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CA Boom Show Santa Monica Airport March 2008
Top Designs From CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hanger. Page 16.

CA Boom Show Santa Monica Airport March 2008
Top Designs From CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hanger. Page 8.

CA Boom Show Santa Monica Airport March 2008
Top Designs From CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hanger. Page 9.

CA Boom Show Santa Monica Airport March 2008
Top Designs From CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hanger. Page 17.

Drowning Facts and Prevention Tips - How to Prevent Accidental Drownings - Safe Swimming Tips for Swimming Pools and Spas
Drowning may be one of the most remorseful fatal accidents to occur at a home. Why? Because its entirely preventable. It's most often due to human error, negligence, distraction, forgetfulness or lack of pool safety education. You and other adults in your household must know rescue techniques and be able to supervise swimming and pool-area activities at all times.

Chlorine for Swimming Pools - What is Pool Chlorine? - Why do Pools Need Chlorine?
What is chlorine and why do swimming pools need it? Chlorine is a disinfectant added to swimming pool or spa water to destroy and maintain an environment that will prevent bacteria and algae to grow and thrive. Chlorine also is used to ozidize unwanted organic and nitrogen waste.

If Patio Furniture Were Porsches or Lamborghinis...
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Patio Glossary -- Hot Tub - What is a Hot Tub
Definition: Like a spa, a hot tub massages bathers with hot, bubbling water from built-in jets. Both require the same type of support equipment. But hot tubs are more rustic, made of wood, and resemble big barrels. Spas are made of concrete, acrylic reinforced with fiberglass or high-impact thermoplastics.

Decorative Concrete - What is Decorative Concrete? - All About Decorative Concrete - Concrete Types: Decorative Concrete
There's concrete, and then there's decorative concrete. So, what exactly is decorative concrete? Concrete paving -- the popular flooring material for outdoor patios and pool surrounds -- often receives some type of surface treatment. This is often referred to as decorative concrete. Why not leave the concrete

National Water Safety Month - Learn More About National Water Safety Month - Water Safety Month May 2012 - Tips for National Aquatic Safety Month
May is National Water Safety Month, which is dedicated to educating the public about safe aquatic environments. These include residential and public swimming pools and spas, water parks, hotels and resorts, and water recreation facilities. The safety campaign will focus on layers of protection, anti-entrapment drain covers, and adult supervision.

Halloween Decorations and Ideas From Roger's Gardens | Unique Halloween Decor and Party Ideas | Pictures and Ideas for Haunted Houses
Unique Halloween decorations take a bit more time than running out at the last minute to the grocery store and buying whatever is left on the shelf. Serious home haunters and decorators start thinking about their next Halloween theme and decorations right after Halloween -- around November 1 or so. Roger's Gardens, an upscale home and garden center in Southern California, holds an annual Halloween decoration showcase each year in late summer -- plenty of time for party planning.

Novelty & Custom-Shaped Swimming Pools - Swimming Pool Shapes and Design Ideas
Swimming pools come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, styles and designs. Some are used for specific purposes, like lap pools for health and fitness, infinity pools to make a landscape architectural statement, novelty pools to express the owner's personality or interests, and naturalistic pools that blend in with the landscape. Enjoy this photo gallery of kidney-shaped swimming pools.

Oval-Shaped Swimming Pools - Swimming Pool Shapes and Styles - Swimming Pool Design Ideas
Swimming pools come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, styles and designs. Some are used for specific purposes, like lap pools for health and fitness, infinity pools to make a landscape architectural statement, novelty pools to express the owner's personality or interests, and naturalistic pools that blend in with the landscape. Enjoy this photo gallery of oval-shaped swimming pools.

Succulent Garden Design Ideas | Succulent Gardens for Pools and Patios | Landscaping and Designing with Succulents
Ready to see succulents like never before? If you live in an arid climate, chances are good that you can use your swimming pool, spa, patio or deck nearly year 'round. Along with the advantages of enjoying your outdoor space all year comes the challenge of selecting the right plants for landscaping. Succulents have gained in popularity over the past decade, and as we learn more about them and work with them in landscape design, they are no longer seen as just a cousin to the prickly cactus.

