Invisible fences are advertised as being a relatively affordable, easy way to give dogs a safe access to the outdoors. However, many professional dog trainers and veterinarians have pointed out that invisible fences are actually very dangerous for dogs—not to mention ineffective. Here are some reasons why, when it comes to fencing in your dog, […]

A fence covered with climbing vines is a lovely feature that can help make your yard more private—but vines can also be very destructive to your fence and yard. Here are some tips for growing ivy, roses or another plant on your backyard fence this spring. Choose a Vinyl or Aluminum Fence As vines begin […]

If you’ve got a big dog, you know how hard it is to contain all that energy and joy. Unfortunately for him, that’s what you have to do if you don’t want him chasing cars, barking at passerby, or running off. Here are some things to consider when you’re choosing a fence to protect your […]

When you’ve finished your fence installation, you have three basic options: Painting it, staining it, or leaving the natural wood exposed. Below are the benefits and drawbacks of each option so that you can decide which one is the best for you. Fence Painting The main advantage of painting your fence is that you can […]

Chain link fences are by far the cheapest fencing option that are still effective at securing an area. However, just because a chain link fence is cheap and easy to install doesn’t mean it’s the best fencing material for your property. Read on to learn more about the drawbacks of chain link fences, and some […]

A new fence is one of the fastest, most affordable ways to give your home more curb appeal. Installing fencing around your property can also provide increased security and privacy; muffle irritating sounds and smells; and give a good impression to neighbors and visitors. Here are three things to consider when ordering a custom fence […]

If your fence is looking rough around the edges or has been damaged in a recent storm, you may be wondering whether to repair or replace it. Here, we will discuss common problems in wood, aluminum, and vinyl fences, and whether those problems warrant a simple repair or total fence replacement. Wooden Fence Repair Wood […]