Posts Tagged ‘Home Improvement’


5 over-the-top outdoor improvements for DIYers

Monday, May 25th, 2015

(BPT) – A beautiful backyard has become a suburban status symbol much like a brand-new car in the driveway. Upgrading your outdoor space is not only uplifting, it’s practical, too. A great backyard expands your living space, enhances your enjoyment of your home and can boost resale value.

Anyone can plant some flowers or put in a patio. To truly take your outdoor spaces to the next level, though, look to projects that offer a big “wow factor.” Many are well within the capabilities of most do-it-yourselfers. You can find detailed instructions online, and we carry all the tools you’ll need. Here are five projects to turn your backyard into an enticing oasis this spring and summer:

1. Create a fire pit area (more…)