Archive for the ‘Fences’ Category

Best Fences for Resale Value

Friday, September 15th, 2017
Best Fences for Resale Value

It’s important to look ahead in life and plan for what’s coming down the road in many aspects. This planning includes the fences you might choose for your home.

It’s important to look ahead in life and plan for what’s coming down the road in many aspects. This planning includes the fences you might choose for your home. If you are planning to resell your home, don’t just pick a fence for today, but one that will positively impact your resale value in the future. Read on to learn more about what types of fences can help you achieve this goal. (more…)

Tools for Your Next Fencing Project

Friday, September 8th, 2017
Tools for Your Next Fencing Project

Your basic fencing project only requires a handful of tools and skills, so the DIY approach is appealing to handy homeowners and those looking to save some cash.

Building your own fence can be one of the most satisfying home improvement projects you ever complete. Not only is it satisfying in a productive DIY-sense, making your own repairs is immensely beneficial, adding value to your home for years to come. Your basic fencing project only requires a handful of tools and skills, so the DIY approach is appealing to handy homeowners and those looking to save some cash. If you’re getting started with fencing your home, you will need some simple supplies and equipment to help you install and maintain your fence. Depending on the type of fencing project, you might need only some of these tools; but for larger areas such as farmland, you may need heavy machinery as well. (more…)

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

Friday, 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. (more…)

What Are Finials on Fences?

Friday, 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. (more…)

Different Types of Aluminum Fence Posts

Friday, March 31st, 2017
Different Types of Aluminum Fence Posts

Read on to learn more about the different types of aluminum fence posts.

Aluminum and iron fencing are different for a number of reasons. One of these is that aluminum fence posts are specialized to serve different functions. There are actually a few different kinds of aluminum fence posts, used in different situations to help keep a fence standing tall and strong. The five types are end post, corner post, line post, gate end post, and blank post. Read on to learn more about the different types of aluminum fence posts. A properly installed combination of most of these is key to a successful fence installation. (more…)

Rust Removal from Metal Railings, Gates, and Fences

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
rust removal

In this blog we will focus on rust removal from metal railings, gates, and fences.

A few months ago, we discussed how to clean a rusted chain link fence. But what about rust removal from other types of fences? And how do you do it for metal railings, gates and fences? In this blog we will focus on rust removal from metal railings, gates, and fences. Read on to learn more about how to do this in several easy steps. (more…)