There are many types of fences you can install around your home, all of which have different advantages. One of the most popular fences people have installed is a wood fence. Wood fences are aesthetically pleasing, strong, and customizable. However, they are vulnerable to the effects of weathering and rotting. One way to avoid these issues is to stain your home’s wood fence. Here are some of the best reasons you should consider staining your wood fence.
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After you’ve have your wood fence for a while, you might notice that it’s looking a bit run down. There might be cracks in it or it could just look weathered in general. If this sounds familiar to you, don’t worry! You can revitalize your wood fence by choosing to stain it. Staining describes the process of applying a wood stain to your fence, a process that could benefit your fence greatly. Here are some reasons to apply a wood stain to your fence.
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…)
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…)
Now that the last of the snow is out of the way, spring weather is finally rolling around. Your mood is instantly improved when the days start getting warmer as well as longer, so why not translate that good mood into your outdoor space. If your wooden fence is in need of a spring 2018 makeover, here are some creative ways you can add some flair to your fence. (more…)
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.
Are you in the market for a new fence for your home? With so many options out there, it can be hard to know which kind is the right one for you, especially when you have a family or pets to consider. Before choosing a residential fence, ask yourself these essential questions about the primary purpose of your fence, and who will be using your yard. (more…)
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…)
While you’ll never need a reason to keep your home’s residential fence clean and functioning, one of the most pragmatic reasons to maintain its beauty and integrity is how much its presentation can instantly increase your home’s value. Even if you aren’t necessarily in the frame of mind to put your home on the market, keeping your residential fence’s integrity up to both code and beauty will always keep your options open. Let’s take a quick look at some of the reasons that you may want to keep that fence reaching its full potential for you and your property. (more…)