Things to Consider When Getting a Fence for Your Big Dog

Things to Consider When Getting a Fence for Your Big Dog

If you’ve got a big dog, your furry friend’s boundless vitality probably necessitates containment. A fenced-in yard is a good solution because it gives dogs a place to safely chase squirrels and run off some of that energy. The challenge, of course, is to find a fence...
Fall Fence Styling

Fall Fence Styling

One of the most charming things about fall is how well the season lends itself to decorations. You may have decorated your porch and hung a wreath on your door, but have you considered sprucing up your fence? If you’ve got a wooden fence, it’s easy to decorate it for...
Fall Preparation

Fall Preparation

Summer is almost over- is your fence ready for fall? Many of us take our fences for granted, but they need a little extra care as cooler weather approaches. Especially if you have a wooden, fence, it’s time to clean it up, shore it up, and make sure it’s ready to face...
Summer Deck Party

Summer Deck Party

Summer’s almost over, but there’s still time to squeeze in one more summer deck party. Fire up the grill one last time, have some friends and neighbors over, and make it the best backyard party you’ve ever had. Need some help? We’ve got some tips. The food’s the...

Is it Better to Paint or Stain a Fence?

If you’re thinking about installing a new wood fence, you might have questions about the finish. While you can choose to leave your fence bare, this may shorten its lifespan. Over time, an unfinished wood fence could warp, twist, split or develop mold. To protect it...
Child Safety

Child Safety

A fence serves many purposes. It enhances the look of a home, acts as a barrier to protect the privacy of the people who live in the house, deters intruders from making their way onto the property, and creates a secure environment for dogs to play, unencumbered by...

Best Yard Privacy Tips

Suburban homes continue to be built on increasingly smaller lots, even as the demand grows for outdoor living areas. When your neighbors’ homes overlook your yard, it’s easy to feel as though you live in a fishbowl. Whether your goal is to avoid prying eyes or shield...
How to Clean a Wood Fence

How to Clean a Wood Fence

A wood fence can be an asset to your home’s curb appeal, or it can be a real eyesore. How well you care for your fence has a great deal to do with whether it’s a bane or a boon. That’s because dirt and grime accumulate over the years, not only causing your fence to be...