Make Sure Your Wooden Fence Is Ready Before A Blizzard Hits


If the weatherman tells you a blizzard is on its way, it's often ideal to take proper precautions to ensure you and your property are safe. Besides making sure you have enough food in your home, you should take time to inspect your wooden fence and make sure it is ready for the snow. If it is not, you would end up with a damaged fence that would cost you money in repairs.

21 January 2016

Child Safety Tips For Choosing A Chain-Link Fence


Many people prefer chain-link fences due to their durability and minimal maintenance requirements. If you are looking to install a fence to make your yard a safer place for your children to play, then it's important to know a few important safety considerations before ordering the new fence from a company like Albemarle Fence Co Inc. The following are things to know to ensure your fence is as safe as possible.

5 January 2016

Resolving Misconceptions About Vinyl Fencing


Decades ago, vinyl fencing was known for various problems due to lower-quality production techniques than is the case today. Many consumers are still unaware of the improvements that have been made in this industry. In addition, some misconceptions about vinyl fencing have always been unfounded.  If you like the low-maintenance aspect of rigid polyvinyl chloride fencing but worry about possible problems, learn more about this type of material and how manufacturers have improved its quality.

23 November 2015

New To Cattle Farming? Fencing Strategies For Safer Working Conditions


Operating a successful livestock farm requires the ability to manage animals that are large, powerful and sometimes stressed. For instance, the average adult Angus cow weighs more than 1,100 pounds, and bulls often weigh nearly twice that amount. Since many small-scale livestock farmers lack the financial resources to hire additional help to assist with managing this type of animal, experienced farmers have learned to incorporate features into their fencing designs to help them work safely.

2 November 2015

Choosing The Right Material For Your Privacy Fence


It's been said that good fences make good neighbors. But if you want to pretend you don't have any neighbors at all, then what you need is a privacy fence. Of course, there are other reasons to get a privacy fence. If you live in a noisy area, privacy fences do a better job than open fences at blocking out sound. If your yard is easily visible from the sidewalk, you may not want strangers watching you when you're outside.

9 September 2015

Tips for Maintaining Your Home's New Aluminum Fence


Now that your home's new aluminum fence has been installed, you will need to regularly maintain it. To keep it looking wonderful for years to come, follow these tips: Proper Washing and Drying of the Aluminum Fence You should clean your home's new fencing by washing it with your garden hose. When washing, start at the bottom of the fence and then work your way up. Once the whole fence has been cleaned, spray it down again from the top to the bottom.

27 August 2015

Preparing Your Backyard For The Addition Of A New Puppy To Your Family


Adopting a puppy can be an exciting time for your family, but it also means that you will need to make a few adjustments to your home. One of the areas that you will definitely need to focus on when getting your home ready for their arrival is the backyard. Since you will likely want to let your dog outside every day, you will need to take the time to get your yard dog-proofed so that it is safe and enjoyable.

25 August 2015

Tips For Keeping Your Pool Area Secure


Your swimming pool and the area around it can be a hazardous place for unsupervised children. A secure pool area will keep your children, and the neighborhood kids who wander in, safe. Here are some tips to protect your children from many of the typical pool dangers. 1. Surround the pool area with the right fencing. You may have chain link fencing around the yard, but you also need a fence surrounding the pool area.

21 August 2015

Stylish Ideas For Your Deck Railing


A railing for your deck is a necessity. However, that fact doesn't mean it has to be strictly utilitarian. In fact, homeowners often choose to use the railing on their deck as a design element. Here are some styles to choose from that will add visual interest to your outdoor living space. Cable Rail If the scene beyond your deck is a show-stopper, the Landscaping Network suggests opting for a cable rail.

20 August 2015

Use Fencing To Add Convenient Separation In Your Backyard


If your backyard is large but feels unruly to landscape, it may be beneficial to start separating some of the areas into unique zones. With this project, you can create specific areas for everything from dining outdoors with your family to having a secure place for your kids to play. An easy way to create some separation in your yard is through fencing.  Determine What Your Exact Needs Are Coming up with a layout for your yard is the best way to ensure that the fencing is put in properly and that no mistakes are made.

19 August 2015