Archive for November, 2016

5 Overlooked Benefits of Chain Link Fences

Monday, November 21st, 2016

 

Chain link fences have a number of worthwhile advantages.

Chain link fences have a number of worthwhile advantages.

Whether you are looking for a new fence to keep Fido and the kids in the yard or a new fence to keep potential vandals away from your commercial property, chain link is an excellent overlooked option. Many people discount chain link for its plain appearance, but chain link fencing has a surprising number of strengths when compared to other available types of fencing. What are some of the overlooked benefits of chain link fences? (more…)

Metal Fences: Repair or Replace?

Thursday, November 10th, 2016
metal fence during winter

Does your metal fence need repair before winter?

When it comes to fences, metals like aluminum and wrought iron are incredibly durable and secure. Still, even the strongest metal fences are subject to damage and can benefit from repair over time. As the season changes, it’s important to make sure that your metal fence is in good condition and will be able to withstand winter weather. (more…)

Tips for Winterizing Your Fence this Fall

Friday, November 4th, 2016
winterizing your fence

Is your fence ready for winter weather?

Autumn and winter rain storms take quite the toll on metal fence hardware. For example, once rust sets in and gates fall out of alignment, latches will fail to close without manual assistance. A properly maintained fence adds value and security to your home, but a fence that has been allowed to deteriorate is a liability. And unlike a leaking roof, your fence won’t constantly remind you that it needs to be fixed. It’s a good idea to consult a professional fencing contractor for minor repairs or replacements, but there are a few steps you can take to preserve your fence’s appearance and functionality. Here are a few tips for winterizing your fence this fall. (more…)