Chain Links and Polyvinyl: The Two Main Types of Weather Proof Fencing

The Michigan winds have made the transition out of spring a little difficult to bare. The weather is one thing, but many residents are seeing damage to their home and yard. Many homeowners are looking for long lasting fencing that can hold up through every season of Michigan. Not all fences are exactly weather proof […]

Horse Fencing and Your Farm: Part 2 [Horse Fence Styles]

Our previous blog on horse fencing materials walked you through the two main horse fence materials (polyvinyl and wood) now you can start thinking about the construction of the fence you want. There are certainly some classic looking ways to structure horse fencing, and Straight Line Fence has had experience crafting a variety of fencing for […]

Horse Fencing and Your Farm: Part 1 [The Two Most Common Horse Fence Materials]

It’s incredibly important to have quality horse fencing installed on your farm because of the hazards it can prevent. Horses need to be protected from potential harm outside of the designated grazing area as they can easily injure themselves or people who attempt to catch and return them. But just because horse fencing is used […]

A Privacy Fence May Help With Backyard Pests This Summer

With the start of summer in Michigan come the start of insect season as well. With rising temperatures brings more ticks, mosquitoes, and other critters into the area. These bugs survive off of human and animal blood and often bring parasites and infection with them! In order to protect your family from these dangers in […]

Using Vines to Accent Your Fence

Fences serve many purposes, but all in all, they provide your yard with structure. The only problem is that sometimes structure can be bland, can’t it? Whether you are looking to naturally accent your garden or add ornamental value to your fence, vines can do just the trick. When choosing vines, there are special factors […]

3 Reasons to Get a Pool Fence

A pool fence can keep danger out, and it can keep important things in. According to the Michigan Building Code, if there are children in the home, the pool must be fenced. Pool fencing is an effective way to keep kids safe, and it is available in a variety of styles and materials. Not only […]

The Best Types of Fences for Grand Rapids, Michigan Weather?

The best fence installation Grand Rapids has to offer will be happy to install whatever type of fencing you desire, from attractive cedar privacy fences to hardy chainlink fencing for construction sites. But if you’re a builder, property owner, or homeowner, then you may be wondering what the best type of fencing is for Grand […]

Pros and Cons of Vinyl Fences for Grand Rapids Homes

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A recent Harris Poll survey found that 75% of Americans feel it’s important to spend time outside in their yards, and we can only assume the other 25% don’t have yards. Whether it’s gardening, backyards, or summers spent by the pool, the backyard plays an integral role in American culture. Not only that, but maintaining […]

Vinyl or Aluminum?

You’ve narrowed your fence options down to vinyl and aluminum. Which one should you choose? Both are great options, but the material that will be best for you depends on what you want from the structure. We break it down here for you! Ease of installation: Both aluminum and vinyl fences are relatively simple to install, […]

Vinyl Fencing – Repair or Replace?

Vinyl fencing is an attractive and low-maintenance solution for residences and commercial real estate alike, as it is resistant to insect and weather damage. As great as they can look when in pristine condition, slight discoloration and a lean or slant can make vinyl fences quickly look unkempt and unappealing. While you can purchase your […]