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Top 100 Hardscaping Projects

  1. 76. How To Build a Seating Wall

    Classy slate tops off this stone wall, with concealed mortar holding everything together for outdoor seating everyone can get comfortab...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  2. 77. Beautiful Backyard Waterfalls (01:28)

    Spilling into a pool or a pond, a waterfall adds serenity to any backyard.

  3. 78. How to Operate an Excavator

    An excavator is a rental machine that helps with digging and refilling big holes. Host Paul Ryan shows how to use an excavator.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  4. 79. Front Yard Curb Appeal (00:01:47)

    Enhance your home's curb appeal with low-voltage lighting or a fountain.

  5. 80. Tips for Planning Garden Beds (00:01:54)

    See how carefully planned planter beds make a big impact on curb appeal.

  6. 81. Outdoor Dining Rooms (00:00:57)

    Our outdoor living experts create two spectacular outdoor dining rooms.

  7. 82. How to Lay a Flagstone Patio

    To create a rustic looking patio and walkway, there is no better material than natural flagstone.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  8. 83. How to Build a Wood Pergola

    Pergolas provide some much needed shade from the summer sun.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  9. 84. Dream Pools Become Reality (01:45)

    Check out the breathtaking pools that grace these homeowners' backyards.

  10. 85. How to Boost Equity

    Upgrades like a water feature and outdoor fireplace can help increase a home's equity.

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  11. 86. Yard Crashers: Water-Feature Wonderland

    From amazing waterfalls to ponds and fountains, here are 30 photos of stand-out water features created by Matt Blashaw, licensed contra...

  12. 87. Luxury Lakeside Deck (00:01:53)

    Luxury is key when a dilapidated boathouse is replaced by a fabulous deck.

  13. 88. How to Build a Custom Pergola

    Pergolas are a wonderful way to add architecture to your backyard while offering protection from the sun. Building your own is not very...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  14. 89. How to Make a Rock Garden

    With some careful planting and specific stone choices, you can transform a garden headache into a little pocket of Zen.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $5,000 - $10,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  15. 90. Waterfront Luxury (02:09)

    Forget rickety boathouses! Lakeside living has taken a turn for the luxe!

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