Three Unique Ways To Customize A Solid Wooden Fence


One of the great things about wooden fences is that they come in so many different styles and colors. You can choose a picket fence, a solid one, or a standard post-and-rail. Light stain, dark stain, or painted looks abound. If you want a fence that truly stands out from the crowd, however, you should consider one of these unique customization options. Cut-out patterns along the top panel. If you have a solid wood fence, have a top panel constructed from horizontal boards while the rest of the fence is made from vertically placed boards.

22 January 2016

Tips For Preventing Winter Damage To Wood Fences


Winter can be hard on a wood fence if you don't take the time to maintain and care for it properly. If snow, ice, or rain is common in your area, the following tips are just what you need to keep your fence looking good through winter and beyond. Tip #1: Clear the Fence Lines Leaves and debris built up against the fence line can trap moisture. This trapped moisture can then soak into the wooden fence boards during thaw cycles during the winter months.

5 January 2016

Three Different Features To Complete The Finishing Touches Of Your Deck Renovations


Decks are features of homes that will eventually need to be updated, just like the roof of your home. If you deck is outdated, you may want to consider some improvements when doing renovations, such as adding composite decking, a privacy screen or modern railing designs. If you want to change the look of your deck when renovating it, here are some ideas that will help give it a new look and modern features:

20 November 2015

4 Reasons To Go With Aluminum For Your New Fence


If you are considering adding a new fence to your property, you have a variety of options available. Materials ranging from wood to iron and vinyl are available. That said, one type of material for your new fence that can provide multiple benefits is aluminum. Here are four reasons why aluminum fencing could be right for your yard or property. Less Maintenance Two words: no rust. Aluminum fencing simply does not rust like iron does.

26 October 2015

3 Tips To Make Your Old Chain Link Fence More Appealing


Chain link fences aren't the most beautiful fencing option out there, but they can be more affordable than wooden fencing and can do the job just fine. If you have an older chain link fence, you might see it as an eyesore, but you probably don't want to tear it down and replace it if it's still standing and keeping your lawn secure. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do to make your chain link fence more appealing, so try these tips to make your fence look great.

9 September 2015

Five Tips For Creating An Ideal Dog Run With A Chain Link Fence


Constructing a fence around your entire property line is not the most feasible option, especially when it is just to protect your dog from roaming off of the property. However, you can build a dog run instead, which is a reasonable alternative that gives you plenty of opportunity for customization. To enjoy a high-quality and affordable dog run, you should follow these tips on building one with a chain link fence.

31 August 2015

Top 3 Privacy Fences For Homeowners To Choose From


Are you tired of the entire neighborhood being able to see what you do outside? Do you want to be able to sunbathe or barbecue without anyone coming up and questioning what you're doing? More and more people these days are deciding to install a privacy fence around their home. Since it can be difficult to choose the type of material for your fence, here are some of the different types available:

27 August 2015

5 Times When A Chain Link Fence Would Be Your Best Choice


If you have decided you want to have a fence installed, you will also need to decide what type of fence you want. You have many options available to you. You can go with a picket fence, a rod-iron fence, a wooden fence or a chain link fence. The type of fence you should go with depends on your reasons for putting up a fence to begin with. Below, you will learn about 5 times when a chain link fence would be the best choice for your fencing needs.

25 August 2015

What Color Should I Choose For My Metal Fence?


There's nothing like steel for fencing that not only looks good, but will last for years with minimal maintenance. While traditional black was once the default choice for metal fences -- hearkening back to the days when wrought iron ruled the fencing market -- modern homeowners have countless options for colors, from basic black to much more dramatic hues. That means a bit of decision work when it comes to choosing a color that you will enjoy for years to come.

20 August 2015

Three Advantages Of Using Aluminum For The Fence In Your Yard


When you wish to have a fence installed around your pool or along the perimeter of your yard, you have several choices at your disposal. While wood and other fence materials provide a variety of benefits, opting for aluminum fencing can be advantageous for many reasons. When you're considering all the materials from which you might have your fence constructed, it's always worth giving some time to thinking about aluminum. Focus on these three specific benefits of aluminum fencing and you could find yourself leaning toward using this lightweight, stylish material.

19 August 2015