When the size of a patio project is too large to DIY, it’s time to call the pros.
By Blair Weilnau Building your own backyard oasis is simple with a plasma cutter and welding machine. With these machines, you can fix your broken metal gate, build a trellis for your garden or create customized backyard art. Intricate furniture and one-of-a-kind sculptures can be easily designed, welded and pieced together to create unique outdoor living spaces. With a plasma […]
LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (May 16, 2017) YARDMAX®, a manufacturer of innovative, high-quality outdoor power equipment (OPE), announced today the availability of its new line of YARDMAX plate compactors. Presented in varying compaction forces of 1,850 lbs., 2,500 lbs. and 3,000 lbs., this versatile equipment is designed to meet the demands of any small- to […]
Dress up your rafters with a decorative tail pattern. By Matt Weber At the recent Remodeling Show/Deck Expo in Baltimore, Maryland, the EHT staff caught up with our friend Mark Clement, who was giving a demonstration on how to cut decorative rafter tails. With a limitless array of patterns, these stylistic enhancements to […]
By Walt Steele There’s good news and there’s good news. You can have a new clay paver patio or walkway without digging, without spreading crusher run, without tamping, without measuring out an inch of sand and screeding it smooth. You can do it without cutting a single clay paver. And you can make […]
This easy-to-build bench can be used on your patio or deck—or anywhere. By Matt Weber
By Tom Matthews The time-honored look of brick paver patios is as popular today as ever. For homeowners in search of a backyard retreat for relaxing and entertaining, installing a paver patio makes an excellent do-it-yourself project to enhance the backyard and increase the value of the home. EHT offers a few […]
Build a patio with composite pavers in an interlocking grid system.
Installing a clay paver patio is great DIY summertime project that enhances the look of the home’s outdoor environment. By Walt Steele
Thinking Inside the Box for a Unique Patio Door and Window Combination By Larry Walton