Marylou Stanley Fence, 2018-07-16 11:42:43. As always when hiring a contractor, combine related projects to get better value, get multiple bids on any job, check the BBB and licensing department for complaint history, and be sure to verify references and inspect prior work before making your final selection - the lowest cost quote for the wood privacy fence installation may not save money in the long run if the job is done with poor workmanship, low quality materials, or the contractor doesn't stand behind their work
Margie Hinton Fence, 2018-07-18 19:21:11. Obviously, the size of the area to be fenced is the single biggest factor that determines the cost to install a fence (all other factors being equal). Most wood fences are installed in 8 foot sections so measure the perimeter of the property using a reel tape measure or surveyor's wheel and divide by 8. Pace off the distance to get a rough estimate or for existing fences count the existing fence posts and measure the length of 1 panel. The height of the fence will also have a major impact on the cost - most suburban privacy fences are six foot tall picket fences in one of the many styles. Eight foot and ten foot heights are also options for additional security, to obscure eyesores or for sound control purposes.
Marylou Stanley Fence, 2018-07-16 11:42:43. Quality Installation is the key to a successful fencing project. Do you know your Contractor? How long have they been in business? Are they licensed in your state? And are they bonded and insured and able to show you documentation? And does It matter to you if they have an actual business address versus working out of their truck? Check them out on Angie's List or with the Better Business Bureau. Ask about warranties, and always get a written estimate that spells out the materials, dimensions and installation methods. And any reputable Fence Builder will offer you a limited warranty on both labor and materials.
Reva Clements Fence, 2018-07-03 13:59:40. Fencing is at the crux of American homeownership. The vast majority of homes, young and old, rural and urban, utilize some type of fencing on the property. Fences serve a variety of purposes, from privacy to security to landscape appeal. And just as uses for fencing vary, so do the materials available for fence building. Wood, vinyl, aluminum, and iron fencing are all popular fencing materials. Each material has its own range of styles and grades.
Tanya Knox Fence, 2018-07-03 13:59:40. You get to go out there and build your vision
Melanie Chapman Fence, 2018-07-04 15:30:40. Maintaining and Repairing a Wood Fence Wood tend to wear out over time because of exposure to the elements and also because of the possibility of insect damage. Consequently, wood fences need to be regularly maintained with waterproof sealant. If you fence is painted, a fresh coat will need to be added once in a while. If your fence posts are severely damaged, you can replace the fence post or repair the rotting wood by adding reinforcement to it. The key for wood fences is to keep them regularly maintained so that it looks nice and continues to provide the privacy or decoration for your house and yard.
Lottie Ware Fence, 2018-07-04 15:30:40. Synthetic materials have been gaining in popularity because they are fundamentally maintenance free. As technology has improved, so has their durability and resemblance to real wood products. Synthetic fencing comes in numerous styles, colors and textures, and is virtually maintenance free. Material costs are higher, so consider the longer life of the fence and the time saved in low to no maintenance versus the extra upfront cost. But also look at the thickness of the products which can vary greatly. Lower grade vinyl fencing can be more likely to crack or break if accidentally hit with an object. More premium grades are much more durable and should come with great warranties.
Leanne Todd Fence, 2018-07-04 15:30:39. Chain-Link Fencing: The most common of types of fencing, chain-link can be utilized to safely divide boundaries, protecting children and pets as well as others for commercial and residential security. It is ideal for constructing kennels for dogs or other animals. Chain-link fencing is easy to build and install.
Priscilla Bentley Fence, 2018-07-04 15:30:39. The next step is to place other posts between the end posts. It is recommended to start out placing the posts eight feet apart. You can use a plumbing line made out of string and attached to the posts with nails to make sure that they are all the same height. Use the same technique to set these posts as you did on the end posts.
Marylou Stanley Fence, 2018-07-04 15:30:41. Two of the most popular woods used in residential fencing are pine and cedar. You'll hear the expression 'pressure treated pine' used often, but realize that process does not exempt the wood from potential damage from insects or weather. Pressure treating will help limit the breakdown of the wood, but additional sealers and periodic painting or staining are needed to extend the fence's lifespan and keep it's appearance from deteriorating. In almost any neighborhood, you can see fencing that has a driftwood gray hue. That's pressure treated pine that wasn't sealed and painter (or stained) after installation. Ideally, you'll seal your pine fencing and then paint or stain it every two years or as needed.
Rhea Dalton Fence, 2018-07-03 13:59:40. Deer Fences Despite being beautiful to behold and graceful movement, deer can destroy the most well-kept lawn within minutes. To avoid such catastrophe, you can install wrought iron fence designs or wood fence designs to make the backyard inaccessible by wildlife.
Suzette Hunter Fence, 2018-07-03 13:59:41. The length and height of the fence Do it yourself or hire a contractor Installing a new fence or replacing an existing fence? Material costs at your location
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