The Dollars and Sense of Temporary Fencing

http://www.dreamstime.com/royalty-free-stock-photography-caution-sign-construction-site-image29680087Many 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

Three Reasons for Fencing Your Property

wood-fenceWhether 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.

Privacy

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

Fences You Can Get That Will Help Your Furry Pet

dog fenceMany 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

3 Misconceptions about Property Fencing

1J0A5984 copyWhile 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

An Introduction to Vinyl Fencing

1J0A4767copyMany 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.

Maintenance

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

Mythbusters: Aluminum Fence Edition

aluminumFor 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

Is Temporary Fencing a Good Choice for You?

temporaryFinding 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.

Security

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

Spruce Up Your Wooden Fence for Spring

1J0A5982 copyIt’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 a Perfect Fence

1J0A4682copyChoosing 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

Make Your Commercial Enclosure Aesthetically Appealing

Striking a balance between form and function is always a little tricky. As spring comes upon us once again, it’s time to take to the ballparks once more and enjoy the Great American Pastime – and there’s no more perfect example of form and function than a ballpark. From classics like Fenway Park and Wrigley Field to palaces such as the big new parks in New York and quirky locales such as AT&T Park in San Francisco – giant Coke bottle and all – a ballpark has to be functional, but unique and appealing to the eye.

The same holds true when you’re looking to purchase gates or fence material for your commercial enclosure. On the one hand, you have a very practical need concerning gates and commercial enclosure. Continue reading