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    June 9th, 2014

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  • Recycled Water: An E...

    June 4th, 2014

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Creating the Perfect Patio

Compelling, Unusual Patios

If you're like me, you don't want your patio to look or function exactly like your neighbor's. If no two homes are exactly alike, then patios shouldn't be the same either. If you're willing to spend a little money and apply a little elbow grease, you can really make a difference in your outdoor “room.”

Making an Oasis: Refresh Your Outdoor Space

Maybe you don't want to invest a lot of money on your patio right now but are dying to freshen it a little. You're in luck! Here are just a few tricks you can use to really change the look and feel of your patio without breaking the bank.

Steps to Painless Pavers

Traditional patios extend a series of concrete or porcelain pavers within a limited space (sometimes wall-to-wall, or to a garden bed). Pavers do take some work and planning to deal with, but you don't have to be afraid of them. Your home improvement store can give tutorials and advice before you buy your materials, and you can get more paver reminders here.