Posts Categorized: General

Who Pays For A Fence Between Neighbors?

Wood Fence

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?… Read more »

Best Climbing Plants For Wooden Fences

ivy growing on a wooden fence

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… Read more »

All About Wood Fence Life Expectancy 

Man lacquers a wood fence in the garden to illustrate 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… Read more »

All About Vinyl Fence Life Expectancy

Vinyl, white picket fence in front of a white home to illustrate All About Vinyl Fence Life Expectancy

You may be wondering about vinyl fence life expectancy. You’re almost certain that a vinyl fence is right for you, your family, your budget, and your property. (You have compared and contrasted vinyl fences with wood fences, aluminum, and chain-link fences, for example.) You know which portions of your property you want to be fenced…. Read more »

Does A Fence Increase Appraisal Value?

Bufftech Vinyl Privacy Fence

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 »

How to Plan for a New Fence

new-fence

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 »

Thank you Lewis Rose

Lewis-collage

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 »

Will Climbing Vines Damage a Wood Fence?

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.

Picking Up the Pieces After a Storm

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.

Choose the Right Picket Fence for Your Home

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 »