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 will surely be missed. Thank you Lewis!
When you build a fence in the Pacific Northwest, you have a range of choices. Wood, vinyl, chain link and ornamental metal are just the beginning. Each material also comes in a selection of designs and colors. Choosing the best fence for your Portland-area yard isn’t complicated, but it pays to do some research before you build.
Wood is a stylish and practical option for a fence. Homeowners love the beauty and privacy afforded by this natural, classic material. A professional wood fence installation in Portland results in a structure that lasts between 10 and 20 years.
A chain link fence is a great way to keep your home safe and increase its value. These fences are easy for experienced DIYers to install. Depending on the size of your yard, you may be able to complete construction in a couple of days. Keep in mind that those two days have to be spread out. You’ll need to allow curing time for the cement that anchors the fence posts.
Not everyone wants to spend time building a fence. If you just want a finished fence without the hassle of construction, contact us. We’ll give you an estimate and build your fence.
If you decide to build yourself, read our blog post to learn how it’s done. Pacific Fence carries all the supplies you’ll need, and our knowledgeable staff will make sure you get your essential chain link fence materials.
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No matter what type of fence you're building, it's going to require a different types of fence posts. The types you use can depend on the fence configuration you want, the addition of a gate and the terrain the fence is being built upon. The trick is knowing exactly which types of fence posts to use when building your fence. Posts are the backbone of all fences, whether they be vinyl, wood, chain link or ornamental fences.…
Galvanized chain link fences feature a coating to improve durability. Vinyl-coated chain link includes a plastic material on top of the wire. Galvanization increases longevity. Vinyl improves the looks of plain wire and also increases its resistance to rust.
Fall and winter are ideal times to install fencing because you can bypass the seasons of higher demand and longer waits. The orders for fencing in Portland slows as the weather turns cold. We can more easily accommodate your schedule when you build between September and March.
Fall weather is the favorite of many people. Children’s cheeks turn pink in the cold air. Trees put on a brief but fiery display. People make the most of long, dark evenings by sipping hot beverages by the fireplace.
Even seasonal chores such as preparing your yard for winter have a pleasant, familiar feel. As you tidy the garden, don’t forget to give its perimeter a little love. A fence is a frame. A well-maintained border makes what lies within look better.
Chain link, wood and vinyl are three of the most popular materials for fences. These three types of fences are great for both residential and commercial properties. Each of the materials makes a fence that’s durable and good looking. Each type will provide security. So which should you choose? Before you decide, consider the differing strengths of chain link, wood and vinyl fencing.