Posts Tagged ‘residential fence’

Five Tips for Dog-Proofing Your Fence

Friday, June 15th, 2018
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By dog-proofing your fence, you’ll have peace of mind every time you let your pet outside.

Making your yard safe and secure for your dog is a serious endeavor, and proper fencing can make all the difference. Finding the right fencing for your pet is especially crucial if you live in a high traffic neighborhood or have an acrobatic pet. By dog-proofing your fence, you’ll have peace of mind every time you let your pet outside. (more…)

Tricks for Turning Your Regular Fence Into a Privacy Fence

Friday, June 8th, 2018
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If you’re looking for additional privacy, here’s how to transform your regular fence into a privacy fence.

Creating a beautifully landscaped oasis in your backyard is something many of us want to achieve. But if there is an unsightly view just above your fence, nosy neighbors, or too many passersby you might not be using your yard to its full advantage. This is where privacy fences come in. A privacy fence can help you avoid all of the annoyances of the outside world so that your yard and garden become the peaceful escape you deserve. If you’re looking for additional privacy, here’s how to transform your regular fence into a privacy fence. (more…)

The Top 3 Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Wooden Fence

Friday, June 1st, 2018
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These easy maintenance tips will keep your wooden fencing looking fresh all summer long.

This spring has brought a huge amount of rainfall to the East Coast, and if the summer is filled with the usual brutal heat, your wooden fencing might need some serious maintenance. Summers in the Mid-Atlantic can consist of at least a few major heatwaves and high levels of humidity are guaranteed almost daily. Many aspects of your home need some extra care and attention during the heat of the summer months, and your wooden fence is no different. These easy maintenance tips will keep your wooden fencing looking fresh all summer long. (more…)

What to Know Before Fencing In Your Patio

Friday, May 4th, 2018
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Before you get started, make sure you know everything there is to know about patio fencing styles.

There may be a number of reasons why you’re considering fencing in your patio, but what it comes down to, mainly, is security. Fences, open and closed, provide some degree of security so that you and your family can use your patio comfortably. With the extreme winds the East Coast has experienced lately, it’s no wonder why you might want to protect your patio from any further damage. Before you get started, make sure you know everything there is to know about patio fencing styles. (more…)

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: What to Look for in a Residential Privacy Fence

Friday, April 27th, 2018
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This helpful guide will help you choose which kind of privacy fence is best for your home.

There could be several reasons that are causing you to consider a privacy fence for your home. From trying to stay out of a nosy neighbor’s view to protecting your home from potential burglary, installing a privacy fence is a great decision. What it comes down to is that you simply want to keep yourself, your family, and your possessions secure. There are many options when it comes to fencing material. This helpful guide will help you choose which kind of privacy fence is best for your home. (more…)

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…)

Seal, Stain, or Paint: The Wooden Fence-Owner’s Dilemma

Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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This comprehensive guide will help you make the right decision when it comes time to choose sealing, staining, or painting your fence.

Spring is here, and the sun is shining brightly down upon your home. The sun, while we welcome it after a long winter, can cause some damage to your wooden fence. There is a lot to know about owning a residential fence. If you want your fence to live a long life, you need to know how to maintain the wood your fence is made out of. You must decide between staining, sealing, or painting your fence. All of these will protect the wood, but there is a lot to know about each option. You know your home best, but you also know how much time and money you’re willing to spend on your fencing. This comprehensive guide will help you make the right decision when it comes time to choose sealing, staining, or painting your fence. (more…)

How to Update and Enhance an Old Fence

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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Here’s how to update a wood fence that needs some improvements or full replacement.

The fence that surrounds your yard is a signature feature of your house’s appearance. A fence is the piece of your yard that frames the landscape as a whole and is easily one of the most noticeable components of your yard. A fence is a timeless featured look of a yard, however, the look of the fence is not so timeless. Fences are easily susceptible to damage, especially if made from a material such as wood which can easily be affected by the weather, moisture, and insects. If damaged, you may find that it is time to replace your old fence. Or perhaps you no longer like the style or the fence no longer provides you with what you need from a fence. Regardless, it is obviously time to get rid of that old fence and replace it with a newer and better fence. Here’s how to update a wood fence that needs some improvements or full replacement.

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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…)