Succulent Garden Design Ideas | Succulent Gardens for Pools and Patios | Landscaping and Designing with Succulents
Ready to see succulents like never before? If you live in an arid climate, chances are good that you can use your swimming pool, spa, patio or deck nearly year 'round. Along with the advantages of enjoying your outdoor space all year comes the challenge of selecting the right plants for landscaping. Succulents have gained in popularity over the past decade, and as we learn more about them and work with them in landscape design, they are no longer seen as just a cousin to the prickly cactus.

Succulent Garden Design Ideas - Succulent Gardens for Pools and Patios - Landscaping and Designing with Succulents
Ready to see succulents like never before? If you live in an arid climate, chances are good that you can use your swimming pool, spa, patio or deck nearly year 'round. Along with the advantages of enjoying your outdoor space all year comes the challenge of selecting the right plants for landscaping. Succulents have gained in popularity over the past decade, and as we learn more about them and work with them in landscape design, they are no longer seen as just a cousin to the prickly cactus.

Winter Holiday Ideas from Roger's Gardens - Container and Plant Idea Gallery for Holiday Porches, Patios and Outdoor Living Spaces
When you step outside this season, what surprises await? While you probably won't be expecting a new car tied with a bow in your driveway, there are other less expensive ways to decorate your outdoor space with flair. One of the more traditional ways of sprucing up your yard, entryway or outdoor space is with plants and trees. Whether it's a fir that's been in your yard for decades or some newly purchased ornamentals in containers, living plants give your home's exterior a natural embellishment.

Outdoor Holiday Decorations - Holiday Decorating Ideas from Roger's Gardens - Holiday Outdoor Decorations for Entryways, Porches and Patios
Not all outdoor holiday decorations involve megawatt light displays and Christmas inflatables. There are other less expensive or showy ways to decorate your outdoor space with flair. One of the more traditional ways of sprucing up your yard, entryway or outdoor space is with plants, trees, container gardens and garden statues. Whether it's a fir that's been in your yard for decades or some newly purchased ornamentals in containers, living plants give your home's exterior a natural embellishment.

Elegant Halloween Ideas for Your Porch and Yard - Halloween Props - Halloween Decorating Ideas for the Yard and Porch - Halloween Outdoor Decorations
Need Halloween decorating ideas? Not everyone gets a thrill from the gruesome and grisley aspect of Halloween. For those who prefer a more elegant and eerie style of Halloween decor, take a look at what the designers and buyers at Roger's Gardens in Southern California have created for their popular Halloween display. The upscale home and garden center staged another chapter in the macabre tale at 13 Blackbird Lane. Enjoy this picture gallery of elegant and eerie Halloween decorating ideas.

Bellagio Las Vegas Fall Harvest Show Inspiration Gallery - Photos of Fall Harvest Show at the Bellagio Conservatory in Las Vegas
The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden in Las Vegas hosts spectacular displays revolving around seasons and holidays and is open 365 a year. Take a look at the Bellagio's autumn Harvest Show, on display through November 29, 2008. While it's going to be hard to copy the spectacular Vegas-style design techniques of the conservatory's 140 horticulturists, you might grab an idea here and there. If nothing else, the pictures are fun to look at. Maybe next year, right?

Bellagio Las Vegas Fall Harvest Show Inspiration Gallery - Photos of Fall Harvest Show at the Bellagio Conservatory in Las Vegas
The Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Garden in Las Vegas hosts spectacular displays revolving around seasons and holidays and is open 365 a year. Take a look at the Bellagio's autumn Harvest Show, on display through November 29, 2008. While it's going to be hard to copy the spectacular Vegas-style design techniques of the conservatory's 140 horticulturists, you might grab an idea here and there. If nothing else, the pictures are fun to look at. Maybe next year, right?

