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
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
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
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
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
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
Is your wood fence a shadow of its former self? A gray, sagging eyesore? Don't think that paying big bucks to replace it is your only option. For a weekend's worth of work, you can restore your fence to something you'll be proud of. Here are three steps to fixing up that old fence. Power Wash It Power washing your fence starts this renewal project off right by exposing the fresh wood underneath that old, faded layer on top.
19 August 2015
A post that rots away along the bottom of a fence line can make the entire fence lean. You need to replace the post to restore the ability of the fence to stand up straight again. Here is how the average do-it-yourselfer can fix the fence quickly and effectively. You Will Need: Metal Post Studs New Post Jackhammer Two-Way Post Level Small Sledge Hammer Claw Hammer Nails Remove Fence Panels
18 August 2015
A lot of people attempt to save money by installing their own fence, rather than hiring a professional. Though it is possible to install a strong and attractive fence on your own, a few common mistakes often result in self-installed fences looking less than stellar. If you're going to install your own post-and-rail style fence, here are three primary mistakes to avoid. Mistake #1: Failing to properly identify the property line.
18 August 2015
If you have a conventional asphalt roof, many different problems can lead to roof leaks. Sometimes it can be things as simple as exposed nails, but this is not the only source of roof leaks. Other areas can be vulnerable to wear, and eventually cause water to get in your home. Here are some of the areas that are prone to leaks on your roof and how to repair the problems:
17 August 2015