Three More Tips for Winter Fence Maintenance and Care

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..

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How to Avoid Damaging Your Fence with a Weed Eater

Fence lines, the edges of buildings, and mail box posts all have one thing in common; they need a weed eater to help keep your lawn looking trim and neat. Lawn mowers just won’t reach into that space, and no one wants to have to get on their hands and knees to trim the grass with clippers. However, if you’re someone with a really strong weed eater, you run the very real risk of damaging your wooden fence.To remedy the problem, you can purchase fence post protectors, or you can make your own with supplies you’ve likely already got lying..

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Three Unusual Ideas for Decorating Your Fence

Often, a fence is overlooked as an opportunity for decorating your back yard. Most folks don’t go beyond a couple of coats of plain paint or a stain, which is a shame, because there’s a lot you can do to a fence to make it a truly unique work of art. Unique Painting Ideas Instead of going with plain white or a colored stain, try out a palette of two or three colors to paint. Alternate with a new color every three or four panels for a striped look. If you’ve got artistic talent, or if you want to give..

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