Let’s face it – it’s starting to cool off, and winter is near. The trees lose their leaves and vegetation is sparse, revealing the true condition of your wooden fence. To keep your fence attractive and welcoming for the holidays, keep wood fence maintenance in mind! How does winter weather affect my fence? In the […]
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Your home is one of the most important investments you make in your life, and the one feature that will increase the marketability and value of that investment is a perimeter fence that is professionally installed and maintained. The same may be said for a commercial building. Whatever style and type of fencing you choose, […]
You want your yard to reflect your style and personality, so why not add a little decoration to your outdoor fence? Here are just a few ideas: Shadow Boxes: Find scrap wood pieces and screw them together to form a square or rectangle. Use “L” brackets to secure the boxes to your fence. Place potted […]
Is It Possible To Light Up Your Fence? So, you’ve finally finished building a fence around your yard, but it feels just – naked – on its own. Plus, now you have to worry about walking into it at night. To make your new lawn decorations feel more homely, you should consider adding lights to […]
Railing is an important part of any deck. Of course we need railings for safety but the deck railing can be so much more than that. The type of deck railing you choose should express your personality. It should be beautiful and add to the view not obstruct it. It should increase your property value […]
Whether it’s for privacy, additional security, or keeping your children and pets safe inside your yard; buying a fence requires you to consider a lot. You need to make informed decisions on everything from the material of your fence to complying with area regulations. Probably the most important question to ask yourself is, who will […]
Getting Ready To Sell Your Home? Don’t Forget That Fence! The housing market is finally on the mend, and it’s evident in West Michigan as well as elsewhere around the nation. Close to 200,00 people live in the Grand Rapids metro area, recently ranked one of the best places to live in the US. If you live in […]
It’s winter and you may not be thinking about your outdoor space and landscaping. But now is the perfect time to start planning ahead for spring and summer. Fences make great additions to residential properties for a variety of reasons. We name a few below: 1. Security. If you want to add security to your home […]
When having a fence installed, don’t neglect the gate! You want to be able to enter and exit your yard as you please, and believe it or not, there are a variety of factors that determine what type and style gate you should choose, as well as where the gate should be located. Consider the following […]
Cedar is a distinguishable wood, known for its reddish color, and is a common choice for residential fencing. What makes cedar the best choice for a wooden fence? Since cedar trees take a long time to grow, boards of this material are straight grain, meaning the grain is tight and without knots. This means the […]
Whether it be installing a new fence tearing down a worn and torn fence and replacing it, a fence can help increase the value of your home and property. Keep the following in mind when considering a fence; making the wrong decision could make or break your property value. The style of your home. Have you […]
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, putting up a fence is great for you, but may not sit so well with the surrounding neighbors. We give you a lesson in fence manners here. Discussing the fence. There is no excuse for keeping the fence a secret. Since the structure will be visible on and […]