A big part of celebrating the winter holidays is being able to decorate your yard and show off your festive side to everyone around you. One way you can get into the festive spirit is by decorating your fence. While it may not be the first area around your house that you would think to decorate, there are plenty of ways to get your fence looking good for the holidays. Here are some fence decorations you can consider using during the holiday season.
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How Fences are Affected by Different Kinds of Weather
As durable as your fence may be, extreme weather conditions can certainly take their toll. Whether that means snow or rain or wind or exposure to the sun, they can all end up causing damage in certain cases.
This depends on the material your fencing is made of and what kind of maintenance you perform, of course, but we want to provide you with a general rundown of how different kinds of weather conditions can damage a fence. Keep your fences in the best condition they can be in by being aware of what nature might throw at you. (more…)
Deciding Between a Wood Fence Repair or Replacement
For the most part, a wooden fence will likely need to be repaired at some point — but if not properly maintained you might need a replacement. In fact, a wooden fence that has seen better days is due for either a repair or replacement — but how are you supposed to know whether you can get away with a repair or have to spend money on a full replacement of your wooden fence? The reality is, if your wooden fence has started to grow mold or is missing some pickets, it becomes increasingly important to get your wooden fence in tip top shape as soon as possible to extend the overall lifespan of your fence overall. Ultimately, understanding the difference between the signs of a wood fence repair or a wood fence replacement can be a game-changer for your wallet down the line. Here are a few key ways to finally determine whether your wooden fence needs a simple repair or whether it needs a full replacement. (more…)
What Not to Do When Picking a Fence Color
Your fence is a very important component of your curb appeal, as well as being an important part of the safety and security of your home. Fences ensure the safety of your family and pets, provide privacy, and may even increase your home’s value. This is all dependent on the fence complementing the rest of your home, however, which means the style, size, and color of the fence are all important considerations. Before you dive into choosing the first fence color you like, read on for a list of things not to do! (more…)
How to Properly Remove Snow From Your Fence
In the United States, we’ll be dealing with snow while the winter season is in full motion. This means your yard is going to likely be covered in a white blanket of it at some point this season. This is perfectly fine for the most part, but some parts of your yard are best without snow, and your fence is one such area. Today, we will review the best ways to get snow off of your fence. (more…)
Helping a Vinyl Fence Last Longer
Are you looking to install a fence along your property? If you are, you might be finding it difficult to decide on the right fencing material. If we may make a suggestion, vinyl fencing is a viable option you could pick. It doesn’t require as much maintenance to maintain as other fences, and it still retains a wonderful appearance. Something else great about vinyl fences is how long they can last. Usually, a vinyl fence can last anywhere between 20 and 30 years, but proper maintenance will determine which side of the spectrum your fence will fall under. Here is how you can make your vinyl fence last longer. (more…)
Time Needed to Install Different Types of Fences
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to build a fence. You’re aware of all the benefits: the security, the privacy, the ability to keep pets and children in, and the general sense of safety that a newly built fence can provide you. Next, you’ll have to determine how the installation is going to go—and you don’t want to find yourself sitting around waiting forever either! Provided you work with a reputable fence installer, there are some expectations you can reasonably have about how long it will take to construct new fences. (more…)
Saving Money on Your Fence Installation
Fencing can be a feature for your home for a few different reasons. Perhaps you’re getting a fence for aesthetic purposes. In other instances, maybe you need one to keep your property safer. Whatever the reason may be, if you’re set on having a fence installation, you’ll want to lower costs as much as you can. Fences aren’t the most expensive renovations out there, but they aren’t free by any means.
If you make some slight alterations to your fence installation, you can save a significant amount of money. Here is how you can make savings on your fence installation. (more…)
How to Start Preparing for a New Fencing Project
Are you getting ready for a new fencing project? Maybe you have some fencing ideas that would suit your yard nicely? Perhaps there is an old fence that you’ve been waiting to tear down. Whatever the reason, there is a lot of work that goes into setting up a new fence. Your fence will stay up for many years, ideally, so you want to be sure the fencing project goes well. That will require proper preparation. Here is what you can do to start getting ready for your new fencing project.
Why Fall is a Great Time to Install Residential Fencing
Are you thinking of adding a fence to your home? A fence can be the perfect way to improve your home’s look and give it more utility. But when is the right time to have residential fencing installed?
Some people will tell you that spring and summer are the ideal seasons for your installation. But you might want to consider installing your fence in the fall. It may come as a surprise, but fall is an excellent time for a residential fencing installation. (more…)