Posts Tagged ‘fencing’

How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Home

Friday, April 20th, 2018
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Here are some tips and advice that may help you figure out what the best fence for your yard will be.

As the beautiful spring weather finally settles in, and we slowly inch our way towards the summer, the time has finally come to enjoy the outdoors again. This including enjoying the wonders of your yard. However, you may find that your yard may be lacking the proper fencing it needs. Now that you know you are in need of a fence though, you must now ask yourself what kind of fence would be the best one for you. Well, here are some tips and advice that may help you figure out what the best fence for your yard will be. (more…)

Your Pool, Your Fence, and the Law

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Having a fence around your pool is more than a luxury. It’s also the law.

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It’s important to understand the state and county laws that protect you, your family, and everyone else that may find themselves in or around your pool area.

Laws in Maryland and Virginia differ from state to state. Within the states themselves, however, the county laws differ from county to county. It’s imperative that you’re absolutely sure of the requirements your state and county have in place for your pool fencing. A local fencing professional is the best person to contact when you have any questions or concerns regarding your pool fencing.

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How to Maintain Your Wooden Fence

Friday, March 9th, 2018
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Wooden fencing requires proper care and maintenance. If you own a wooden fence, take note on how to properly take care for and maintain it.

A wooden fence can be an amazing and outstanding piece to have for your property. Wood fences provide your home with a classic look that no other material is able to provide quite as well, and are practically made to impress family, neighbors, friends, and anyone that may pass by your home. However, like all good things, wood fencing requires the proper care and maintenance to keep going. If you own a wood fence, take note on how to properly take care and maintain it. (more…)

How to Keep Your Wrought Iron Fence Looking New

Friday, January 5th, 2018
Do you have a wrought iron fence? They look beautiful, but you want to make sure the continue looking beautiful for a long time!

Do you have a wrought iron fence? They look beautiful, but you want to make sure the continue looking beautiful for a long time!

You’ve invested your time, money, and resources into installing a beautiful new wrought iron fence. While it will always be exposed to the elements of the environment, there are measures that you’ll be able to take to keep it looking fresh and like new. Plus, proper maintenance now will save you from having to spend more money down the road in larger-scale repairs or even replacement. Follow this guide to keep your wrought iron fence looking great. (more…)

5 Fence FAQs for Soon-to-Be Home Sellers

Thursday, December 21st, 2017
Selling your home? Here are some facts you should know about your fence before you put your home on the market.

Selling your home? Here are some facts you should know about your fence before you put your home on the market.

When you decide to sell your home, there are a number of things you should consider regarding maintenance, both inside and out. Of course, you will have all of the systems in working order, and you may even decide to paint the walls or replace the carpet. But don’t forget about the exterior of your home. It is the first that people see when they are looking for a new home. What do they see when they look at your house?   (more…)

Growing Fence-Friendly Vines

Friday, December 15th, 2017
Vines look beautiful and add privacy to your yard, but you must be sure you’re planting the right type of vine.

Vines look beautiful and add privacy to your yard, but you must be sure you’re planting the right type of vine.

Vines are an elegant and classic feature for your outdoor living space. Not only are vines beautiful, but when they grow on fences, they add another element of privacy and intimacy to your backyard. Unfortunately, since vines are resourceful plants, they climb up fencing and can hold on tight, weighing your fence down. Ensuring that you’re planting the right type of vine for your existing fencing will protect the integrity of your structure and provide the right aesthetic for your decor. (more…)

Can You Install a Fence in the Winter?

Friday, December 1st, 2017
Find out why winter is actually a great time to install your new fence!

Find out why winter is actually a great time to install your new fence!

Installing a fence is commonplace in the warmer seasons, but winter is actually a great time of year to install a fence! As long as the ground beneath the fence isn’t frozen solid, there is plenty of installation work you can knock out before the snow and ice come. Why is winter such a great time of year to install a fence? (more…)

Fencing Ideas to Add Curb Appeal To Your Home

Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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If you want to enhance the curb appeal of your home, don’t forget about your fence!

There are many areas around your home that you can enhance to increase the curb appeal of your home. You can spruce up the paint, rearrange or add more plants to your garden, or even bring in a decorative water feature. When considering exactly how to enhance the curb appeal of your home, don’t forget about the fencing. Your residential fence is the perfect place to add curb appeal as the possibilities are virtually endless. (more…)

When Do I Need a New Fence?

Friday, August 25th, 2017
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It can be difficult to know when it’s time to replace your fence.

Questioning whether to repair or replace your fence? Many homeowners start out by weighing the costs, as well as the pros and cons. Repainting or repairing a fence is cheaper and easier than an all-out replacement, at least in the short term. Sometimes, however, replacing your fence is the better choice. Maybe your fence has worn out its welcome and will continue to need extensive repairs, or maybe you’d like to update the style or placement of your fence. Your fence can play a more important role in your home than you think- fences can add curb-appeal as well as giving passers-by or visitors a vital first impression of your home. (more…)

The Benefits of a New Pool Fence

Friday, June 16th, 2017
A new pool fence can completely transform the outside of your home and the way
that you use your backyard. Pool fences aren’t just important for looks, they also
play a vital role in the safety of your family. What are some of the reasons that you
should consider investing in a new pool fence?

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A pool fence isn’t just a beautiful addition to your yard — it can save lives!

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