to Build a Planter Box


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Build new planter boxes for your garden spaces with this DIY guide
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How to Start Seeds at Home with a Gardening Starter Kit


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Sow seeds and grow vegetables and other plants at home.
Installing Sawtooth Brick Edging
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How to Install Sawtooth Brick Edging


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Upgrade your landscape with easy to install sawtooth brick edging
PROJECT GUIDE

DIY Raised Garden Bed


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Build a raised garden bed for home-grown fresh vegetables all summer
PROJECT GUIDE

How To Mulch Your Yard


Difficulty Beginner
Time 2-4 hours

Using mulch in a yard is easy to do, inexpensive and helps protect your plants
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Build a Wire Fence


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

For a functional fence that goes up quickly, build a wire fence with wood or metal posts
Making Basket Weave Fence
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How to Make a Basket Weave Fence


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

A basket-weave fence delivers a fancier look than standard wood picket fences
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How to Build Fence Sections


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Save money on your fencing project by building your own fence sections
Man repairing a deck.
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Repair a Deck


Difficulty Intermediate
Time 2-4 hours

Safely repair the wood for any deck or joist
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How to Maintain a Deck


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Keep your deck beautiful and weather-resistant with some basic maintenance
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How to Make a Paver and Pebble Pathway


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

Add a decorative touch to your walkway with pebble-filled pavers
PROJECT GUIDE

Front Yard Landscaping Ideas


Difficulty Intermediate
Time Over 1 day

A beautifully landscaped front yard can increase your home's curb appeal and value
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Simple Steps to Clean Up Your Yard


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Improve your outdoor space with a lush landscape and prep for a healthy lawn
Make a Paver Planter
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How to Make a Paver Planter


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Making a paver planter is a fun and easy way to add beauty to your patio
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