American Craftsman Playhouse: Project Playhouse | American Craftsman Playhouse |Ideas and Designs for Planning the Perfect Playhouse
The perfect playhouse is really left up to the imagination of the kid-sized home's builder and the child him or herself. Skill, the ability to follow directions, and patience help too. The elaborate and amazing playhouses built for Project Playhouse's 19th annual exhibit at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Orange County, California, aren't typical. They're built as a fundraiser for HomeAid, a homeless and home-assistance nonprofit. Check out the playhouse pictures and get inspired.

CA Boom Design Show Santa Monica - Photos from the CA Boom Design Show 2008 - CA Boom East Launch in High Point, NC
Highlights of outdoor furnishings, structures and accessories from the CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barkar Hanger. Next up: the debut of CA Boom EAST at High Point Market 2008 in North Carolina.

CA Boom Design Show Santa Monica - Photos from the CA Boom Design Show 2008 - CA Boom East Launch in High Point, NC
Highlights of outdoor furnishings, structures and accessories from the CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barkar Hanger. Next up: the debut of CA Boom EAST at High Point Market 2008 in North Carolina.

CA Boom Design Show Santa Monica - Photos from the CA Boom Design Show 2008 - CA Boom East Launch in High Point, NC
Highlights of outdoor furnishings, structures and accessories from the CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barkar Hanger. Next up: the debut of CA Boom EAST at High Point Market 2008 in North Carolina.

CA Boom Design Show Santa Monica - Photos from the CA Boom Design Show 2008 - CA Boom East Launch in High Point, NC
Highlights of outdoor furnishings, structures and accessories from the CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barkar Hanger. Next up: the debut of CA Boom EAST at High Point Market 2008 in North Carolina.

CA Boom Design Show Santa Monica - Photos from the CA Boom Design Show 2008 - CA Boom East Launch in High Point, NC
Highlights of outdoor furnishings, structures and accessories from the CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barkar Hanger. Next up: the debut of CA Boom EAST at High Point Market 2008 in North Carolina.

Kidney-Shaped Swimming Pools - Kidney-Shaped Swimming Pools and Designs | Swimming Pool Shapes and Designs
What, exactly, is a kidney-shaped swimming pool? Swimming pools come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, styles and designs. Some are used for specific purposes, like lap pools for health and fitness, infinity pools to make a landscape architectural statement, novelty pools to express the owner's personality or interests, and naturalistic pools that blend in with the landscape. Enjoy this photo gallery of kidney-shaped swimming pools.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Living Privacy Screens - Plants as Outdoor Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you want privacy for a small space or certain area of your yard, patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. This photo gallery of shrubs, trees and other living privacy screens provide inspiration and creative solutions. Check back often -- new photos are added frequently.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Living Privacy Screens - Shrubs, Trees and Plants as Outdoor Privacy Screens
With a living outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you want privacy for a small space or certain area of your yard, patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. This photo gallery of shrubs, trees and other living privacy screens provide inspiration and creative solutions. Check back often -- new photos are added frequently.

A Picture Gallery of Bamboo Screens - Bamboo Outdoor Privacy Screens - Types of Bamboo Screens Bamboo Privacy Screens for Outside
With a bamboo outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. A bamboo outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens | Walls, Fences and Gates as Outdoor Privacy Screens | Outdoor Privacy Screen Ideas
A wall or a fence are both obvious choices for gaining privacy, marking bounaries and creating barriers. Not all walls and fences have to be typical or boring. Once you start investigating, you'll find that there are many materials and styles you can use. But if you've always dreamed of a white picket fence and it goes with the architectural style of your house, then folow that dream! If not, stacked stone might be nice...

