Fences are an iconic part of homeownership. They can help you carve out a little outdoor sanctuary that’s all your own. They can protect your children and your pets. If you have a pool, they protect the neighborhood kids, too. But as simple and as straightforward as a fence might seem to be, building one does come with some common pitfalls. Failing to research the property line. You may think you know exactly where your property line is, but you should never assume. And you need to be thinking about building the fence just inside the line. If you build..
Building a fence isn’t like making other improvements on your property. You can paint a living room, fix your plumbing, and swap out your appliances without consulting anyone else, but fences impact the entire community. If you don’t talk to the right people before you get started you may find yourself having to rip out your fence before you begin. That’s why we wanted to put together this handy checklist, so you’d know exactly what to do. 1. Talk to your neighbor. Why would your neighbor get to weigh in on YOUR new fence? First, you both need to agree..
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..