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Getting Aluminum Fencing Installed? Know These Care Tips

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If you plan on getting new aluminum fencing installed around your home, you'll likely want to know how to care for the material to keep it in great shape. Thankfully, the maintenance on this material is fairly simple and can be done on your own. Carefully Wash The Aluminum If the fencing material looks dirty, it can be very tempting to go directly to using a harsh cleaning chemical on it.

22 July 2018

Modular Vinyl Fences

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If you own a home, you should think of it as a long term investment. That is, you need to take care of it and make sure everything is up to date so it retains its value. If you notice your neighbors are starting to make a bunch of home improvements, it might be time for you to do the same. When your neighbor start to make improvements, it could even make your home look older than it actually is.

23 April 2018

4 Benefits Of Having Guardrails On Your Porch

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Putting a porch on your property can offer you some advantages. This is the ideal way for you to enjoy your home. The good news is this doesn't typically take a great deal of time if you find the right individual to do the construction work. One thing you'll want to be sure to do is put guardrails in place for a variety of reasons and knowing many of the advantages of doing so may be helpful.

12 February 2018

Why Now Is A Great Time To Add A Fence To Your Property

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If you've been thinking about adding a fence to your property, you're making a great decision.  Fences lend structure to your home and help to define where the parameters of your property are.  However, as much as you may want to erect a fence around your house, you may be concerned about the money.  You're not sure if it will be worth it to build a fence and you don't want to make an unsound investment.

8 February 2017

Live In A Rural Community? Consider Chain-Link Fencing For Maximum Security

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Living in the middle of a major city sometimes makes it difficult for anyone to sneak onto your property. When close neighborhoods and homeowners work together to prevent crime, you may not see much of it at all. But living in a rural community drastically reduces the population around you, which also cuts down on help from neighbors. In these areas, it is important to take matters into your own hands to maximize security on your property.

13 October 2016

Comparing Painting And Staining Wooden Fences

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Wooden fences provide a natural and rustic aesthetic to the yard in which they are installed. However, their aesthetic is greatly altered depending on whether they are painted or stained. Despite altering the appearance of your wooden fence in drastically different ways, paint and stain also provide your fence with a distinctive set of advantages and drawbacks. Understanding the differences between painting and staining your wooden fence can help you choose the best option for your fence's needs.

2 September 2016

3 Keys To Maintaining Vinyl Fencing To Keep It Looking Like New

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Far more durable than wood and offering a non-corrosive surface, vinyl fencing has quickly became a popular fencing choice for residential and business property owners alike. When that new vinyl fence is installed, shiny and new, there is no doubt that you will appreciate the aesthetic appeal and durability and want that to last as long as possible. With the proper care and attention, your new vinyl fencing will look just as good several years down the road.

20 May 2016

3 Excellent Reasons To Install Railings Around Your Deck Or Patio

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If you are thinking about having a deck or patio built onto your home, this is a great location for you, your friends, and your family to enjoy the outdoors. When it comes to creating the perfect deck or patio setting, it is a good idea to consider adding a railing to go around this area. This article will discuss 3 excellent reasons to install railings around your deck or patio.

19 February 2016

Access Denied: 3 Reasons Your Electric Gate Might Not Be Working

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Security fences are a great way to protect your property. However, it can be difficult, not to mention time-consuming, to manually open the gate each time you leave or enter your property. That's why you also need an electric gate. With an electric gate, you'll gain access to your property with the click of a button. That is, until the gate malfunctions. Here are three common problems you might face with your electric gate.

26 January 2016

A Look Into The Past -- How To Design A Colonial Yard For Your Colonial House

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Designing a front yard that reflects the heritage of your Colonial-style home can be fun and rewarding. It adds to the enjoyment of a traditional American house style and creates a more historical feeling to the space. So, how do you get started? Here are a few tips for creating a Colonial yard.  Design Themes Colonial architecture and design was inspired by geometry and symmetry, which is reflected in the landscape and yard layout as well.

6 January 2016