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Choosing The Right Fence

When we bought our house, we weren't sure if we could afford to install a fence. I was concerned that a vinyl version would be too much, which is why I didn't ask for bids on them for awhile. However, a friend of mine suggested a really incredible fence contractor, and it was incredible to talk with him. He came over and walked us through our different options, and he kept our budget in mind. After the fence was up, we had peace of mind knowing that our children were safe in our yard. This blog is dedicated to helping new homeowners choose a great fence the first time around.

3 Considerations When Building A Dog Fence

When you have a family dog, one of your responsibilities will be protecting your pet and protecting your neighbors from them. This will require a fence that will keep them contained when they're in your backyard. Here are some considerations you should follow when building a dog fence. Can The Dog See Through The Fence? Do you have a dog that tends to bark when they see anything that moves? If so, chain-link fencing will not be an option. Read More 

Keeping Deer Away From Your Summer Veggie Garden

Along with warm temperatures, summer is a time for your newly planted vegetable and flower seedlings to get established in the soil. If you've been noticing that some plants have been being disturbed before you have a chance to harvest anything, it's important to find the culprit. Utilizing an outdoor camera or sitting near your garden early in the morning hours can help assist with piecing the clues together. Trampled plants, pebble-like droppings, and hoof prints are all signs that a deer invasion may be the cause. Read More 

Three Ways To Use Decorative Picket Fencing In Your Backyard

Fences are commonly seen as tools to keep others out of your yard or to add privacy, but they can also be used as a decorative element. Low, 2 or 3-foot picket fences, in particular, can add a quaint, cottage-like appearance to your yard. Here are three fun and easy ways to use a low picket fence to enhance your landscaping design. Divide the Lawn Into Sections Do you use your yard for two different purposes? Read More 

Three Tips For Getting The Most From Your New Wood Fence

Having a wood fence can be an aesthetically pleasing way of enhancing the security of your property. Unfortunately, it can be a common mistake for individuals to overlook some of the basic care needs that a wood fence will have. As a result, they may find that their fences are more prone to suffering extensive damages. If you have recently added a wood fence or purchased a home with one, you might want to consider the following few tips to help you avoid some common sources of damage. Read More 

Need A Privacy Fence Quickly? What Are Your Least Expensive Options?

Whether you have a nosy neighbor who won't stop peering at you through the windows or a feisty dog who has trouble staying within the confines of your yard, you're likely to need a solid perimeter privacy fence sooner rather than later. However, if a brand new fence just isn't in your home improvement budget this year, you may wonder whether your only options include taking out a home equity loan or otherwise going into debt to finance a potentially expensive project. Read More