Comparing Wood And Vinyl Fences

Many tract homes are built without fences. So, installing a new fence is one of the first home remodels that new homeowners invest in. While there might be homeowners association rules and building code you need to consider, you usually get to pick the material and style of your fence. This article looks at a few of the best fencing materials for residential usage. It specifically focuses on their maintenance requirements, so it should help you decide which is best for your needs. Read More 

Sprinkler Or Hose: Which Is The Best Option For Your Yard?

While surveying the areas to be watered, the homeowner can consider a number of options to utilize in order to water.  Those options could include using a soaking hose, ordinary hose, or sprinkler.  Consequently, their options for what water process to use could depend on a number of factors.  Those factors could include the size of the area to be irrigated or possible water restrictions.  Another factor that could be a determining factor as to whether a sprinkler or hose is the best option for the yard includes the lifestyle of the individual. Read More 

Why Vinyl Is A Great Alternative To Wood

There are very few exterior remodel projects that are as effective and fun as installing a new fence. Of course, the actual labor involved with fence installation might not be exciting, but the results can be very rewarding. You have to make some major decisions when choosing what type fence to install. Most important is choosing the right material for your home style and maintenance needs. This article looks at vinyl fencing and explains why it is such a popular material. Read More 

2 Signs Your Home’s Old Wrought Iron Fence May Need Replacing

If a section of your home's property is surrounded by a wrought iron fence that is has become worn with age, you may wonder if it may be time to replace it with a newer one. If so, look for the following signs that your home's old wrought iron fence may need replacing. Excessive Rust on the Surface Since iron is prone to oxidation, years of exposure to rain, snow, and ice may have made your fence start to rust. Read More 

3 Great Ideas To Add Privacy To An Outdoor Living Space

If you want to add more privacy to your home, there are improvements to your fence that can help. You may want to consider installing wood privacy fencing or using it as stand-alone privacy screens. There are also solutions like plant coverings and windscreens for other fencing materials. Here are a few ideas that will give your outdoor living space the privacy you desire: 1. Plant Covering for Chain Link and Privacy in Outdoor Spaces Read More