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Nine Ways to Care for Composite Decking

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Composite decks, made from plastic and wood fibers, are the most popular alternative to wood decks. If you have a composite deck, you know how it has enhanced your outdoor living space. Composite decking is long lasting, beautiful, and easy to maintain. Tips to Care For Composite Decking Care for composite decking is much less labor intensive than care for wood decking. …

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Tips for Maintaining Concrete Surfaces

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Knowing how to maintain concrete goes beyond simply cleaning oil spots on the garage floor. Today, concrete has become much more than a gray industrial building material. It is increasingly part of the creative design statement in homes and commercial buildings—whether in walkways, walls, or stained concrete patios. Its rugged durability provides obvious structural benefits, but today’s concrete is also …

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How to Take Care of Flagstone Surfaces

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Knowing how to take care of flagstone will help you maintain its stylish natural appearance and extend its life. Flagstone is a flat stone that can be square, rectangle, or in irregular shapes. The name refers to how it is cut rather than the material. The actual material itself can be shale, limestone, or sandstone. Typically utilized in patios and …

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Fire Pit Maintenance and Safety Tips

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

As with any fixture exposed to the elements, fire pit maintenance is required to keep the unit fully functional and a pleasing addition to your outdoor living space. Also, since open flames and high temperatures are involved, fire pit maintenance is critical to safe operation. Here’s what to do to ensure that your fire pit is an asset to your …

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Tips for Summer Fence Maintenance in Texas

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

A fence adds a great deal of value to a property. Homeowners appreciate the privacy that a fence offers. Many fences also contribute to the exterior aesthetic of the home, creating a stylish outdoor space for entertaining family and friends. Regardless of the type of fence, summer fence maintenance in Texas is critical for keeping your fence in top condition …

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Tips for Maintaining your Concrete Patio

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Concrete is a highly durable and impact-resistant material, making it an ideal choice for an outdoor patio space. By keeping your concrete properly maintained, you’ll keep your patio safe and attractive so that you can enjoy it all summer long. If you have a concrete patio, get it ready for spring and summer with these tips for maintaining concrete.