Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

  • Three Cedar Fence Designs For Homeowners Who Value Privacy

    Cedar is a popular fencing material because it naturally resists rot, repels insects like termites, lasts for ages, and has an attractive, natural look. You can talk with a contractor, like Homestead Fence, to see what options would suit your home. Here are some privacy fence designs you may want to consider: Stockade-Style Fences This style consists of flat boards placed next to one another, each in a vertical orientation. A single layer of narrower planks is laid across the top of the fence to hold them all together.

  • 7 Ways to Spruce Up the Appearance of Your Fence

    Whether it is a privacy fence or a garden fence, there are plenty of ways you can decorate it so that it stands out. Here are a few ideas to help you spark some of your own creative ideas. 1. Shadow Boxes You may have shadow boxes on your walls on the inside of your home. These are also excellent ideas to use outside. You can use leftover wood from when the fence itself was built, or you can purchase new wood to use.

  • Choosing The Best Electric Fence

    Looking for an electric fence? Check out this list of important choices that you may have to make, to get the right kind of fencing for any property. Temporary or Permanent Fencing One of the first choices you have to make about fencing is whether to install something quick and easy that will only be there a short time, or something else that's more of a permanent installation. All temporary electric fencing may use easy step-in rods, cheaper wire and more disposable materials, permanent installations are often added to stabilize fence posts that are going to be in place for the long haul.

  • 2 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Putting In A Fence

    Many homeowners choose to install a fence around their yard. In fact, if done right, you can actually improve the resale value of your home by putting in a fence. This is why it is important that before you choose a fence for your property that you think of a couple different things that will determine the fence you need. Here are a couple things to consider before installing a fence.

  • Sprucing Up Your Iron Fence With Color

    If you have an ornamental iron fence adorning your property, you may have considered changing the coloring to either make it more noticeable or to make it blend in. Painting iron fencing is not that difficult to do on your own with the help of some household tools. Here are some instructions for you to use when adding color to your own fence. Materials You Will Need Wire brush Fine-grit sandpaper Bucket of water Non-abrasive sponge Clean piece of microfiber cloth Rust-inhibiting primer Paint in color of choice Paintbrush Tarp Removing Old Paint

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    Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

    I love my dog, but my dog loves my neighbor's yard. My adopted Labrador needs hours of playtime each day to stay fit, but she used to be a master of escaping no matter how close of an eye I kept on her. After a few too many holes dug in flower beds, I splurged on a tall chain link fence and finally ended her romps on other properties. Now my neighbors smile and wave when we meet in our shared driveway instead of giving me a wary look. Sharing my new found love for fences is just one way I hope to give back to others.