Do you want to see over your fence or keep prying eyes out?

Some folks prefer complete privacy; others like to be able to see a little of what is happening in the outside world. Whichever is your preference, here are a couple of fence/gate combinations that will work a treat. Firstly, for that added touch of privacy, we can install a 6-foot fence and beautiful cedar wood…

Dumpster keeps

Keeps were fortified towers built into European Castles during the Middle Ages. Which is somehow apt when talking about dumpster enclosures. As they are also useful ‘keeps’, as in… Keeps animals out – while wildlife enclosures might be enjoyable in proper locations, your back yard becoming a home for scavenging and even dangerous animals is…

Are you fed up opening and closing your gates?

It’s a hassle, stopping the car, getting out, opening the gates, getting back in, driving through, stopping, going back to close the gates. While it might be little more than a hassle during the balmy days of spring, summer, and autumn, it can become a real bind when the howling, freezing winds of a Coloradan…

Fall fence maintenance tips

Is your fence prepared for the winter? If not, here are some fall fence maintenance tips to ensure it is. Wood fencing Wood fences are susceptible to warping and rot through winter. Hence, it’s vital to keep debris and wet leaves off your wood fence. Waterproofing can also help keep it in good condition through…

Why are preseason fence and retaining wall inspections so important?

Home and business owners who place fences right behind or on top of retaining walls face unique challenges as compared to fence owners who don’t combine the two features. Consider the following: Ground settling can cause a retaining wall to lose support in spots, which can also cause a fence atop it to experience structural…

Do I need fence staining?

Yes, you do. It’s no secret that your fence provides security and privacy for you and your loved ones. However, without proper care, your fence is more susceptible to damage from rot, water, and insects, reducing its life span. Luckily, staining your fence every two to three years helps in preserving its function and look.…

Increase your home safety with handrails

Many homeowners assume handrails only boost the curb appeal of a home or yard. However, they are vital in ensuring the safety of you and your loved ones when entryways and stairs get icy. They also help elderly individuals and toddlers walk up and down the stairs with ease. Therefore, you should consider adding a…

A positive stain on your character!

We know the phrase ‘a stain on your character’ is usually used in a disparaging sense – but not here! When considering rejuvenating an existing fence – or adding a superb finishing touch to a new one – then a wise choice of stain actually adds a great deal in terms of style and character.…

4 tips for maintaining your split rail fence

Split rail fences are a great way to fence your home without completely blocking your view. They’re ideal for homeowners with pets, children, or livestock who want a long-lasting and durable fencing solution. However, split rail fences require a lot of maintenance to remain functional and long-lasting. Here are four maintenance tips for your split…

Face-lifting a fence

You might think that, if your fence is looking old and gray, it’s simply time to replace it. You might well be right, but it can equally be the case that it might only require a professional face-lift. This process starts with a thorough power wash, which strips off the outer skin. Often, this reveals…
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