The Different Wooden Farm Fence Designs

As much as big red barns and wraparound porches, nothing exudes down-home, rural aesthetics as wooden farm fence designs. Whether it’s the clean, distinctive three-rail fence, the barbed wire held up by wooden posts, or weathered logs stacked up, you know you’ve gone beyond the outskirts of town and into the agricultural landscape. These fences can be made from a variety of materials, can be painted or left natural, can be utilitarian or just for…

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Farm Fence Solutions

From grand-scale operations that feed an entire area to hobbyists looking to feed their families, farms are an important part of any community in the United States. When dealing with animals or large swathes of land, fencing plays a vital role in keeping the animals where they belong. If you’re thinking about starting your own little farm, or need help with an existing fence, here are a few farm fence solutions to consider. Along with…

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Does A Fence Add Value To Your Home?

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The real estate market is in full throttle and prices are going, if you’ll excuse the pun, through the roof. 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 a home, you’ll want to do everything that you…

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Do I need a fence around my swimming pool?

A pool is a fantastic addition to your Pacific Northwest backyard – there’s nothing more refreshing than taking a dip into a cool pool on a hot day! While your pool needs to be kept clean, there are also some important safety features to it that need to be considered, including access to the pool area. Fences not only create a barrier for protection and safety but also add to the overall aesthetics of the…

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Rot Board Fence

If you are looking to prolong the life of your fence, installing a rot board is a must-do. Debris, dirt, grass, rodents, and other outside elements could cause damage to the fence – especially at the bottom of the fence where it is exposed. What is a rot board? A rot board is a pressure-treated piece of lumber that is installed horizontally along the bottom part of your fence. It can be placed inside or…

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Can you paint a vinyl fence?

Vinyl fencing is fast becoming one of the most popular materials to mark property lines, keep your pets in the yard, or just improve the resale value of the home. They’re nearly maintenance-free, quite durable, and come in a wide variety of designs and colors. Unlike wooden fences that are painted, high-quality vinyl won’t chip, crack, or splinter and never need to be re-painted or stained. It’s an ideal product for the true four-season weather…

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Can Cats Climb Chain Link Fences?

Your cat is a part of your family, so ensuring that it is kept safe and contained is important. Unfortunately, cats can be little magicians when it comes to escaping. They will squeeze out of small areas and use their claws to shimmy up fences and trees to go and explore the world. If you have a chain link fence, your cat will likely use it to get out. Consider the links little ladders for…

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Who Pays For A Fence Between Neighbors?

Let’s say you need a fence between your property and the one next to yours. Let’s also say that this fence is not for aesthetic purposes; instead, it’s a necessity. Who pays for a fence between neighbors? Answering this question requires us to simplify this hypothetical situation, as we’ve done in that first paragraph. Why? Because there are far too many variables at play to fit inside one humble blog post. Local ordinances, state laws…

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Best Climbing Plants For Wooden Fences

It’s important for property owners to know which vines provide the best and most beautiful cover for their wooden fences. But it’s just as important — if not more so — to ask another question: Which climbing vines should I not have on my wooden fence? Fast-growing vines — especially woody vines — can damage wood fences. There are a lot of different types of vines out there, so you’ll have to do a little…

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All About Wood Fence Life Expectancy 

If you’re considering wood fencing, you may be wondering about wood fence life expectancy. Truth is, wooden fences, for all their remarkable attributes, do require a bit of a tradeoff in terms of longevity and maintenance compared to other fencing materials, such as vinyl, aluminum, or chain link. It’s definitely worth it, though. There’s really nothing like natural wood fencing. It’s elegant, classic, stylish, and provides an almost magical element of beauty to any property.…

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