Owning your own home is a dream come true for many. Whether you dream of a suburban paradise or a country cottage, the feeling of holding the keys to your very own home is one of sheer joy. And once the keys are in your hand, you can start to put your stamp on your new property with your favourite colour combinations, fencing for the yard and that perfect lawn you’ve always wanted.
Many homeowners struggle with the decision to install fencing at their home or continue dealing with having less privacy, security and safety on a daily basis.
Choosing the right residential fencing for your home can be overwhelming. With so many different choices on the market in terms of colour, design and materials, it’s important to take some time to ensure you make the right choice for your needs.
Deciding to build a fence around your house is a wise decision, however when you start to investigate the different options available it can be overwhelming. There are more things to consider than you may first have thought. What style do you want? How high do you want the fence to be? Do you just want a boundary or do you want privacy? Depending on your requirements, different fencing options might work, however, in many different instances, a steel fence is a great choice.
A fence is a great addition to any home, making your property more aesthetically pleasing, increasing privacy and defining boundaries. However, when you live in an area with strong winds, there are a few additional things that you need to consider to ensure that your fencing will stand up to the elements. Residential fencing can be damaged if it is not installed properly in a windy location and you want to ensure that your new fence lasts for many years to come.
These days, a fence can be used to add a whole new dimension to your garden, whether you grow things up it or through it, hang things off it, or a combination of all three. To give you some inspiration, we’ve dug up some stunningly simple vertical garden ideas to turn your fence into a talking point.
Stain your wooden fence for the first time.
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There are many factors that will shorten the life of your fence, including susceptibility to mould, UV rays and termites. Not only does staining your fence give your property a fresh new look, it also protects your wood from these elements, which will in turn extend the life of your fence.
Imagine your ideal backyard. It may feature water elements creating soothing sounds, vegetables flourishing in orderly rows, wildflowers growing along stone pathways or mature trees creating shade over a wooden patio. Read more
Building a fence is a major undertaking, with many factors to be considered such as price, durability and appearance. According to the Seattle Times, one factor that should be a priority is the environmental impact of materials. Read more