articles

  • Tips for Taking Care of the Control Box for Your Electric Gate

    Electric gates can be a great security addition to the home. The control box is the one of the most important parts of the system that keeps everything working and secure, so make sure to take care of it. Keep reading to learn about a few tips to do so. Make Sure Pests Cannot Get into the Box The control box looks like a small, sealed metal box that sits very close to the electric gate.
    [Read More]

  • How Chain-Link Border Fencing Will Benefit Your HOA Pool Construction Project

    Constructing a new HOA swimming pool is a great way to increase the perceived value of each home within the community, which in turn is sure to maximize interest among potential buyers. Swimming pools make for the perfect gathering place and allow neighbors to socialize with a game of cards or while sharing some lunch poolside. With several weeks' worth of construction to endure before the new HOA pool will be ready for use, it's a good idea to incorporate a temporary chain-link border fence around the project area – here's why:
    [Read More]

  • How To Convert Your Backyard Fence Into Your Own Grapevine

    There are many ways that you can enhance and beautify the look of your backyard, especially with plants. A fence can create a plain-looking view in your yard, so why not add a grapevine to your fence that will grow grapes for you each summer and fall? Here are some tips to help you convert your fence into a grapevine trellis and successfully plant grapevines. Install Grapevine Support on Your Fence 
    [Read More]

  • 4 Important Privacy Fence Etiquette Tips

    There are plenty of good reasons to consider erecting a privacy fence around your property. You may simply be seeking privacy, or you may want the additional benefits of being able to keep children and pets safe from the road, or you may be looking for a little extra home security. Whatever your reasons, it's important to keep in mind that your fence may affect your neighbors as well as yourself.
    [Read More]

  • How To Install Rolled Bamboo As A Privacy Screen Or Decorative Cover For A Chain Link Fence

    If you are looking to add some privacy or decor to a chain link fence, then one of simplest and most-attractive options available is using rolled bamboo. It is affordable and easy to install and requires only a few basic tools and materials. Below is more information on rolled bamboo and how you can use it to cover your chain link fence: Covering a chain link fence with rolled bamboo - an introduction
    [Read More]

  • Is Your Dog An Escape Artist? 3 Common Canine Escape Tricks And How To Foil Them

    You know your dog loves you, but sometimes you wonder if it's trying to drive you nuts. Many dogs are just too smart for their own good, and once they figure out how to escape a fence, it isn't long before they're doing it all the time. Here are a few ways you can reign in your adventurous pooch and secure your yard. Escape Trick #1: Leaping Or Climbing Over The Fence
    [Read More]

  • 3-Step Guide For Using Homemade Cleaners On Your Cedar Wood Fencing

    If you have a privacy fence made of cedar, you may have chosen the material based on the wood's benefits, such as its resistance to rotting and warping. Although the wood is durable and does not deteriorate easily, you may still need to clean your fence periodically. If so, use the following three-step guide for using homemade cleaners to do the job. Step 1: Rub Stained And Mildewed Areas With Baking Soda Paste
    [Read More]

  • Three Tips For Choosing The Right Fence

    Installing a fence on your property is a great way to improve both its outside appearance and its privacy. However, installing a fence is not a small project, and there are several factors that you should consider before jumping in. Here are three tips to help you choose the perfect fence for your property. Determine Your Specific Needs When you ask someone what the purpose of a fence is, most would simply answer "
    [Read More]

  • 5 Things To Remember When Installing Your First Fence

    When it comes to installing a new fence, experience is the key to success. However, everyone has to start somewhere! If this is your first attempt at carrying a DIY installation, read the five tips below to get you off on the right track: Know Your Boundaries! The most important thing you need to know before building a fence is where your property ends and your neighbor's begins. Even if the couple next door are your best friends, the next ones might not be so friendly so it's best to avoid any situations arising by sticking to your own lot.
    [Read More]

  • Keep Rabbits Out Of Your Garden With A Chain-Link Fence

    With the advent of spring, lots of things begin emerging from the ground. This is an exciting time of year for gardeners, as flowers, vegetables and fruits start sprouting up. It also can be a frustrating season, though, for gardeners who must deal with rabbits. This year, prevent rabbits from destroying your garden by installing short chain link fencing before they come up from their holes. An Effective Measure Against Rabbits
    [Read More]