When it comes to real estate, many people wonder whether or not a fence increases appraisal value. At Pacific Fence & Wire, we thought we’d look into this question. Does a fence increase appraisal value? There are certainly wrinkles in the appraisal process that affect price and perceived value. And, of course, different appraisers have… Read more »
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A repaired or new fence can add value to your property, add privacy, or add a decorative aspect to your yard, but there’s a few things to know before you jump feet first into a new fence. Here’s your guide to planning for a new fence. Should I Repair or Replace my Fence? Before determining… Read more »
Please join us as we extend our best wishes to Lewis Rose is retiring after more than 45 years with the Pacific Fence family. He is a one of a kind worker and represents everything good about “old school”. His character, company, loyalty, knowledge and dedication to hard work will be difficult to replace. He… Read more »
Flowering vines cascading over a wood fence have a rustic charm. However, if you want your fence to last, allowing vines to grow on wood structures isn’t a good idea. Some climbing vines have claws that cling and work into the boards. Other plants wrap, twine or sprawl over a fence.
Did your fence survive the season? Oregon and Washington were hit with several weather whammies this winter. Floods, ice, wind and even a tornado swept through the area. Now that the worst of nature’s fun is over for the season (we hope!), it’s time to check your fence for damage.
Picket fences have been gracing American yards since Colonial times. The early fences were probably made from whatever wood was readily available. The open design stretched resources because the pickets alternated with open space. The slats only needed to be close enough to keep animals, and possibly kids, from getting in or out of a… Read more »
Tom Sawyer may have made whitewashing a picket fence sound fun, but many homeowners know better—the tedious work is nothing to look forward to. If you’re tired of spending hours in the sun whitewashing your home’s picket fence, then there is good news! If you choose vinyl fencing, you’ll never have to worry about whitewashing… Read more »
Having a pool on your property is undoubtedly an enviable luxury — yet there are one or two issues, namely safety and privacy. A fence can solve both those issues — but which fence should you choose for your pool? It depends on where your priorities lie. Read on to learn more.
The housing market is finally on the mend, and it’s evident in Portland Oregon as well as elsewhere around the nation. Almost six hundred thousand people live in the Portland area, and it’s known as one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the nation. If you’re in the area and are thinking of selling… Read more »
This year Pacific Fence and Wire is celebrating 90 years of fencing in the Pacific Northwest. In 1921, a German-born immigrant named Eugene Schoenheit, manfucatured his first chain link fence in Oregon. It was the begining of Pacific Fence and Wire Company. Since then, four generations have built a tradition of dependability and quaility in… Read more »