Outdoor Privacy Screens | Walls, Fences and Gates as Outdoor Privacy Screens | Outdoor Privacy Screen Ideas
A wall or a fence are both obvious choices for gaining privacy, marking bounaries and creating barriers. Not all walls and fences have to be typical or boring. Once you start investigating, you'll find that there are many materials and styles you can use. But if you've always dreamed of a white picket fence and it goes with the architectural style of your house, then folow that dream! If not, stacked stone might be nice...

Loft Landscaping
Even though artists and designers may live in urban lofts, they still like their gardens. Artists in downtown Los Angeles' Brewery Lofts open their doors for a look inside and outside their creative dwellings.

Dwell on Design L.A. 2008: A Photo Gallery of Designs for Outdoor Living Spaces
The third annual Dwell on Design event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 5-8, 2008. Jam-packed into the four-day design fest hosted by [i]Dwell[/i] magazine were conferences, exhibits, home tours and parties revolving around modern architecture and design. What we experienced: a pre-fab sustainable neighborhood completely landscaped and furnished; eco-friendly outdoor home furnishings; and discussions on everything form urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA.

Dwell on Design L.A. 2008: A Photo Gallery of Designs for Outdoor Living Spaces
The third annual Dwell on Design event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 5-8, 2008. Packed into the four-day design fest hosted by [i]Dwell[/i] magazine were conferences, exhibits, home tours and parties revolving around modern architecture and design. What we experienced: a pre-fab sustainable neighborhood completely landscaped and furnished; eco-friendly outdoor home furnishings; and discussions on everything form urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA.

Dwell on Design L.A. 2008: A Photo Gallery of Designs for Outdoor Living Spaces
The third annual Dwell on Design event was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 5-8, 2008. Packed into the four-day design fest hosted by [i]Dwell[/i] magazine were conferences, exhibits, home tours and parties revolving around modern architecture and design. What we experienced: a pre-fab sustainable neighborhood completely landscaped and furnished; eco-friendly outdoor home furnishings; and discussions on everything form urban gardening to a mandated LEED program for LA.

Swimming Pool Designs | Swimming Pool Design Ideas from Top Hotels | Pictures of Swimming Pool Designs
Planning a pool project? No doubt you've been looking at photo after photo of swimming pools and spas for design ideas. How about a little inspiration from some of the most luxurious world-class hotels? Maybe you can replicate one that comes close to your

Swimming Pool Designs | Swimming Pool Design Ideas from Top Hotels | Swimming Pool Designs
Planning a pool project? No doubt you've been looking at photo after photo of swimming pools and spas for design ideas. How about a little inspiration from some of the most luxurious world-class hotels? Maybe you can replicate one that comes close to your

Industrial Chic
Mix recyclable with industrial design and you get this sturdy, everything-proof table. The top is made from a manhole cover and the base is an axle housing, one of many ingenious designs from Cleveland Art in Los Angeles.

Red and Orange Fall Front Porch Decor | Fall Porch Decorating Ideas | Outside Decor Ideas for Fall: Doors, Entries, Porches and Yards
Besides fall foliage, nothing announces the change of season more than your home's front door, entryway or porch. People are anxious to celebrate autumn by decorating the outside of their houses. Take a walk in your neighborhood to see what others are up to on their front porches. Or take a drive with a friend and cruise your favorite areas, looking for other people's interpretations of fall. It's one of the best ways to enjoy the season and get inspired. Kind of the perfect fall afternoon.

DIY Halloween Decorations: Haunted House | Pumpkin Scarecrow | DIY Halloween Jack o' Lantern Scarecrow | Halloween Ideas and Decorations
DIY Halloween haunted houses and yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, an extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about seven years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

DIY Halloween Decorations: Haunted House | Pumpkin Scarecrow | DIY Halloween Jack o' Lantern Scarecrow | Halloween Ideas and Decorations
DIY Halloween haunted houses and yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, an extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about seven years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Industrial Chic
Mix recyclable with industrial design and you get this sturdy, everything-proof table. The top is made from a manhole cover and the base is an axle housing, one of many ingenious designs from Cleveland Art in Los Angeles.

