Thursday, 26 February 2015

Types of Wood for Fencing Solutions

Wood fences can be a great choice for any space. With a wide variety of options, there’s sure to be a choice that fits your aesthetic and budget. When deciding between the different materials available for wood fences, it’s important to keep in mind your climate, price point, and the maintenance level involved.


Cedar is a very popular choice for wooden fences. It is characteristically low-maintenance, does not warp or shrink, and offers a pleasing aroma. However, it is usually more expensive than other material options.


A popular alternative to cedar posts, cypress is resistant to bugs and can have small knots throughout the wood, adding character to your fence.

A well-liked choice for fences, pine is relatively inexpensive and pressure-treated boards will help the wood to deter insects and stave off decay.Pine is especially good in areas with more rainfall as the pressure-treated boards help repel water. Properly treated pine boards can also last for decades.


Because of its beautiful deep red color and natural durability, redwood is a popular fencing choice. Redwoods are also highly resistant to rot and infestations, but they are typically the most expensive fencing option.

When installing a wood fence, you’ll need to remember to apply a waterproofing solution to help the wood repel water, maintain its characteristic color, and to prevent rot. Taking proper care of your wood fence will help your investment to last longer and preserve its beautiful character.

A Zen-styled Fence

Soft wood and custom framing give this fence a decidedly zen feel. With clean lines and the light look of unfinished wood, it is an ideal backdrop for a landscape of layered greens and brightly-colored more

Residential Fences to Consider for Your Home

A fence can help corral pets and children, prevent wayward wanderers from entering your yard, and it can also be a beautiful asset to your property. Finding the right fence for your home may depend on your budget, property size, and the fence’s main purpose.


Wood fences are a popular choicefor homeowners because of the visual appeal they can add to your home. They can alsocreate privacy, help muffle nearby noise, and they are cheaper to repair if they are damaged. The price for wood fencing can vary depending on the type and amount of wood, and although they may be cheaper upfront, wood fences do require much more maintenance than other fencing options, which can add up over time.


Requiring little to no upkeep, vinyl fencing is a popular option for its durability and pleasing look. Vinyl can be difficult and costly to repair, however, and expensive to install. Vinyl provides a clean look for yards while also giving homeowners some seclusion and the ability to block out noise.

Chain link:

A very inexpensive and low-maintenance fencing option, chain link fences are incredibly utilitarian. They do a good job of keeping pets and children safe and offering peace of mind for parents and pet owners.

Wrought Iron Elegance

The strength and heft of iron is what makes it such a timeless material. This spear-shaped wrought iron fencing in a luxurious black coating adds class and grace to any yard or park. Imagine the visual boost it will give to your more

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Mix and Match

The perfect combination of fencing is matched by a verdant mixture of lively plants, bushes and flowers. Your tennis court or sports area can also benefit from a highly functional chain-link fence paired with a more elegant wooden perimeter more

Steel Fencing to Enhance Security and Maintain Visibility

Fences come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes and materials. Common materials used to build fences include wood, vinyl, chain link and steel. Steel fencing has many advantages for your property including prime security with a good amount of visibility.

Steel fences come in an array of heights allowing you to choose something that is difficult to climb. They are also known for their strength, which guards you from burglary and at the same time the perfect fence for keeping pets in your yard. If you are looking for something to guard a business building, steel fences are the prime option because they can easily be topped with spikes or other security devices to keep intruders out.

Installing a steel fence is a great way to add style and elegance to any property. It allows those that are within the fence to continue to see the world beyond the fence, but it also lets the outsiders behold the beauty within the fenced area. If you are looking for something that offers a lot of privacy, a steel fence isn’t for you.