If you've got a horse fence up on land that's dealing with drought, you've got two frustrating security issues on hand. If you have an electric fence, it might not work properly, and if your fence posts aren't sunk deeply into the ground, you could see them go out of alignment very quickly -- and your horses could escape into open pasture. Knowing why these two problems exist can help you take steps to shore up your horse fence.
14 October 2015
As a homeowner and a dog owner, you love how your fence keeps your dog safe within your yard. Unfortunately, some dogs tend to get into trouble by barking at neighbors or other animals on the opposite side of your fence. They may even dig around the bottom of the fence to try to get to the opposite side. Here two ways can deal with your dog and your fence.
14 October 2015
If you have dogs, you may have a chain link fence around your yard to keep them in. They may be destroying the fence, however, by jumping over or digging under it. If this is happening to you, below are some tips to keep your dogs from destroying your chain link fencing. Stop Them from Digging If your dogs are trying to break free from your yard by digging under the fence, this can not only harm your fence, but can also make your yard look unsightly.
13 October 2015
Are you looking for a durable and visually appealing fence to wrap around your home? Do you want something that will add a little security to your home without costing you a ton of money? What you are looking for may be aluminum fencing. Before you rush out to the nearest fencing company to make a purchase, take a closer look at these three benefits to help you determine if this is the right type of fence to have installed on your property.
9 October 2015
Chain link fences are popular, largely because they are inexpensive, easy to find, and easy to install. However, they tend to get a bit of a bad rap with homeowners who are looking for fencing because of a few shortcomings that are perpetuated about them. Here's a look at those common worries – and how to address or work around them. #1: Chain link fences will rust and look worn out rather quickly.
7 October 2015
Wooden fences can look beautiful on your property, but they have the unfortunate quality of being appealing to insects like wood bees and carpenter ants. Even cedar fences, which are known for their insect repellent abilities, may harbor insects once they age and their natural oils have dissipated. Many homeowners turn to chemical insect repellents to protect their fences, but these can be dangerous to pets, children and the environment. A great alternative is to use one of more of the following insect control measures:
6 October 2015
If you have an iron fence adorning your property, painting it can enhance the overall look of the fence while helping to protect it from harmful elements. It is not that difficult to prepare and paint an ornamental iron fence on your own. Here are some instructions to follow when you wish to give your fencing a new look. Materials You Will Need Paint scraper Wire brush Medium-grit sandpaper Pressure washer Mild detergent Piece of cloth or a sponge Two tarps Paintbrush Rust-inhibiting primer Paint Preparing The Fence
6 October 2015