Arbors are an excellent way to stage a gorgeous view or making a pathway more attractive and are easy to do-it-yourself for the handy types. Here is what you will need: 4 8-foot 2x4s  (A) 4 8-foot 1x4s  (B) 13 4-foot 2x2s or 7 8 foot 2x2s cut in half, or 13 precut deck spindles […]

Making your deck into the perfect entertainment center does not have to be difficult. There are all-in-one projectors with built-in sound systems and DVD players perfect for your outdoor space.  Plus, there are no audio cords or HDMI cables to deal with – all you need is a single power plug. Below are 10 of […]

When most people think of patios, they visualize a winding wooden patio. This may have been in style a decade or two ago, but in the landscaping world, things have changed. Concrete patios are now being preferred over wooden patios due to their durability, strength and design versatility. And, here in San Antonio, Texas, where […]

If you’ve done Google image searches for “arbors” and “pergolas,” you were probably stuck wondering, “What’s the difference?” Well, although they do have some similarities, they are distinct from each other. Today, we’re going to discuss the pergola vs arbor differences and similarities. Pergola vs Arbor: Similarities Both arbors and pergolas can be found in […]