Red and Orange Fall Front Porch Decor | Fall Porch Decorating Ideas | Outside Decor Ideas for Fall: Doors, Entries, Porches and Yards
Besides fall foliage, nothing announces the change of season more than your home's front door, entryway or porch. People are anxious to celebrate autumn by decorating the outside of their houses. Take a walk in your neighborhood to see what others are up to on their front porches. Or take a drive with a friend and cruise your favorite areas, looking for other people's interpretations of fall. It's one of the best ways to enjoy the season and get inspired. Kind of the perfect fall afternoon.

Kids Playhouse Plans | Project Playhouse: Ideas and Designs for Planning the Perfect Playhouse | Plan the Perfect Backyard Playhouse
The perfect playhouse is really left up to the imagination of the kid-sized home's builder and the child him or herself. Skill, the ability to follow directions, and patience help too. The elaborate and amazing playhouses built for Project Playhouse's 19th annual exhibit at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Orange County, California, aren't typical. They're built as a fundraiser for HomeAid, a homeless and home-assistance nonprofit. Check out the playhouse pictures and get inspired.

Halloween Decorations and Ideas From Roger's Gardens | Unique Halloween Decor and Party Ideas | Pictures and Ideas for Haunted Houses
Unique Halloween decorations take a bit more time than running out at the last minute to the grocery store and buying whatever is left on the shelf. Serious home haunters and decorators start thinking about their next Halloween theme and decorations right after Halloween -- around November 1 or so. Roger's Gardens, an upscale home and garden center in Southern California, holds an annual Halloween decoration showcase each year in late summer -- plenty of time for party planning.

Novelty & Custom-Shaped Swimming Pools - Swimming Pool Shapes and Design Ideas
Swimming pools come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, styles and designs. Some are used for specific purposes, like lap pools for health and fitness, infinity pools to make a landscape architectural statement, novelty pools to express the owner's personality or interests, and naturalistic pools that blend in with the landscape. Enjoy this photo gallery of kidney-shaped swimming pools.

Bamboo Privacy Screens - Types of Bamboo Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens for Outside
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Walls, Fences and Gates as Privacy Screens
A wall or a fence are both obvious choices for gaining privacy, marking bounaries and creating barriers. Not all walls and fences have to be typical or boring. Once you start investigating, you'll find that there are many materials and styles you can use. But if you've always dreamed of a white picket fence and it goes with the architectural style of your house, then folow that dream! If not, stacked stone might be nice...

CA Boom Show Santa Monica Airport March 2008
Top Designs From CA Boom V Show at the Santa Monica Airport's Barker Hanger.

Loft Landscaping
Even though artists and designers may live in urban lofts, they still like their gardens. Artists in downtown Los Angeles' Brewery Lofts open their doors for a look inside and outside their creative dwellings.

Industrial Chic
Mix recyclable with industrial design and you get this sturdy, everything-proof table. The top is made from a manhole cover and the base is an axle housing, one of many ingenious designs from Cleveland Art in Los Angeles.

Red and Orange Fall Front Porch Decor | Fall Porch Decorating Ideas | Outside Decor Ideas for Fall: Doors, Entries, Porches and Yards
Besides fall foliage, nothing announces the change of season more than your home's front door, entryway or porch. People are anxious to celebrate autumn by decorating the outside of their houses. Take a walk in your neighborhood to see what others are up to on their front porches. Or take a drive with a friend and cruise your favorite areas, looking for other people's interpretations of fall. It's one of the best ways to enjoy the season and get inspired. Kind of the perfect fall afternoon.

Industrial Chic
Mix recyclable with industrial design and you get this sturdy, everything-proof table. The top is made from a manhole cover and the base is an axle housing, one of many ingenious designs from Cleveland Art in Los Angeles.

