Black and Decker Complete Guide to Patios 4th Edition: A DIY Guide to Building Patios, Walkways, and Outdoor Steps (Black & Decker Complete Guide) (Paperback)

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Black and Decker Complete Guide to Patios 4th Edition: A DIY Guide to Building Patios, Walkways, and Outdoor Steps (Black & Decker Complete Guide) (Paperback)

Plan an epic new patio, redo a current problem space, or design and install a path for any area of the yard—with up-to-date advice and photo-illustrated step-by-step instructions from a trusted brand.

In BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide to Patios 4th Edition, you’ll find a deep dive into various projects that will help you make the most of your outdoors areas:
 
  • Effective Patio Edging
  • Brick and Cobblestone Paver Patios
  • Mortared Patios with Lasting Appeal
  • Durable Concrete Slab Patios
  • Loose Fill Patio with a Fire Pit
  • Attractive Sandset Brick, Poured Concrete, Mortared Brick, and Flagstone Walkways
  • Rubber Tile Patios
  • A Comprehensive Guide to Permeable Subbases and Composite Permeable Pavers

In addition to the hardworking patio and path projects that made the original edition a top-seller in the category, this new edition includes:
 
  • Illuminating your outdoor space with Hardwired Landscape Lighting to define various areas, from cozy conversation spots to poolside surroundings.
  • Installing a Shade Sail to provide ample shade, ensuring you’re always comfortable, even when standard umbrellas fall short.
  • A versatile Custom Wooden Bar, adaptable to your preferred style, whether it’s tiki or traditional.
  • A DIY-friendly Stacked Stone Outdoor Kitchen for those who prefer crafting their own culinary oasis.
  • A Privacy Screen Planter to create a buffer from neighbors or carve out a secluded area within your space.
  • Fresh galleries for endless inspiration when you need it the most.

If you’re seeking inspiration and guidance to kick-start your patio project or you’re looking for the perfect path or patio makeover to elevate your space from good to great, BLACK+DECKER has it covered.

The Editors of Cool Springs Press have produced the highest quality DIY home improvement books for more than 30 years. In conjunction with the experts at BLACK+DECKER™ they have combined resources to create more than 200 home improvement titles that provide consumers and weekend DIYers with the information they need to get the job done right. Their books have set the standard for do-it-yourself publishing, featuring clear, professional photography and concise step-by-step instructions that get straight to the point. View our full catalog at quarto.com.

Chris Peterson is a veteran home improvement and design author. Among the many books he has written are Barndominiums, 5-Gallon Bucket BookBuilding with Secondhand StuffManskills, four books in the Ideas You Can Use series, and many books in Cool Springs Press’s BLACK+DECKER Complete Guide series. He has also co-authored numerous home design books with noted media celebrities. He lives in Ashland, Oregon.

Product Details ISBN: 9780760388907
ISBN-10: 0760388903
Publisher: Cool Springs Press
Publication Date: December 24th, 2024
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Black & Decker Complete Guide