How to Make an Outdoor Kitchen

Colby Coward Construction Process, Design and Ideas

So you have a lot of outdoor space and don’t quite know what to do with it. Have you considered an outdoor kitchen? Outdoor kitchens are handy for improving the design of your house and innovating get-togethers with friends and family.  Texas Best Fence and Patio is known for standing out among other companies when it comes to building and …

Why Your Outdoor Space Needs a Fire Feature

Colby Coward Design and Ideas, Lifestyle and Entertaining

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 resorts to moving their parties indoors. Thankfully, outdoor fire features can drastically enhance your outdoor living space and the activities you …

Pergola vs. Patio Cover

Colby Coward Design and Ideas, Lifestyle and Entertaining

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. Many homeowners are often stuck in the decision of pergola vs patio cover when trying to plan out their outdoor living space. Either way, it is important to make sure you know the difference between …

Outdoor Features Worth The Investment

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When it’s time to make some upgrades to your home, you’ll want to choose projects that add value and appeal to your property. Many homeowners often put most of their focus into the interior of their homes. But the truth is, the exterior is the first thing your guests and potential buyers see. This means that what’s done on the …

What is Composite Decking?

Colby Coward Construction Process, Design and Ideas

Composite decking is taking the outdoor decking industry by storm. It is quickly becoming the largest alternative to timber on the market, and for good reasons. With longer lifespans and much lower maintenance than wood decking, it is deemed the most durable material on the market today. But what is composite decking, and why are so many homeowners so eager …

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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 homebuyers 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. Increase …

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Fence Height: How High is Too High

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A fence around your yard is aesthetically pleasing and gives you security and privacy. It can also increase the value of your property. If you’ve decided to fence your yard, make sure that you know the fence height rules for your area. Fence Height Rules and Other General Rules  If you live in a subdivision or a development, check the covenants before …