Establish Boundaries

When building a fence, you must make sure that it does not extend into any neighboring property — but how are you supposed to know where your yard ends and the neighbors’ begins? Building a fence, or anything for that matter, on property that doesn’t belong to you can cause tension in the neighborhood, and […]

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 […]

Here’s Some Reinforcement

Are your privacy fence posts starting to sag a little? A weathered fence compromises its ability to do its job – provide you and your family with privacy! As long as the posts themselves are still in good shape, you can add some reinforcement to put the fence back standing up straight and sturdy. All […]

How Well Do You Know Your Fencing Terms?

When your fencing contractor is talking with you about the installation and repair process, does it sound like he is speaking another language? With all the different elements that go into your fence, it’s no surprise you may get lost from time to time. Keep up every step of the way with this helpful glossary: […]

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 […]

Right Out of the Gate

Not surprisingly, your fence gate is more prone to wear and tear than the rest of the fence. Posts simply need to stand sturdy, while the gate involves a variety of parts that allow it to open, close and lock. If you are having issues with your gate, think about the following. Function:¬†Make sure that […]

DIY Fence Decorations

The winter chill is sweeping into western Michigan, so what does is a person to do to keep themselves busy? Rather than tossing out old fence materials that will end up in a landfill, use them for a home decorating craft! Here are a few ways you can reuse old fence posts, boards and other […]

Give Yourself Options

There are many options and materials to choose from when it comes to your residential fence. Each has its own benefits and disadvantages, but vinyl and aluminum fencing stand out for many reasons. If you are looking for a unique look for your fence that comes with low maintenance and repairs, one of these materials […]