A Straight Up Fence Company Blog

Within the pages of our fence blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to fencing.

It’s the time of year to check your fences

Sorry to mention this, but summer is drawing towards its endpoint. After that, the chills of autumn and then the wilds of winter can wreak havoc on fences that are not as secure or as strong as they once were. You might have board and post fencing that was installed a generation ago. Or chain…
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Make your home the star of the street!

Have you ever been driving down the road looking for a friend’s house and got really frustrated because it is so hard to read everybody’s house numbers? There is an easy way to remedy that problem. You can have a short stone, brick, or block decorative column built by your driveway. This is the perfect…
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How about staining – rather than replacing – your old fences?

Sometimes, of course, a fence is damaged or aged beyond repair or renovation. Often, though, it is simply looking a bit tired or distressed and can be given new life with a stylish face-lift. A professional fence company can undertake a process which involves using pressure washing and cleaning techniques to remove the old ‘skin’.…
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Increase your security with driveway gates

Security is, unfortunately, becoming more of a concern across the country and in the Denver area. When you install driveway gates you are not only increasing the curb appeal of your home, you are taking your security to the next level. Don’t leave your safety to chance, install driveway gates today and protect your home.…
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Which type of fence should I choose?

With the many styles and types available, choosing a new fence for your property can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. 3 questions to ask when considering fencing To narrow down your choices, ask yourself these questions: How much privacy do I want my new fence to provide? How big…
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Looking for a privacy fence? Here is what you should consider

The right to privacy is something which is treasured by many, and some opt to construct a fence. However, there are some considerations that should be made before doing so: 1. Height and spacing Identify the height and spacing of your fence that you want to build, which will guarantee the privacy you desire. The…
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Fence etiquette – the unwritten neighborhood rules

Fences are a great addition to any property. They can provide privacy or safety as well as creating clear neighborhood boundaries. Fences, however, are a home improvement that affects more than just your family. Fences affect your neighbors as well, and there is some etiquette to follow because of this. Before adding fences to your…
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Choosing the right Denver fence company

Choosing a company to fix your fence in Denver may seem like a simple task, but it is important for you to understand that not all fence companies are the same. There are a few important steps you need to take when choosing the right company for your fences, fence gates, and fence repair needs.…
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The Shared Fence and Being an Awesome Neighbor

Here at A Straight Up Fence Company in Denver, we know that good fences can make good neighbors, but knowing proper etiquette for a shared fence can save you from headaches and other trouble. Today we share our tips to help keep you and your neighbor on friendly terms. And of course, once you’re both…
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3 Great Reasons to Invest in a Cedar Fence

We know you have many choices available when it comes to the type of wood for building a fence. You could choose bamboo, pine, fir, redwood and many, many more. You may think there is not much of a difference. In some minds, wood is wood. In reality, there can be a wide difference and…
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Design Tips for Installing Wrought Iron Fencing You’ll Love

Wrought iron fencing is classy and timeless, adding a stylish aesthetic and increased value to your home. However, there are so many design considerations before you install a wrought iron fence that it can be hard to decide how to start your fencing plans. Here’s the ultimate guide to all things wrought iron fencing, to…
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