The pool offers a refreshing retreat from the hot summer sun, but this oasis from the suburban heat can become a death trap in a matter of moments if your pool is not properly enclosed. An unsecured pool can turn a day of fun in the sun into a nightmare in an instant. Especially if you have little ones who frequent the pool deck or the area around it, you need to make sure your pool is secure!
It’s The Law, but It Can Still Look Good!
Florida law requires that all pools be equipped with a fencing system. Whether you install it for your personal pool or you’re a property owner installing it for the community pool, you must make sure your swimmers are safe. Continue reading
Many companies and individuals may see the need for fencing but don’t want to invest the time and expense immediately. The good news for such frugal companies is that temporary fencing is a readily available and affordable option that virtually any business can apply in order to control boundaries and control crowds while also controlling costs!
Affordability and Flexibility
Is temporary fencing a viable option for you? You may be thinking that a temporary fence would be expensive, but this is not necessarily so. Though permanent fencing in certain situations would be more cost-efficient, there are many scenarios where temporary fencing is clearly the cost-efficient alternative. Continue reading
Whether it’s a business or your personal residence, there are several reasons why fencing is the right choice for your property. We’ll focus on what we consider to be the top three reasons for getting a good fence: privacy, security, and aesthetics.
Even if you have nothing to hide, it’s a very human tendency to want to establish some sort of boundary in which we feel safe and secure; a good fence enables you to do that. Continue reading
Many pet lovers, particularly those of the canine persuasion, recognize and relish the chance to give their beloved dogs an outdoor area where they may play and roam freely. Some dog owners invest in an “invisible fence,” which creates an unseen barrier of electricity that shocks the dog when he ventures too close to the boundary. These owners may reason that they prefer not to subject their dogs to the restrictions of a physical fence.
The Invisible Fence – Pros, Cons and an Alternative
At first glance, the “invisible fence” may seem like a harmless option to keep Fido safe from the dangers beyond the border. However, experts have observed that this negative reinforcement technique may do more harm than good. In some cases, it can actually make mild-mannered dogs more aggressive towards familiar humans. Continue reading
While fencing is incredibly popular among American homeowners, there are still plenty of people who would like to fence their yard but don’t do so for a variety of reasons. Whether it’s time, money, or aesthetics, there’s something holding many of us back from installing that beautiful fence or gate we’d love to have.
In fact, fencing is generally affordable, quick, functional, and aesthetically pleasing. Here are a few assumptions people make about fencing, and why they’re not true. Continue reading
Many homeowners are not aware of what exactly vinyl (or PVC) fencing is. This guide is for anyone who would like more information about vinyl fencing and its benefits.
One of the biggest advantages to using vinyl fencing is that, because it’s made of a plastic-based substance, it will not rot or warp with age. Additionally, vinyl fencing is very easy to care for – just hose it down or wait for a heavy rain and it will look as good as new! Continue reading
For many people, it’s difficult to tell the difference between aluminum and other fencing materials. There are many reasons for this, including the fact that aluminum fencing technology has improved greatly in recent years. Many people are not aware of the gorgeous options in aluminum fencing today.
Aluminum or Wrought Iron?
Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to tell the difference between a classic wrought iron fence and an aluminum replica. In fact, aluminum fences often hold up better than wrought iron as time goes on, as they are less likely to rust and show signs of wear, such as peeling paint. Continue reading
Finding and installing a fence often seems like a permanent option, but it doesn’t have to be. Temporary fencing can be a great choice for individuals, groups or businesses that need a short-term fencing solution. Whether it’s for crowd control at an event, safety at a building site, or something else, temporary fencing can be a great choice for enclosures.
One of the most common uses for temporary fencing is security or theft deterrence at construction sites or other industrial sites. Especially when a project is spread out across a large area, it’s difficult (and expensive) to have security personnel at every part of the scene 24 hours a day. Continue reading
It’s April, and spring is finally here! That means spring-cleaning, both inside and outside of your home. Like any other outdoor structure, wooden fences can take a beating during the cold and rainy winter months. Here are a few tips for cleaning up your fence and making it as good as new in time for summer.
Take Care of Basic Maintenance First
Before making any decorative changes to a wooden fence such as painting, it’s important to make sure that the basics are covered and the fence is in good condition. First, it’s a good idea to (carefully) power wash the wood to remove dirt and grime that may have built up over the last few months. Then, check for any basic repairs that need done, such as replacing screws or boards. Continue reading
Choosing fencing for the home can seem like an overwhelming task at first. There are a wide variety of fencing styles and colors for homeowners to choose from, and it’s important to ensure that your choice will suit your tastes while still performing its function.
To make you help the choice, here is a short guide to how each type of fence can meet your fencing needs. Continue reading