After months of snow, ice and freezing weather your wood deck has likely taken a beating. Depending on the age of your deck, it may need some repairs or even a replacement. To help you figure out if your deck is safe and secure for this spring and summer, we’ve pulled together some warning signs to look out for.
When purchasing or building a new home, deciding whether or not to have a residential fence is one of the factors that helps turn a house into a home. For homeowners with children or pets, the perks to having a fence are obvious. A fence serves a dual purpose: keeping important family members and pets from wandering away but also keeping dangerous predators out.
The biggest, long-term cause of steel and aluminum fence damage is the changing weather conditions. Both time and extreme weather can cause your fences to fall into disrepair. Weather conditions can cause wear and tear on most fences, but using the right materials for your climate will increase the life of your fencing. There are several ways to keep a fence looking and performing its best over its lifetime.
While “good fences make good neighbors,” according to the old saying, that does not always take into account those neighbors from the animal kingdom that may like to visit your yard from time to time. Common fence damage problems to a wood fence or chain link fence are often the result of animal damage.
There are many ways to enhance home security, but if you are looking for an attractive way to better protect your home and property, look no further than an estate gate. A residential gate can provide added security, while giving you the peace of mind that comes from knowing that your loved ones are safe.
Fences function in a variety of ways, and are often a necessary yard feature for homeowners. Fences can act as barriers between properties, as a way to separate your yard from the street, to provide privacy, or to be decorative – acting as curtains do for a theater – setting the stage for you home. Whatever their purpose, they need to suit your property and be professionally installed. Oftentimes, a fence needs to provide several functions in order to be a good fit for your house. There are many fence design ideas, and there are pros and cons to each type of material used in their construction.