DIY Halloween Decorations: Haunted House | Pumpkin Scarecrow | DIY Halloween Jack o' Lantern Scarecrow | Halloween Ideas and Decorations
DIY Halloween haunted houses and yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, an extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about seven years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Red and Orange Fall Front Porch Decor | Fall Porch Decorating Ideas | Outside Decor Ideas for Fall: Doors, Entries, Porches and Yards
Besides fall foliage, nothing announces the change of season more than your home's front door, entryway or porch. People are anxious to celebrate autumn by decorating the outside of their houses. Take a walk in your neighborhood to see what others are up to on their front porches. Or take a drive with a friend and cruise your favorite areas, looking for other people's interpretations of fall. It's one of the best ways to enjoy the season and get inspired. Kind of the perfect fall afternoon.

A Who's Who Guide to Different Types of Contractors & Subcontractors
Do you need a general contractor (GC) for your outdoor project or a subcontractor? What types of contractors are out there? How does the hierarchy work? A guide to who's who, who does what, who's in charge, and when and why to hire a certain type of contractor.

Industrial Chic
Mix recyclable with industrial design and you get this sturdy, everything-proof table. The top is made from a manhole cover and the base is an axle housing, one of many ingenious designs from Cleveland Art in Los Angeles.

Kids Playhouse Plans | Project Playhouse: Ideas and Designs for Planning the Perfect Playhouse | Plan the Perfect Backyard Playhouse
The perfect playhouse is really left up to the imagination of the kid-sized home's builder and the child him or herself. Skill, the ability to follow directions, and patience help too. The elaborate and amazing playhouses built for Project Playhouse's 19th annual exhibit at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Orange County, California, aren't typical. They're built as a fundraiser for HomeAid, a homeless and home-assistance nonprofit. Check out the playhouse pictures and get inspired.

Red and Orange Fall Front Porch Decor | Fall Porch Decorating Ideas | Outside Decor Ideas for Fall: Doors, Entries, Porches and Yards
Besides fall foliage, nothing announces the change of season more than your home's front door, entryway or porch. People are anxious to celebrate autumn by decorating the outside of their houses. Take a walk in your neighborhood to see what others are up to on their front porches. Or take a drive with a friend and cruise your favorite areas, looking for other people's interpretations of fall. It's one of the best ways to enjoy the season and get inspired. Kind of the perfect fall afternoon.

DIY Halloween Decorations: Haunted House | Pumpkin Scarecrow | DIY Halloween Jack o' Lantern Scarecrow | Halloween Ideas and Decorations
DIY Halloween haunted houses and yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, an extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about seven years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Red and Orange Fall Front Porch Decor | Fall Porch Decorating Ideas | Outside Decor Ideas for Fall: Doors, Entries, Porches and Yards
Besides fall foliage, nothing announces the change of season more than your home's front door, entryway or porch. People are anxious to celebrate autumn by decorating the outside of their houses. Take a walk in your neighborhood to see what others are up to on their front porches. Or take a drive with a friend and cruise your favorite areas, looking for other people's interpretations of fall. It's one of the best ways to enjoy the season and get inspired. Kind of the perfect fall afternoon.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a terrifying and terrific tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a terrifying and terrific tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

Halloween Yard Haunt Before and After - Dave Gugel's Amazing Yard Haunt Makeover - Home Haunt Decorating Ideas
Halloween yard haunts have replaced full-sized candy bars as the big draw in neighborhoods across the United States, Canada and other countries that celebrate Halloween. Nobody knows this better than Dave Gugel, a Florida resident and extreme DIYer who started transforming his home about five years ago into something more macabre for an annual Halloween party. Step inside Gugel's Gore 'n' More for a magical mystery tour of the ultimate yard haunt makeover.

CPSC Releases Annual Reports on Children's Submersion and Entrapment Incidents | Pool Safely Launches to Help Prevent Drownings, Raise Awareness
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission today released its annual reports on childhood submersion and entrapment incidents. The announcement was made during the kick-off campaign of Pool Safely, a first-of-its-kind national public education and awareness effort to reduce childhood drownings and non-fatal submersions and entrapments in swimming pools and spas.

