Why You Should Love Your New Wrought Iron Fence

August 18th, 2017
Why You Should Love Your New Wrought Iron Fence

Wrought iron fences look great, and beyond their aesthetic value, there are plenty of compelling reasons why you should love your wrought iron fence.

What made you decide to get a wrought iron fence? Wrought iron fences look great, and beyond their aesthetic value, there are plenty of compelling reasons why you should love your wrought iron fence. Here is why a wrought iron fence is so magnificent. Read the rest of this entry »

Reasons You Should Consider Getting an Aluminum Fence

August 11th, 2017
Reasons You Should Consider Getting an Aluminum Fence

An aluminum fence can save you time and money, especially when it comes to installation.

Are you thinking about getting a new fence installed? Maybe your old fence has finally given way due to wild summer weather. Aluminum fences can save you time and money, especially when it comes to installation. Here are some great reasons why you should consider getting an aluminum fence. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Pick the Best Fence Post Caps for Your Fence

August 4th, 2017
How to Pick the Best Fence Post Caps for Your Fence

Often, fence post caps are mistaken for purely decorative ornaments.

Often, fence post caps are mistaken for purely decorative ornaments. The tops of your fence are incredibly vulnerable, and choosing the best fence post caps can protect your fence. What are your different choices? Here are just a few different options to choose from when it comes to fence post caps.     Read the rest of this entry »

Fix It or Forget It: The Value of Repairing Your Metal Fence

July 28th, 2017
Fix It or Forget It: The Value of Repairing Your Metal Fence

Your metal fence can keep your home safe for many years. But there comes a time when it won’t be as reliable as it once was.

Your metal fence can keep your home safe for many years. But there comes a time when it won’t be as reliable as it once was. As valuable and long-lasting as wrought iron and aluminum fences are, they won’t last forever. Mother Nature and Father Time can wear down your fences, making them vulnerable. If your metal fence becomes vulnerable, it provides a golden opportunity for intruders to stroll onto your property. Likewise, your kids and your pets could wander off without you knowing about it. When you’re looking to fix up your metal fence, here’s what to keep in mind as you strive for your goal. Read the rest of this entry »

Consider the Width of Your Driveway Gate

July 21st, 2017
Consider the Width of Your Driveway Gate

There is a lot to account for when considering the width of your driveway gate.

There is a lot to account for when considering the width of your driveway gate. The standard driveway width for American homes ranges from 9 feet to 24 feet. The width of your driveway will vary based on whether you want a single car driveway or double car driveway. In addition, the width may change to accommodate parking or a turnaround. Double car driveways can be between 20 and 24 feet wide. A driveway that is 20 feet wide  provides enough space for two cars to pass, but not quite enough room for parking side-by-side and opening doors. If you need space for parking two cars, consider making your driveway 24 feet wide. Read the rest of this entry »

Cleaning Tips for Aluminum Railings

July 14th, 2017
Cleaning Tips for Aluminum Railings

Keeping your aluminum railings in great shape can be a little overwhelming if you aren’t quite sure where to start.

Keeping your aluminum railings in great shape can be a little overwhelming if you aren’t quite sure where to start. Luckily, aluminum railings are very easy to maintain with a little bit of work every so often. Here are our best tips for cleaning aluminum railings at your property. Read the rest of this entry »

How to Repair a Chain Link Fence

July 7th, 2017
How to Repair a Chain Link Fence

Whether it is because of decay or an accident caused by a tool or an animal, repairing a chain link fence is pretty simple to accomplish.

It is possible that a chain link fence may need to be repaired at one point during its life. Whether it is because of decay or an accident caused by a tool or an animal, repairing a chain link fence is pretty simple to accomplish. Read the rest of this entry »

What Are Finials on Fences?

June 30th, 2017
What Are Finials on Fences?

Here are some definitions and discussion of finials on your fence and how they can enhance your fence.

When it comes to picking out a fence there may be a lot of technical jargon that can be confusing to the first time buyer. It is helpful to have a contractor who is knowledgeable about these things, but it never hurts to be informed. Here are some definitions and discussion of finials on your fence is and how it can enhance your fence. Read the rest of this entry »

Aluminum Fence Maintenance Tips

June 24th, 2017
aluminum fence

An aluminum fence is a fence constructed primarily out of the element aluminum, and often puts you in the mind of centuries-old parks and times gone by.

An aluminum fence is a fence constructed primarily out of the element aluminum, and often puts you in the mind of centuries-old parks and times gone by. Due to the metal’s low density and ability to resist corrosion, it has become a popular choice as a lightweight, durable fence and railing structure. Aluminum fencing is used for both commercial and residential use. Aluminum fence is generally available preformed, in a wide variety of styles. It tends to be easy to clean, resists weathering and has low maintenance requirements. It can also be more cost-efficient than comparable materials, such as wrought iron and steel. Read the rest of this entry »

Finding a New Color for Your Deck Railing This Summer

June 16th, 2017
deck railing

Your deck is bound to see a lot more use now that temperatures are consistently warmer. So when it’s time to put some new life into your deck railing, that process starts with finding a new color for it.

Summer means all sorts of things: lazy days, backyard barbecues, late night bonfires. All of these activities (or lack thereof) are made better when spending that time outdoors. Your deck is bound to see a lot more use now that temperatures are consistently warmer. In some cases, the outside temps might even be scorching. So when it’s time to put some new life into your deck railing, that process starts with finding a new color for it. Read the rest of this entry »