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Decks & Patios
Summer House Side Porch Sprucing Up a Deck
Dean, Miriam and the Hometime crew take a structurally sound deck and rejuvenate it with new deck boards, railings and landscaping..
Summer House Side Porch Summer House Side Porch
In these two episodes we helped to level and repair a historic home on lake Minnetonka and recreate a century-old lakeside porch.
Covered Concrete Patio Covered Concrete Patio
We help out on a textured, colored concrete patio & raise a roof over the patio. Manufactured siding, retaining walls and retractable screens are added. A built-in grill wraps up the project.
Fire Pit Patio Fire Pit Patio
Dean, Miriam and the Hometime crew create an elaborate patio with a fire pit.
Underdeck Patio Underdeck Patio
Dean, Miriam and the Hometime crew bring some stability and style to the muddy space under a deck with a paver patio and new landscaping.
Paver Patio and Driveway Paver Patio and Driveway
We watched as "Paver Pete" and his crew worked their magic on a new patio and driveway at our friends, Bob and Kay's house.
Deck Makeover Deck Makeover
Dean and the Hometime crew help Phil and Marjorie upgrade their deck. After some structural repairs, the old grey wood deck boards (which required annual painting) are replaced with high-tech plastic deck boards.
Corner Lot Corner Lot
Mike's old do-it-yourself deck is starting to look a little uninspired. He and his family work with Dean Johnson to replace it with a stylish paver patio with room for seating, a firebox, and a spa with a covering pergola.
Backyard Deck with Perimeter Seating Deck & Frontyard Makeover
We incorporated perimeter seating into the design of a backyard deck.
Walkout Patio and Deck Walkout Patio and Deck
In this 4-part series, we replaced a old second-floor deck and patio with an elaborate new deck with stone columns, retaining wall, and paver patio. Features included a metal railing, spiral staircase and new landscaping.
Terrace, Deck, and Porch Terrace, Deck, and Porch
In this 4-part series, we helped a family update the their backyard. The finished project included a three-season porch, spa, concrete block retaining walls, and a deck with a custom metal railing and a natural stone surface.
Ground Level Deck and Shed Ground Level Deck and Shed
In this 4-part series we replaced an existing deck—complete with a set of stairs, added a veneer stone tile to the concrete slab, and built a new garden shed for extra storage and potting.
Ground Level Deck Ground Level Deck
We built this ground-level deck using the method of "framing down."
Landscaping and Deck Landscaping and Deck
We landscaped the backyard of a newly built home, installing a new deck, cobblestone-look pathway, and exterior lighting.
Gazebo Gazebo
We showed how to build this octagonal gazebo from pouring the footings to installing the weathervane.
Pavers Pavers
We showed how to design, prep, and lay good-looking and long-lasting paver driveways, walkways, and patios.
Building a Deck Building a Deck
In this 3-part series we showed how to build a deck with a level change.

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