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Wood Fence Maintenance: Spruce Up Your Fence for Fall

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

The high heat and humidity of the summer months in Texas can definitely take its toll on any hardscape feature. But this is especially true when it comes to your wood fences. By being proactive with fence maintenance before winter arrives, you can preserve your investment. Not only will the results be more aesthetically appealing, but you will drastically extend the …

Why Your Outdoor Space Needs a Fire Feature

Colby Coward Design and Ideas

Whether you’re enjoying a pool party on a warm summer day or a family cookout on a cool fall evening, Texas homeowners love to spend time outdoors with family and friends. But when the cold weather rolls in, many resort to moving their parties indoors. Thankfully, outdoor fire features can drastically enhance your outdoor living space and the activities you …

The 4-1-1 On Hardscape Maintenance

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

One thing homeowners quickly learn is the importance of regular maintenance and repairs. Putting off projects can be tempting. But before you know it, one minor repair can turn into an overwhelming list that could threaten your home’s value and appearance. As you work through your seasonal to-do list, be sure to address one often-overlooked but crucial component of your …

Keep Pests Out of Your Yard With Fence Maintenance

Colby Coward Lifestyle and Entertaining, Repair and Maintenance

With summertime comes warm weather, relaxed schedules and late nights, the perfect combo for outdoor entertainment. Unfortunately, many of the pool parties and special family gatherings can be spoiled by annoying pests and critters. For safe outdoor activities and long-term fence maintenance, it’s important to keep particular bugs away from your home and outdoor living areas. Outdoor Pest Prevention Tips …

The Perks of Patio Covers and Pergolas

Colby Coward Design and Ideas, Lifestyle and Entertaining

With warm weather fast approaching, you want your outdoor space to be ready and well-prepared for summer fun. Whether you’re starting from scratch or adding to an already existing outdoor living space, a patio cover or pergola can provide a lot of value. Before you get started, make sure you know the difference between the two and how each can …

Choosing the Right Fence

Colby Coward Construction Process, Repair and Maintenance

Installing a fence on your property is a great way to add value, create privacy, and bring character to any outdoor space. Fences of all styles help contribute to the exterior aesthetic of your home, creating a stylish space for entertaining family and friends. Whatever your family’s needs, there are options for everyone! From wood to wrought iron and all …

Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Along with a welcomed break from the hot summer heat, the cooler fall months also give you the chance to take on those home maintenance chores that you’ve been putting off. Putting together an outdoor fall and winter home maintenance checklist is a great way to make sure you clean and maintain your outdoor living area, and the exterior of …

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Benefits of an Outdoor Fire Feature

Colby Coward Design and Ideas, Lifestyle and Entertaining

Outdoor fire features, such as fire pits or fireplaces, have become all the rage for homeowners and home buyers alike. It expands your entertainment opportunities and allows you to extend the use of your outdoor living space way beyond the warmer months. Here are some of the ways an outdoor fire feature can benefit you, your family and your home. …

Outdoor Living Features with the Most Impact

Colby Coward Construction Process, Lifestyle and Entertaining

Your backyard doesn’t have to be just for summer use. It can be an outdoor living space for relaxation and entertainment that can be used any time of the year and in any kind of weather. With these innovative design elements and tips, you can turn your backyard into a year-round retreat for you and your family and guests to …