Present a Fence Proposal To Your HOA

We mentioned in our Fence Building Checklist that you are going to have to work with your Homeowner’s Association on your fence project. If you don’t follow their guidelines, you may face fines and even be forced to remove your fence! It’s important to do your research before you begin your project or make any final decisions. Your HOA may have a surprising number of fence-related rules. They can dictate the style, height, and type of fence. They may also have standards for fence upkeep and maintenance. You can find your HOA rules, including those about fences, in a..

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Will You Be Ready When Scammers Knock on Your Door?

In a previous post we gave you some pointers for spotting a fencing scam. Today, we’re just going to remind you to brush up on those pointers, and to do your homework when you hire anyone to do any kind of work on your home. Some recent stories from right here in the state of Wisconsin say that there are still plenty of people out there who will happily cheat anyone they can. Even hiring a preacher might not help you. Though this guy may just be really bad at his job, he nevertheless has left..

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Fun Backyard Winter Activities to Enjoy

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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