Posts Tagged ‘fence maintenance’

Maintaining Your Vinyl Fence

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
Vinyl Fencing

Use these tips to help maintain your vinyl fence.

When people get vinyl fences installed, they are usually thinking about their relatively low cost and ease of installation. One of the biggest reasons people choose vinyl fences for their homes is that they’re low-maintenance. Many people simply do not have the time or desire to spend a lot of time maintaining their fences. While different types of fences are appealing and functional, they come with certain maintenance concerns.  A natural material like wood is very susceptible to weathering and rotting, and iron fences can rust. However, just because vinyl fences aren’t high maintenance, that doesn’t mean that you won’t have to maintain them at all. Vinyl fences still require some maintenance, and here are some ways you can make sure your fence is at its best all year long.

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Autumn Maintenance Tips for Your Fence

Friday, September 28th, 2018
Keep your wood fence looking great all season long!

Keep your fence looking great all season long!

When you invest in a fence for your home or commercial property you want to know that it will last for years to come. This is why annual maintenance, especially before winter sets in, is so important. Depending on what type of fencing you have your maintenance needs may vary slightly, but for most the same rules will apply.

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3 Tips For Saving An Old Fence

Thursday, September 20th, 2018
old fence

Here are some affordable ways that you can update, maintain, and revitalize your old fence.

After some years, your fencing may wind up looking dirty and out-dated. Depending on the size of your yard and the style of fencing you have, replacing the whole thing when the boards seem too worn to last any longer can be expensive, time-consuming, and difficult. But when it comes to homeownership, these things naturally wear and require attention. Here are some affordable ways that you can update, maintain, and revitalize your old fence. (more…)

3 Tips For Revitalizing An Old Fence

Friday, July 27th, 2018
fence maintenance

Bring your fence back to life with these simple fence maintenance tips!

With the severe weather that Maryland has seen lately, your fence might be looking like it needs a little help. Even if your fence hasn’t been particularly damaged by the weather, years of wear and tear cause a lot of stress on the wood. Bring your fence back to life with these simple fence maintenance tips! (more…)

How to Show Off Your Fence This 4th of July

Friday, June 29th, 2018
fence

If you’re hosting Fourth of July this year, you still have time to get your home and your fence into shape before your guests arrive.

Are you ready for your Fourth of July party? If you’re hosting this year, you still have time to get your home and your fence into shape before your guests arrive. Not only will making a few updates help to showcase your home, but it can make your party more comfortable for everyone invited as well. (more…)

The Best Way to Apply Stain on a Fence

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018
Learn the best way to apply stain on your wood fence.

Learn the best way to apply stain on your wood fence.

Whether you choose semi-transparent, semi-solid, or another option, the quality of your wood stain all comes down to your application technique. Wooden residential fences often make a statement against the backdrop of your home and landscape. If you’re staining a new or old fence, follow this guide for applying stain to your residential fence. (more…)

How To Maintain Your Vinyl Fence

Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Vinyl is one of the most low-maintenance fencing options, but it still requires some upkeep.

Vinyl is one of the most low-maintenance fencing options, but it still requires some upkeep.

Of all the possible materials that you could choose for your fencing needs, vinyl is one of the most low-maintenance options. It’s not susceptible to rotting like wood or rust like iron and is virtually unaffected by weather. Still, there are steps you can take to ensure that the performance, look, and durability of your vinyl fence is the best it can be.  (more…)

How to Summer-Proof Your Wooden Fence

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
Summer-Proof Your Wooden Fence

As summer arrives use these tips to keep your wooden fence looking its best!

Summer is here.  It brings sudden, driving rain, high winds, blazing heat, and damaging UV rays.  All of these things can be very hard on your wooden fence.  Fortunately, there are over 99,000 businesses that offer fencing services.  These businesses employ over 270,000 people and generate over $50 billion in revenue, so they know a thing or two about protecting your investment.  These are just a couple of their tricks.     (more…)

How Landscaping Helps Keep Your Wood Fence Beautiful

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Hardwood fence

Landscaping can work wonders to keep your wood fence looking beautiful throughout the year.

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…)

Get Your Fence Ready for Hurricane Matthew

Friday, October 7th, 2016
residential fence maintenance

Don’t let this happen to your fence. Get ready for storm season.

As Hurricane Matthew approaches up the East Coast, it’s important to take extra care in securing your fence, your yard, and your home. Residents in Florida are experiencing a brutal Category IV hurricane that will take a huge toll on landscaping, fencing, and residential and commercial buildings in impacted areas. With inclement weather headed our way, how can you protect your investment and home from unnecessary damage? (more…)