Bob Vila home improvement

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    Everything You Need to Know Before Installing an Above-Ground Pool

    An above-ground swimming pool is a great addition to any backyard, but don’t overlook these essentials before taking the plunge!

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    Dress Up Your Front Porch Without Breaking the Bank

    See 9 budget-friendly ways to create a welcoming front veranda.

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    5 Easy Organizing Ideas to Get More Out of Your Pantry

    Consider these ways to bring order to chaos in the pantry, regardless of its size.

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    Love Your Lawn? Follow These Guidelines

    There is nothing more beautiful than a lush, green, manicured lawn. Follow these tips to make your lawn the envy of the neighborhood.

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    How to Prolong the Life of Your Outdoor Furniture (and Save Money)

    Well-maintained patio and deck furniture is an essential for truly enjoyable outdoor living.

  6. Deck by Faith Sheridan

    Getting Your Deck Ready for Summer

    Follow these maintenance tips to make sure your deck is primed for a long, relaxing, fun-filled summer.

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    What’s the Best Wall Color for Living Rooms?

    Design mavens reveal their favorite colors for living room walls — and why those hues work so well in this public yet intimate setting.

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    6 Tips for Successful Container Gardening

    Kerry Michaels, About.com’s container gardening expert, shares her top tips for success. Follow her advice and you may soon find that your containers — and your enthusiasm — flourish exuberantly.

  9. Source: Suzanne Tucker of Tucker & Marks Inc.

    5 Ways to Dress Up Your Front Door

    Your front door is the centerpiece of your house. If it’s more lackluster than blockbuster, consider one of these five easy updates.

  10. Source: Bruce Codfelter & Associates

    Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal With Front-Yard Landscaping

    Successful landscaping goes well beyond a beautiful lawn. See 12 pro tips for showing off your front yard.

  11. De Meza Architecture shows how concrete can be beautiful for a patio overlooking wine country.

    Choosing the Right Surface Material for Your Patio

    Before you start a patio building project, it’s important to research your options and determine which material best suits your needs and abilities.

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    Kitchen Paint Colors: 10 Handsome Hues to Consider

    The kitchen is often a gathering place in the home, so the paint color should be both energizing and easy to live with.

  13. House from Digs

    5 Spring Home Maintenance Musts

    Small fixes now to your home’s exterior could save you money and headaches later.

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    14 Ways to Reclaim Lost Counter Space

    Here are 14 great solutions that are just begging to be a part of your kitchen expansion.

  15. This home by Balance Associates has ramps instead of stairs for more accessibility.

    How to Retrofit Your Home for Accessibility

    Here is a room-by-room checklist of steps you can take if someone in your family is impacted by a lasting injury, disability or age-related physical challenges.