Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors

  • 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

  • Tips For Choosing The Best Fence For Your Vegetable Garden

    Garden fences serve many purposes, so knowing the main goal you have for your fence will help your contractor provide the best options to fit your needs. Generally, most garden fences are designed to keep things out, whether it's animals, kids and pets, or passers-by. Other reasons to consider a fence are to provide protection from heavy winds, increase vertical growing space, or for purely aesthetic reasons. Pest Protection If the sole purpose of your fence is for protection from animals or people, you will need to list the specific pests you want to protect against.

  • 3 Benefits Of Using Aluminum For Your Next Fencing Project

    Fences are a great addition to any property. Indeed, whether it is to simply frame your property or to make it safer, a good fence will never disappoint. However, when it comes time to build a fence, you'll notice that there are a wide array of materials you can build it out of. That begs the question, which is the best material to build out of? It's hard to say, as each type of materials has their own strength and weaknesses depending on your needs.

  • 3 Things To Consider When Choosing Fencing That Is Safe For Your Children

    Trying to figure out what type of fencing to install in your backyard can sometimes be tough, especially if you have children to think about. You want the fencing to be safe for your children, as well as effective for whatever purposes you may need it for. Here are three things that you should consider when choosing fencing that is safe for your children. Can Strangers See Through The Fence?

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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.