How To's

How to Make a Top-Notch Charcuterie Board for Any Party

Impress your guests with a charcuterie platter for any occasion

Uh, YUM!

Patriotic Treat Sure to Please Any Guest

They're cute, they're customizable, they're ideal for your picky guests this Memorial, Independence, and Labor Day.


Deck and Patio

How to Clean Your Composite Deck

Regular maintenance and removing that sticky residue from pine trees!

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Solid-Edge or Grooved Decking: Which to Buy?

Decking is available with grooved (slotted) and solid (square) edges. How do you decide which type to choose?

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Lawn and Garden

In a Race Between Artificial and Real Landscape Rocks...

Artificial rocks vs real landscape rocks. Want to know the pros and cons of each?

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Building a Fence? Do These 5 Things First

Check out these 5 essential steps to take before you design your fence! Trust us, it'll save you a future headache.

What Are They?

Ultimate Guide to Raised Bed Gardening

Grow the lushest raised garden bed ever. Our resource-packed Ultimate Guide is all you need be a veggie-growing champ. Start planning now!

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Building Materials

Nominal vs. Actual Lumber Sizes

At the lumberyard, board measurements are given in nominal sizes. Which aren't the actual sizes. We explain this and give you a handy chart, too.

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