Fencing Blog

Weather doesn’t have to be severe to cause damage to your wooden fence.  Most fences stand alone in the elements with no structural cover.  Therefore, it is inevitable that your fence will be affected by weather at some point during its lifetime.  This is normal.  What you need to be careful of is that you … Continue reading “How to Tell if Your Fence is Damaged by Weather”

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Fence vines, especially the flowering variety, can be a stunning addition to your landscape.  They are not only aesthetically pleasing, but they provide an extra level of privacy.  Unfortunately, if you are not careful, fence vines can be as damaging as they are beautiful. Choosing the right kind of vine, along with proper fence maintenance, … Continue reading “Do’s and Don’ts of Fence Vines”

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No time is better than the spring to start planning your fence installation in Pittsburgh. Not only will it be easier to schedule a professional fence company, but you may find yourself receiving a better deal during the slower season. Plus, if you wait until summer, you will have less time to enjoy your new … Continue reading “Preparing for Spring Fence Installation”

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Inexpensive to install, chain link fences are a popular choice among homeowners for their durability and affordability. This budget-friendly option allows you to enclose large areas for the safety of children and pets, as well as for property designation. As this is a wise investment for many, you must be aware that maintenance is required … Continue reading “Proper Chain Link Fence Maintenance”

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If you are planning on installing a wooden fence around your property or already have one, it is important to understand the necessary steps to regularly maintain it.  Without proper care, your fence is susceptible to fence rot. Fence rot, which is common in wooden fences, is characterized by the deterioration of the wood. Left … Continue reading “How to Prevent Fence Rot”

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Fall has officially begun in the Pittsburgh area.  It’s time to enjoy football games, pumpkin patches, autumn festivals and apple cider. As homeowners, we also know that translates into prepping our yards, especially before the snow begins to fall.  Ensuring that your fence is ready to withstand the changing seasons is a must at this … Continue reading “Preparing Your Fence for Fall Weather”

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