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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 …

Flagstone Design Ideas

Colby Coward Design and Ideas

Nothing works to blend your outdoor landscaping features into the colors and contours of the natural environment more than flagstone. Flagstone’s appeal and its undying popularity across the decades, however, are also influenced by certain more practical benefits. Flat, thin pieces make flagstone easy to work with. Its many shapes, sizes, colors, and thicknesses allow an incredible number of design options. Durability, …

Patio Designs: Flagstone vs. Concrete

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With so many material options available for patios these days, it may be hard to narrow down the choices. Each material will have its own pros and cons, along with unique qualities and imperfections that give it character. Two of the most popular materials for modern patio designs are flagstone and concrete. Here is a little bit about what makes either one …

Proper Maintenance for a Flagstone Patio

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Whether used for a back patio or garden, flagstone has the ability to lend a natural look to your outdoor spaces. Flagstone patios are capable of enduring all sorts of climatic conditions, though they tend to get a little warm underfoot especially during the sunny seasons. As far as maintenance goes, however, flagstone requires very little. With a little regular cleaning …

High Impact Outdoor Living Features

Colby Coward Design and Ideas

As spring approaches, it’s time to prepare for outdoor living. Some things you will want to consider when deciding on which elements to include are design, material, climate, and usage. Having your own private sanctuary is easy as long as you do your research and plan accordingly. Knowing what you want, what materials are available, and how to maintain them will …