Anything that’s made of wood can be prone to mold, especially when the weather turns wet. That’s why we gave you some ideas for removing mold from a fence in one of our previous posts. We’ve also talked about how to prevent snow mold. However, we apparently missed at least one simple and inexpensive mold-cleaning method: OxiClean. It looks like it works pretty well, so we thought we’d share this information. Check out the results and the method in the video below. Though we haven’t tried it ourselves yet, it looks like one really big advantage of using..
Technically, removing a fence isn’t really that hard. You can use a hammer to pull the boards off the rails. Then, the posts need to be dug up and removed. Sounds like something any child can do, right? Not so fast. Remember that the posts are usually mounted with concrete and gravel. You need specialized equipment to remove them. It’s not something you’re going to want to do with a sledgehammer. In fact, you can hurt yourself in the attempt. Even professionals get hurt while doing this type of work sometimes. If you’re going to get a new..
A fence is a big investment, so it’s natural to wonder if homeowner’s insurance will step in should something happen to it. We thought we’d take a moment to talk about that. Here’s the short answer: yes…if you have the right coverage. Fortunately, the coverage type you need is pretty common. It’s called “other structures” coverage, and it’s the same coverage that protects, say, your garage. Take out your policy and have a look at what it says. If “other structures coverage” is missing then call your insurance agent to get it added. Insurance will not cover everything that could..