This Fall, you may want to take in the weather around your home by relaxing outside. Whether you want to keep pests out or just want some peace and quiet, we’ll walk you through several options (that can be used separately or combined) to make your backyard more private.
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The Best Fence for Your Garden
Fencing is extremely versatile and can perform multiple functions for your garden.Do you need a bit more shade? Choose a style with a more open construction. Doyour plants need something to climb on? Consider something tall. Nosy neighbors?You would benefit from a wooden privacy fence. With so many options available, itcan be hard to choose. Hopefully these tips can help you narrow it down a bit!
Is a Balcony Railing Right for My Fence or Deck?
If you’ve had a fence or deck installed — especially around your pool and entertaining area — you should keep in mind that a lot of foot traffic is coming your way. If that’s the case, you may want to consider going one step further and see if a balcony railing may be right for you. Safety is always key when it comes to having your friends and family over for fun in the sun and, what’s more, many areas now insist on proper railing installation to keep your codes up-to-date. Here are a few of the important benefits that you may want to consider! (more…)
Safety Must-Haves: The Pool Gate
Aside from how many decorative options you have for all forms of pool fencing and decking, the same applies for your selection of pool gates. Keep that in mind if you’re thinking about having one installed — especially since, for safety and security, a pool gate is a genuine must-have feature. In most states, a gated pool area is mandated, and one look at the statistics truly demonstrate why such an installation is needed. (more…)
How Landscaping Helps Keep Your Wood Fence Beautiful
When the weather begins to warm up and you head out to assess your yard, it isn’t always easily to see how each component plays off of the others. Your wood fence may have survived another cold winter, and your lawn and tree may need some sprucing up, but it’s good to keep in mind that each can help in preserving the other’s longevity. A good wood fence requires a certain amount of maintenance, but you can great add to its lifespan with a few helpful landscaping tips. (more…)
Spring Is Time to Consider Your Pool Fence
With the warm weather upon us, spring proves the very best time of the year to start considering beautifying your yard for the coming summer months. If you’re both a homeowner and a pool owner, it’s always the right time to take your pool fence into consideration. If you don’t have one, the safety and security benefits are endless. If you have one, it may be time to assess its longevity, as any wear and tear can prove dangerous to you and your family. Here are a few things to consider for getting your new pool fence project underway. (more…)
4 Tips for Choosing a Fence Color
If you are tired of your drab old fence and are looking to chase the winter blues away with fun pops of color, it may be time to choose a new fence color. This is an easy and relatively inexpensive way to alter the look of your entire property. Choosing the right paint or stain for the job and look you want is incredibly important. Here are some fence color tips to help you get the job done and inject some fun back into your fence. (more…)
How to Seamlessly Include a Fence in Your Landscape
For many homeowners, installing a fence is avoided due to fear of mismatched aesthetics. A white-picket vinyl fence may look out of place when surrounding an otherwise integrated landscape; environment is an important factor in keeping your home looking beautiful. If you can’t seem to integrate your fence into the surrounding environment and landscape, your home value and curb appeal may suffer. Curious about how you can blend a fence in with your landscape? Read on!