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 …

Outdoor Features with a Big ROI

Colby Coward Design and Ideas

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 home. But the truth is, the exterior is the first thing your guests and potential buyers see. This means that what’s done on the …

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 …

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Restain and Restore: The Benefits of Wood Stain

Colby Coward Repair and Maintenance

Lumber is a common outdoor building material for everything from fences to porches. Unlike chain link, concrete, or other materials, wood offers a nice natural look to landscaping and can be more easily changed and redesigned. Maintaining wood can be more involved, but a good wood stain can provide years of protection for any outdoor project. Here are some ways stain …

Patio Cover Design Ideas

Colby Coward Design and Ideas

Adding a patio cover to your home is a great way to extend your indoor living space and enjoy outdoor activities. Whether you prefer casual grilling with the kids, festive dinners and parties with friends, or just relaxing with your favorite book on a lazy afternoon, a patio cover creates the perfect outdoor living space.  Patio covers can be attached …

Outdoor Living Features for Every Season

Colby Coward Construction Process

Many homeowners focus on maximizing their outdoor living area for summer without thinking about how they’ll use it the rest of the year. While it’s great to enjoy every beautiful summer evening in the comfort of your own backyard, adding a few simple outdoor living features will greatly expand its capacity for the rest of the year.

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How to Avoid Poorly Built Patio Covers

Colby Coward Construction Process

A patio cover can be the perfect addition for you home. Whether attached to your home, or as a separate stand-alone structure, patio covers create a safe haven from the elements and the hot sun. Patio covers turn your patio into an additional outdoor room for all to enjoy. While patio covers will increase both the usability of your home and your home value, …