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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Installing Fences Around Your Trees

When it comes to building a fence in your back yard, there are a lot of factors you need to consider. Trees can present a rather large challenge if they’re located close to the line where you intend to build. If you damage your tree’s large root system, it can leave the tree vulnerable to disease or death. Even clipping the smaller roots can impair healthy growth. On the other hand, if you’re not careful, a fence can be severely damaged by rampant root growth, causing buckling and upheaving. Posts could be pushed out of alignment over time, and you’ll..

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The Best Wood Brightener and Cleaner Brands for Cedar Fences

In a previous post we promised we’d get around to talking about the best wood brighteners, just as we once took the time to tell you all about the best oil-based fence stains. We’ve found four brands we feel pretty comfortable recommending based on reviews we’ve read and from what customers have told us over the years. Restore-a-Deck This deep cleaner can even break down grey wood cells, making it the perfect product for restoring grey cedar fences.

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