Summer is now officially here. If you haven’t tackled certain fence maintenance tasks already, you’ll want to do so now. Hit them within the next week or so to make the most of your beautiful, fence-enclosed back yard for the rest of the season. If you have a wooden fence… Check its appearance. It may just need to be cleaned and brightened. However, if it’s been a couple of years since you last addressed your fence there’s a good chance it will need a solid pressure washing. Once you’ve pressure washed your fence you’ll need to decide whether..
Even the best fences start to show signs of wear and tear eventually. Though a northern white cedar fence lasts longer than most (15-30 years) eventually it will come to the end of its lifespan. And even before it does, winter weather, neighbors, and other unforeseen events can cause damage. If you want to save money, it’s important to know when a fence can be saved, and when it can’t. Much depends on what’s wrong with the fence. Discoloration Discoloration is, in general, one of the easiest and cheapest problems to solve. A good pressure washing will kill..
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..