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How to Build a Short Retaining Wall

This 2' retaining wall is a great architectural element that also serves a purpose -- to keep dirt from a sloping yard from going into ...

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Top 100 Hardscaping Projects

  1. 1. Second-Story Restored Deck (00:02:03)

    After being restored, this deck won't require maintenance for 25 years.

  2. 2. Backyard Fire Table (01:14)

    For outdoor living that sizzles, why not consider installing a fire table.

  3. 3. Cedar Deck With Hot Tub (00:02:09)

    This cedar deck with a hot tub adds some $35,000 in value to the home.

  4. 4. Rustic Modern Fire Wall (01:25)

    This steel-and-flagstone fire wall creates a striking backyard focal point.

  5. 5. Decking Defines Spaces (00:01:52)

    Decking is used to define separate spaces in this formerly lackluster yard.

  6. 6. Fireplaces for Outdoor Living (01:54)

    Outdoor fireplaces can be gigantic custom-made structures or easy DIY kits.

  7. 7. How to Build a Block Retaining Wall

    Self-stacking concrete blocks make building a sturdy retaining wall a much simpler DIY project.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
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    Not even a tight budget can prevent the enlarging of a way-too-small deck.

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    These two kitchen have dramatically different but equally stunning views.

  10. 10. Stone Backyard Fire Hearth (00:33)

    A fire hearth combines the best features of a fireplace and a fire pit.

  11. 11. Outdoor Party Spaces (00:01:05)

    These party backyards are the ideal outdoor areas for entertaining guests.

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  13. 13. Kitchen Sport Zone (00:01:09)

    This kitchen is designed for the ultimate chef AND the ultimate sports fan.

  14. 14. Dramatic Fire Fountain (01:28)

    Fire fountains combine fire and water in one mesmerizing focal point.

  15. 15. Freestanding Fountains (00:55)

    A fountain is an easy way to bring the sound of water to your backyard.

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