How To Clean And Paint Your Powder Coated Aluminum Fence

Powder coated aluminum fencing adds an attractive look to your yard with very minimal maintenance. There are, however, times when you need to paint over your fence to improve its appearance. Here are some tips to help you through this process of preparing and painting to give your aluminum fence a new look. Decide to Paint Your Fence When you have an aluminum fence installed on your home's property, the aluminum material has been coated with a special treatment that can last for many years without showing signs of wear. [Read More]

Tips For Using Chain-Link Fencing That Is Safe For Your Toddler

As a parent, you may be looking for ways to ensure that your toddler is safe while playing in your backyard. One way to do that is by using chain-link fencing. It's inexpensive, durable, and helps keep children from wandering away from the safety of your backyard. Selecting The Correct Height There 's not a single recommendation for the height a fence needs to be to provide safety in all situations, but there are some guidelines to consider. [Read More]

Blown Away -- How To Build A Privacy Fence While Battling A Windy Climate

Living in an area that regularly suffers from high winds can make landscaping and hardscaping a challenge. Constant wind can damage privacy barriers, making the search for a backyard haven even more difficult. But there are some ways to build a privacy fence that will stand up to the elements. Here are a few tips for any yard. Go Semi-Solid. Contrary to popular belief, simply building a solid wooden fence may not be the best solution to protect against wind. [Read More]

Music To Your Ears—3 Ways To Block Noise Out Of Your Yard

If you live close to a busy road, noise from passersby and traffic can be a constant concern. But there are a few things you can do to make your yard more relaxing and quiet. Here are 3 methods for any budget or yard.  The Right Fencing Simply putting up a fence may not solve the problem. The key is to build the right kind of fence to block sound. There should be no gaps in your fence, since these are spots in which noise and vibrations can simply slip through. [Read More]