Choosing the Right Fence When You Sell Your Home

We recently attended the spring NARI home show, like we do every year. One of the questions we found ourselves answering a great deal was whether or not a fence would help homeowners improve property values when it was time to sell. May, the month realtors suggest is the very best month to put a house on the market, is fast approaching, and so selling is on a lot of minds. We aren’t sure it would be accurate to say that a fence adds anything to the dollar value of the home. If you’re..

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When is the Best Time to Install a Fence?

Many customers ask whether we install fences in winter. The answer is yes, we do, as long as the ground isn’t frozen. And believe it or not, the colder months are often an ideal time to install–especially during the month of November. During November, we’re still mostly looking at flurries, but the leaves on the trees are more or less gone. This means we have a little less work to do if there are trees on the fence line which need to be trimmed. No foliage in our way means the installation goes that much faster. Another advantage..

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Why You Don’t Want a DIY Vinyl Fence

A vinyl fence can be a lovely addition to any back yard. They’re very easy to care for. They can be any color you want, and you never have to paint them. In short, they’re a great solution for busy homeowners. But only if you have them professionally installed. Otherwise, you could run into some serious problems. Cheap gets expensive. First, let’s talk about big box store pricing for vinyl fencing. Sometimes, you’ll open up the paper and see what appear to be some great deals. Unfortunately, when you go into the..

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