Entries by Matt Fortuna

6 Fencing Considerations

You have decided to install a new fence – exciting! As much as you want to dive in and get the project started, here are some things you should think about. Know what you want. Ask yourself why you are installing a fence. If it is for keeping your dog in the yard, a chain-link […]

Fence Removal

If you have an aging fence on your property, depending on the amount of wear or damage, it may be time to tear it down for replacement. But before you run outside with a sledgehammer, there are some things you should check with first to avoid any trouble. Before any tearing-down starts, it is important […]

Don’t Forget the Gate

When considering your fencing options, it is vital you think about gates as well. Most people choose to have at least one gate to get in and out of a yard without having to go through the house. If you are having friends over for a backyard barbecue or simply doing some gardening, outdoor access […]

Help Your Fence Survive the Winter

Let’s face it – it’s starting to cool off, and winter is near. The trees lose their leaves and vegetation is sparse, revealing the true condition of your wooden fence. To keep your fence attractive and welcoming for the holidays, keep wood fence maintenance in mind! How does winter weather affect my fence? In the […]

Are You ‘On the Fence’ About Installing a Fence?

Your home is one of the most important investments you make in your life, and the one feature that will increase the marketability and value of that investment is a perimeter fence that is professionally installed and maintained. The same may be said for a commercial building. Whatever style and type of fencing you choose, […]

Dress up Your Fence

You want your yard to reflect your style and personality, so why not add a little decoration to your outdoor fence? Here are just a few ideas: Shadow Boxes:  Find scrap wood pieces and screw them together to form a square or rectangle. Use “L” brackets to secure the boxes to your fence. Place potted […]

Is It Possible To Light Up Your Fence?

Is It Possible To Light Up Your Fence? So, you’ve finally finished building a fence around your yard, but it feels just – naked – on its own. Plus, now you have to worry about walking into it at night. To make your new lawn decorations feel more homely, you should consider adding lights to […]

The Beautiful Choices of Deck Railing

Railing is an important part of any deck. Of course we need railings for safety but the deck railing can be so much more than that. The type of deck railing you choose should express your personality. It should be beautiful and add to the view not obstruct it. It should increase your property value […]

How to Hire a Fence Contractor.

Whether it’s for privacy, additional security, or keeping your children and pets safe inside your yard; buying a fence requires you to consider a lot. You need to make informed decisions on everything from the material of your fence to complying with area regulations.  Probably the most important question to ask yourself is, who will […]

Why You Need a Fence

It’s winter and you may not be thinking about your outdoor space and landscaping. But now is the perfect time to start planning ahead for spring and summer. Fences make great additions to residential properties for a variety of reasons. We name a few below: 1. Security. If you want to add security to your home […]