3 Solid Material Options To Consider When Replacing Residential Fencing


The fence around your property is one of the more important features, both structurally and visually. If your current fence is in rough shape and warrants a replacement, be sure to consider these material options. They can make for great investments for your home.  Aluminum  If you're looking for a material that's fairly durable and thus will last for quite some time, aluminum might be a great option. It's much more affordable than other metal options like steel and wrought-iron, and it has a lightweight design that makes it easier to install around your property.

14 November 2018

It Will Be Cold Before You Know It: How To Get Your Wood Fence Ready For Winter


Winter will be here before you know it. If you haven't taken steps to winterize your wood fence, now's the time to take care of that. Harsh winter weather can destroy your wood fence, especially if you haven't taken the appropriate steps to protect it. Luckily, preparing your wood fence for winter isn't all that time-consuming. In fact, you can probably take care of the entire process in a weekend. Here are four crucial steps you should take to winterize your wood fence.

28 August 2018

Three Pet-Friendly Types Of Fences


Fencing can perform a wide variety of different functions, from acting as a privacy screen for your backyard to a security fence that is designed to keep intruders and animals out of your yard. However, fences that are designed to keep your pets inside your yard are another thing entirely, and they can take a variety of distinctive forms, as a result. Understanding what some of the most common pet-friendly fencing styles are can help you choose the best ones for your needs.

29 May 2018

How To Maintain A Chain Link Fence


Chain link fencing is one of the most affordable and lightweight fences available, and its low cost and easy installation even over larger areas make it an ideal choice for both commercial and residential properties. However, like all other types of fencing materials, weather exposure can gradually break down the structural integrity and appearance of chain link fencing. This can cause holes to develop in your fencing, letting pests, pets, and intruders easily passing through and ruining the aesthetic of your yard or property.

12 April 2018

Two Fencing Issues To Consider


A fence on your property can be easily installed whenever you like. However, if you don't want to have problems once it's up, it's smart to consider the following issues before the fencing contractor's crew arrives. Is the Fence Going on Your Property? Be Sure Many years ago, someone who owned the real estate you currently own may have made an informal, personal deal with a neighbor about where their fence would go.

20 January 2017

Tips For Maintaining Your Wood Fence


If you would like to make sure that your wood fence will last for as long as possible, you will want to check out the following tips. Keep The Post Bases Caulked Even though you are securing your posts in place with concrete, you will want to add an extra layer of protection by adding a line of caulking where the wood and concrete meet. This will ensure that even the slightest amount of shifting will not allow any water to make its down further down along the wood post base.

11 August 2016

Avoid Problems with Your Puppy Getting out after the Installation of a New Fence with 3 Easy Steps


Putting a fence in your backyard can be a fantastic way to gain some new privacy and keep your puppy confined to your property, but only if you are careful about what comes after getting it installed. While you may be tempted to let your puppy run loose in the backyard after the fence has been put in, there is still a chance that it could find a way out in just minutes.

19 May 2016

3 Ways To Keep A Yard Pest Free


A healthy, well maintained yard is a thing of beauty. It's also something that is constantly under threat from common pests such as grasshoppers, gophers, and other bugs and critters. Keeping a yard pest free is a hassle for many homeowners. Many turn to chemicals and pesticides to keep these pests at bay. However, there are a few natural approaches that can also be effective. Here are three ways to keep pests away from a yard without resorting to chemicals.

16 May 2016

Just Finished Landscaping Your Backyard Into Your Retreat? Add Some Privacy With PVC Fencing


If you have finished landscaping your backyard into a retreat for you to escape to on a stressful day, you may not want your neighbors to be able to see you while you are relaxing. To prevent this, you can put up a privacy fence. PVC vinyl fencing is a great option. Below are the benefits of choosing this type of fence so you can determine if it is right for your needs.

11 February 2016

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