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Outdoor living

Decking

Whether you have a small courtyard or a sprawling garden, every home could benefit from the addition of a deck to make the most of their outdoor space. From selecting materials, maintenance and restoration, we’ve got a guide for all your decking needs.

Garden design

The garden is a multipurpose space used to exercise, play, harvest food, entertain and unwind. Put your best foot forward by using these gardening tips and ideas to create and maintain your own outdoor haven.

Outdoor furniture

Is your patio desperately in need of an update or perhaps you just want a new look? Check out our tips on styling, selecting and even crafting your own outdoor furniture.

Outdoor kitchens

A dream property feature for entertainers, foodies and aspiring chefs alike, an outdoor kitchen will take your summer gatherings to the next level. Here’s what you need to think about in terms of design, budget, styling and accessories when adding an outdoor kitchen to your home.

Swimming pools

When designing, building and maintaining a swimming pool there are a lot of different things to consider so your pool is functional and safe. Use our handy guides to get inspired, learn about rules and regulations in your state, and stay up to date on new styles and technology.

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10 on-trend outdoor privacy screen options

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5 ways to makeover your driveway & paths

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How to give your garden a blissful resort feel

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5 reasons to embrace outdoor bathing

A trend not for the faint-hearted, would you be game to install an outdoor bathtub or shower in your yard? Whether you want to get...

What you need to know about pool fencing

With warmer weather (hopefully!) on its way, now is the time of year people start taking the covers on their backyard pools and preparing...