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How to Enhance Your Property With a Small Fence

When you think about fences, you probably picture full-height structures that help keep your property secure. But, did you know that fencing can help you achieve many other objectives? For example, a small fence can help enhance your property’s appeal in ways both functional and decorative. Let’s take a closer look at some of the [...]

By |2019-11-05T00:27:58+00:00October 31st, 2019|

Wooden Fence Rot: Causes and Prevention

Rot is a common fungal disease that affects fences made from wood. Different species of fungus grow in specific circumstances and create their own telltale forms of rot. Knowledge of rot basics can help you diagnose the cause of many types of damage in your fencing materials. Knowledge also plays an integral part in prevention. [...]

By |2019-10-16T19:24:36+00:00October 16th, 2019|

Top 5 Reasons to Have Regular Fence Inspections

When someone installs a fence (or has one installed), they often have a feeling of satisfaction. However, over time, owners can take for granted the security and functionality that it provides. Regardless of whether you own or manage your property, or whether it's residential or commercial, fence inspections are invaluable. Performing such checks takes time [...]

By |2018-11-29T22:56:07+00:00September 6th, 2018|

Privacy Fence Installation Costs: DIY vs Fence Contractor

When considering installing a fence, you have several decisions to make. Each choice will affect its cost. This blog is designed as a step-by-step guide for planning your fence installation and thus estimating the expense. Your most significant decision will involve choosing the right person to install it. Often, a company that specializes in such [...]

By |2018-12-03T19:18:44+00:00August 21st, 2018|

DIY Sagging Fence Gate Repair Guide

Struggling with a fence gate that is starting to sag? Over time, it’s not uncommon for a swinging gate to start to lean or decline. If the gate is two-doored, it likely sags into the middle. If it’s just one door, it probably hangs down lower than it should on the opening end. Not only [...]

By |2018-11-29T22:39:48+00:00July 10th, 2018|

The Pros and Cons of Fence-Friendly Vines

Ivy growing along a fence creates a beautiful green wall that’s attractive for any garden. Flowering vines such as clematis and honeysuckle are also popular choices. The texture and depth added by beautiful vines growing along a fence may be the perfect addition to your yard. But, before we get carried away, many property owners [...]

By |2018-11-29T23:00:16+00:00June 18th, 2018|

Top 6 Benefits of Installing a Driveway Gate

Imagine efficiently controlling who enters your property. Whether you own a residence or a commercial property, security is a top concern. One of the best ways to quickly and instantly have more control over your property’s security is with the installation of a driveway gate. These beautiful and practical features are becoming ever more common [...]

By |2018-11-29T22:49:04+00:00May 15th, 2018|

DIY Guide for Chain Link Fence Top Rail Repair

Chain link fences are widely prized for reasons that include low purchase cost, durability, and preservation of outdoor sightlines. However, despite their toughness, fences in this category can sustain significant damage as a result of fallen tree limbs or other types of accidents. In many cases, damage occurs in the horizontal rail running across the [...]

By |2018-11-29T22:52:46+00:00April 26th, 2018|

5 Uses for a Gazebo on your Riverside Property

Gazebos are beautiful garden structures that have been traced back to the Egyptians, who built and enjoyed gazebos over 5,000 years ago. Since then, these outdoor structures have evolved and changed. They have made their way into just about every culture, including in ancient Rome, China and Japan. In the middle ages, the French and [...]

By |2018-11-29T23:04:49+00:00April 3rd, 2018|

5 Signs that You Need to Replace Your Wooden Fence

A high quality wooden fence that’s well cared for can last up to 20 years. However, this is the exception rather than the rule, as most fences aren’t made from 100% treated lumber. As with all things, your fence will eventually wear out and need to be replaced. For most fences, this is more likely [...]

By |2018-11-29T22:35:41+00:00February 26th, 2018|