Rectilinear and Geometric Swimming Pools - Swimming Pool Shapes and Design Ideas
Swimming pools come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, styles and designs. Some are used for specific purposes, like lap pools for health and fitness, infinity pools to make a landscape architectural statement, novelty pools to express the owner's personality or interests, and naturalistic pools that blend in with the landscape. Enjoy this photo gallery of rectilinear and geometric-shaped swimming pools.

The Michael Jackson Personal Property Collection - Photo Highlights of Garden Statuary and Outdoor Furniture from Neverland Ranch
One of the volumes for the auction of Michael Jackson's Neverland estate features garden statuary and outdoor furniture. While Neverland is nevermore, back in its heyday, the 2,500-acre compound boasted an amusement park, zoo, statuary and patio furniture. On opening day of the Jackson collection’s preview exhibit in Beverly Hills, the much-hyped auction of 1,400 was canceled. Details were few, but basically Jackson won a court order to halt the auction because he wanted to keep some stuff.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens -- Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. These photo galleries provide inspiration and creative solutions for gaining privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space. Check back often -- new photos are added frequently.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

Outdoor Privacy Screens - Ideas for Outdoor Privacy Screens - Bamboo Privacy Screens
With an outdoor privacy screen, you can add some much-needed privacy to your pool, hot tub or spa area. Maybe you're seeking a small space for a backyard retreat or a patio, deck or balcony. An outdoor privacy screen gives you personal space away from the view of neighbors or passers-by. Follow these creative solutions to gain some privacy in your backyard or outdoor living space.

White House Grounds History - White House Pets and People in the 'First Yard'
Besides the White House dogs and cats the nation has gotten to know, the ample 18 acres has also seen its share of more unusual pets. Through the years, the White House lawns and grounds have been the home of horses, snakes, rare birds, domesticated raccoons, goats, sheep, and even a cow or two. Take a look at the White House menagerie for the past century or so. And remember -- we're talking about creatures, not humans!

Get Proactive: Preventing Pool Accidents Through Education
Pool safety is not an issue to ignore or be passive about. Education is a key way to actively do something about the drownings, accidents and illnesses that occur far too frequently. Take safety courses, CPR training, join community safety groups and keep updated on safety methods and legislations through pool-safety web sites.

Spa & Hot Tub Hub: Materials, Costs, Benefits & More
By joining the ranks of hot tub or spa owners, you're in good company with thousands of others who have found warmth, relaxation, entertainment, socialization, and health benefits. There's always more to discover, like hidden costs, heaters, jets, digital control pads, and materials like gelcoat, wood, concrete, and fiberglass.

Spa Subjects: Types, Benefits, Equipment, Add-Ons & More
Like the wood-constructed hot tub, a spa should provide physical and mental health benefits, relaxation from stress, and enjoyment with family and friends. Find out what types of spas are on the market, how you should maintain it, and what kinds of extras are out there, like sound systems, TVs and more.

Time for a Change: Upgrading Your Swimming Pool
An aging pool can be an eyesore, unsafe, drain your finances and be unusable. If it's time to upgrade and retrofit your vintage swimming pool to modern standards, carefully research the necessary renovations and the luxurious additions.

Poinsettia Photo Gallery - Paul Ecke Poinsettias - Paul Ecke Poinsettia Pictures
Encinitas, California, is where many of the world's top flower growers produce the most breathtaking blooms, including the poinsettias at the Paul Ecke Ranch.[p]From 1929-1966, the Ecke Ranch produced poinsettia mother plants. Since then - for more than 40 years - the 25-acre ranch's key focus has been growing poinsettia cultivars and shipping them to poinsettia growers throughout the world. Come inside the ranch, where more than 75% of U.S. and 50% of worldwide poinsettias get their start.