2 Fencing Options To Keep Your Dog Safe On An Acreage Property

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Fencing Options To Keep Your Dog Safe On An Acreage Property

Moving to a semi-rural home on acreage is a dream for many people. This type of home allows you to live amongst trees and wildlife and be able to enjoy the peace and tranquility of nature. An acreage home means that you will have plenty of room for a large vegetable garden and for your children to explore their environment. However, if you have a dog as a pet, you may find that the wide open spaces make it difficult to keep your dog contained on your property. Acreage blocks can be very difficult or even impossible to fence. This is sometimes...

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Roofing Emergencies – Be Prepared For Major And Minor Damage

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Roofing Emergencies – Be Prepared For Major And Minor Damage

Winter is the most abusive season for your roof to withstand. Heavy snows, freezing temperatures, strong winds and so much dampness isn’t easy for any roof to hold up to. Are you prepared for roofing emergencies that could occur at any time? Below, you will find out what you need to have on hand to prepare for roofing emergencies and limit the amount of damage that your home sustains. Required On-Hand Supplies Take some time to look around and be sure that you have everything that you might need if your roof was to get damaged. These...

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Is Your Chain Link Fencing Broken? Learn How To Repair It

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Is Your Chain Link Fencing Broken? Learn How To Repair It

When there is a portion of your chain link fencing that is damaged, you’ll most likely want to fix it. As long as damage has not occurred to any of the fence posts, the repair should be easy to take care of on your own. Follow these steps to repair it. Materials and Tools You’ll need the following items to repair your fencing, many of which can be bought at your local home improvement store. Replacement fencing section Strong wire or rope Pliers Your new section of fencing should be the same height and color of the existing...

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Benefits Of Aluminum Fencing

Posted by on Nov 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Benefits Of Aluminum Fencing

Whether you are planning a fence for your home or business location, you have lots of choices for fencing materials. One type of fencing that is becoming increasingly popular is aluminum. There are several reasons you should choose aluminum fencing over other materials. If you are undecided, the following information can help you make the right decision for your fencing needs. Cost  When it comes to fencing, you can be looking at a major investment of several thousand dollars. The cost is based upon the type of fencing you choose, and...

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Wooden Fence Maintenance: Dos And Don’ts For Homeowners

Posted by on Oct 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Wooden Fence Maintenance: Dos And Don’ts For Homeowners

A wooden fence can add a great deal of cosmetic appeal to any property while also creating a boundary between your property and your neighbors’. However, like any fencing material, wooden fences require special care and maintenance to keep them looking their best and lasting for years to come. Specifically, there are some wooden fence maintenance dos and don’ts that you’ll need to keep in mind to protect your fence from warping, rotting, and falling apart. DO Apply a Sealant as Needed Water is any wooden fence’s worst...

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Tips For A Toddler-Safe Chain Link Fence

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For A Toddler-Safe Chain Link Fence

Safe yards begin with good fences. Chainlink is a durable and inexpensive option that works especially well for keeping toddlers and young children safe. While you likely know that your child shouldn’t play outside unsupervised, it’s still best to plan for distractions or the unexpected. The following tips will help ensure your fence is as safe as possible. Tip #1: The Right Height There is no single best height to ensure safety. For a standard yard with no attractive dangers, like a pool, opt for a fence that is high enough so a...

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Don’t Let A Dingy Fence Dampen Your Home’s Curb Appeal: Care For Fencing Materials

Posted by on Jul 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Don’t Let A Dingy Fence Dampen Your Home’s Curb Appeal: Care For Fencing Materials

Entropy is one of the immutable laws of nature. In its most basic form, the law of entropy can be explained as “things fall apart.” This law applies particularly to objects that are subjected to the full brunt of mother nature’s wrath. For example, a fence is out in the open and must contend with wind, blowing grit, humidity, rot, and so on. A run-down fence can make your whole home look unappealing, so one key to owning a home is to take proper care of your fence. What care you should take depends on the type of fencing...

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Looking For A New Fence? Here’s 3 Reasons Why You Should Go With Cedar

Posted by on Jun 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Looking For A New Fence? Here’s 3 Reasons Why You Should Go With Cedar

If you are looking to add a new fence to your home, cedar fencing can provide you with an attractive addition composed of natural wood. While cedar is only one type of available wood fencing, you can also choose from redwood, spruce and pine. The wood used to make fences can be sapwood or heartwood. Heartwood tends to be the stronger option, as it comes from deep within the tree. With sapwood, it is a lot closer to the tree’s surface. The type of wood used is going to determine how much your new fence is going to cost, as well as how...

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Four Tips To Help Your Utilize Space With A Vertical Garden On Your Fence

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Tips To Help Your Utilize Space With A Vertical Garden On Your Fence

If you have a small yard, space can be precious. You may not want to use part of your landscaping for things like vegetable gardens, herbs and flowers. If you have a fence on your property though, you also have vertical real estate to start any type of garden without interfering with your landscaping. Here are a few tips to help you with your vertical garden along your fence line: 1. Using Plastic Containers That Have Brackets For Metal Fencing Plastic containers can be a great addition to metal chain-link fences if you want a vertical...

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School Security: How Do Fences And Gates Make A Difference?

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on School Security: How Do Fences And Gates Make A Difference?

Have you ever been curious about how schools are keeping your kids safer? In the wake of school violence around the country, many educational institutions are looking at how they can keep their premises more secure and prevent unauthorized entry during the school day. Between 2000 and 2010, the number of public schools controlling access to their buildings went from 75 to 92 percent, and those controlling access to school grounds jumped from 34 to 46 percent. That’s good news for parents worried about an unauthorized visitor getting...

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