Posts Categorized: Home Care

Dog Fencing Solutions

Is there such a thing as dog-proof landscaping? A picture-perfect lawn may not be attainable with an energetic dog on the loose. But a safe yard – one that’s comfortable for both human and canine family members – is possible. A fenced-in yard is the perfect place for your best friend to romp and relax…. Read more »

Staining Fence

Treating an old wood fence with a protective stain will not only keep your fence looking great, it will protect it from the elements. There are several ways to stain a wood fence including a paint brush, roller or paint sprayer. For larger projects, it may be worth the money to invest in a quality… Read more »

Portland wind storm fence repair and replacement

Damaged old wooden fence from storm

Pacific Northwest weather can be unpredictable. One day it might be sunny; the next day, homeowners around Oregon and Washington will need to prepare their homes and their yards for a rain and wind storm.

How to Get Your Pool Fence Ready for Summer

Beautiful brown fence around a well-kept pool

Summer will be here before you know it. Plan ahead and get your pool ready now to enjoy throughout the season. When you’re cleaning your pool and getting it set for summer fun, don’t forget to check your pool fence.

Never Worry About Whitewashing Your Picket Fence Again When You Choose Vinyl Fencing

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 »

What Type of Fence Should I Choose for My Pool?

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.

What’s the Best Fence for Dogs?

Updated November 2017 If you’re like many dog owners, you’re concerned with both ensuring your pup gets all the exercise he needs as well as keeping him safe when he’s outside. Luckily you can do both if you’ve got a yard where you can build a dog run fence—but you should give careful thought as… Read more »

How to Clean a Fence with your own Cleaner Solution

If you are going to re-stain your fence or deck you need to make sure you properly clean the surface area prior to applying the new stain.  Properly cleaning the material ensures that the stain you apply will adhere properly and last longer.  Proper cleaning of the wood will also bring the fence back to… Read more »

Using Lattice Around Your House

If you are like most people, the exterior of your home isn’t aesthetically friendly all the way around.  Maybe you have a deck that you use the underside for storage or have a firewood pile that is an eye soar.  There are a couple of options to take care of these areas, one of them… Read more »

Quick Tips for Removing Weeds this Spring

Whether we like it or not it is spring time and that means weeds are starting to pop up everywhere. You may have been working out in your yard or garden last week come back no more than a week later to find a cluster of weeds have shown up. So what is the best… Read more »