Winter Care for Your Gazebo

With winter truly settling in on us here in Milwaukee, it can be a rough time for your outdoor fencing and structures. The accumulation of snow can damage wood with its weight, and when it melts then refreezes, it can wreak some real havoc. In previous articles, we’ve mentioned some tips for Winter Care for your Pergola and How to Protect Your Fence in Winter. Gazebo owners need to take heed too! Just like your fence or pergola, a gazebo needs maintenance during the harsh, winter months. Apply Water Sealant While vinyl gazebos don’t need much..

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Fun Backyard Winter Activities to Enjoy

Backyard winter fun

The holidays may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you have to let the doldrums follow. For many people, the end of the holiday rush can bring some much-needed quiet and relaxation, but for others, it’s often a let-down. There’s not much to look forward to until the first blush of spring color. You can keep up the level of holiday energy with some healthy, fun-filled activities that won’t bust your budget. Many of these you can enjoy in the comfort and privacy of your own backyard! Build Snowforts and Have Snowball Fights Get the blood pumping with a..

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Three More Tips for Winter Fence Maintenance and Care

Winter Fence

From our family to yours, we wish you a happy holiday season! Although winter won’t officially hit until the 22nd of December, we’re already seeing snow, and it won’t be long until we’re pretty much buried in it. This can wreak some serious havoc for your fences, whether they’re made of wood or metal. With some care and prevention, however, you can minimize the damage before they it turns into costly repairs. A couple of years ago, we offered some advice on this topic, with 4 Tips on How to Protect a Wood Fence in Winter. This information..

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