Entries by Joel Vergouwe

5 Ways to Prepare Your Fence for Winter

Cold weather is on its way, meaning your fence will be left out in the cold for several months to bear the elements. This doesn’t mean you should leave it neglected, however. Maintaining your outdoor living space, including your fence, will save you a hassle come spring. Here is what you should do: Remove dirt, […]

Fall Fence Maintenance

Now that fall is here, we must face the fact that winter is not far behind. Before snow, wind and ice hit and take their toll on your fence, make sure it is ready. STEP 1: WATERPROOF A wood fence will need to be waterproofed regularly to protect it from excess moisture from snow and […]

Winter Fencing in Western Michigan

You may not be thinking about yard or landscaping work in the winter, but it is something to consider! Believe it or not, we do fence installations during the winter months. It generally involves two parts: the installation in the winter, and a second visit in the spring to level out the fence. Because fence […]

Practical Chain Link Fencing

Some people opt for the aesthetically pleasing when it comes to fencing their home, rather than choosing a more practical or utilitarian material like chain link. However, chain link fences can be a reasonable boundary solution for public swimming pools, playgrounds, tennis courts, industrial facilities and even residential properties. Chain link fences are a great […]

Cleaning Your Vinyl Fence

Many homeowners choose vinyl fences for their property as they are an attractive option that requires much less maintenance than a wooden fence. However, in order to keep the vinyl looking shiny and new, you will have to clean it every once in a while. The material is strong and can handle a variety of […]

Durable Fencing

Are you looking for a fence that will stand the test of time; one that can hold solid against wind, rain, snow and more? Since this structure will be outside in the worst of what Mother Nature brings, some of the most popular fencing materials will begin to split, crack and/or rot over time. Regular […]

Modern Horizontal Cedar Fence.

We Love it. You will too. Horizontal fence styles are popular for many good reasons. There is often many different styles of horizontal fence that can offer unique design or custom functionality that you don’t see with more conventional methods. On a horizontal fence, posts may be spaced to a home-owners specifications (as long as […]

A Fence that Keeps Everyone Happy

Yes, there is such a thing as a “Good Neighbor” fence. If you plan to install a fence, it will certainly affect the neighbors within close vicinity to your property, so it is important to keep them in mind. These fences have a couple benefits: Looks attractive on both sides, rather than having unappealing backboards […]

Head for the Hills!

Installing a fence is tricky work on its own, but building on a sloped or hilly surface presents additional challenges to contractors and workers. A yard may appear flat, but most people’s property has some degree of hills and valleys – and even if they are very slight, they still affect the way your fence […]

Short-Term Fencing

Businesses have specific needs when it comes to fencing. Sometimes, a building or construction project requires added security for a certain period of time. These situations call for temporary fencing, which can be set up, moved around and removed as you wish. What are the benefits of this type of fencing? Keep reading to find […]