NC pool codes require that all below-ground swimming pools, both public and private, be surrounded by fencing that is at least four feet tall. But even if these regulations weren’t in place, there are many other great reasons to fence in your pool! Learn more below from our Charlotte custom fence company. Peace of Mind […]

Religious missionaries, political campaigners, door-to-door salespersons: If your front porch is starting to feel like the State Fair, you are probably ready to get these people off your property for good. Below are some tips from our Charlotte fence and gate company on dealing with solicitors and preventing them from approaching. (Yes, as you may […]

In our previous blog, we discussed how common it is for deer and other wildlife to become trapped in outdoor fences, and then die a slow, painful death if they are not discovered in time. Below are some ways to help private fences pose less of a danger to local wildlife. Always Bring Wire Cutters […]

As much as we like fences—we spend our whole work week installing them, after all—we have to admit that stories involving fences don’t usually provoke warm fuzzy feelings. Most fences are erected to keep people and animals out, not invite people in. That’s why it’s so heartwarming for us as Charlotte fence contractors to read […]

Here at James Fence & Gate, we’re always on the alert for news that involves fencing, which is why we couldn’t help but notice the large amount of deer that seem to be getting caught in fences this season. There’s one in Georgia that was saved by a sheriff’s deputy; one in Montana saved by […]

Have you ever passed a wooden fence with distinct features and wondered what they were called? You may have even gone online to explore fence styles and features, but been unable to articulate exactly what you were looking for. In today’s Charlotte wood fence blog, we’ll discuss some of the unique finishing touches you can […]

When a wooden fence starts to look shabby, it may seem easiest to just replace it entirely. But before spending the money and time on a fence replacement, consider repairing that old fence instead. Here’s how to complete three easy fixes for your wooden fence in Ballantyne. How to Reinforce a Weak Fence Post Whether […]

These days, it can often seem like backyards are getting smaller and smaller, especially in highly-populated areas like we have in Charlotte. Luckily, designers in places like New York and San Francisco have long dealt with this particular challenge, and have figured out some clever ways to maximize a small outdoor space. If you have […]

When choosing the right type of fence for your livestock, it’s important to remember that one fence won’t fit all. Each animal has different needs and preferences which will require a different fence. Below are some tips on how to choose the best fence for horses, cattle, hogs, and goats from James Fence & Gate. […]

If you’re considering investing in a new fence this summer, you can take some inspiration from one of the most important fences in the U.S.: the fence that separates the public from the White House front lawn. According to various news sources, construction is now underway to make the White House fence taller, tougher, and […]