Three Advantages Of Using Aluminum For The Fence In Your Yard

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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

Tired Old Fence? Revive It Over A Weekend

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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

How To Repair A Rotted Fence Post

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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

3 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Installing A Post-And-Rail Fence

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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

Three Areas Of Your Roof That Are Likely To Be The Source Of Your Leaks

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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