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How Long Does A Fence Installation Take?

Typically a residential chain link or ornamental fence for a back yard would take two days. The first day the posts are set in concrete, with the rest of the fence being installed on the second day. If the property is much larger then a third day would be required....

My Chain Link Fence is Down

Winter is hard on chain link fences. You may have noticed that your fence has stood up well for years and then one spring it is sagged and torn from the top rail. The snow fall amounts dictate what will happen to your fence along with thaws and then freezing. The snow...

Should I Put a Gate On Both Sides of My House?

The answer is most always "Yes". Actually, I can't think of any situation where you wouldn't want a gate on both sides if it is possible. Sure, a gate may add a few dollars to the overall cost of the fence project, but will pay off greatly in reduced aggravation....

Will a Fence Increase the Value of My Property?

Many property owners who don't necessarily need a fence wonder if it will increase the sale price of their home if they have a fence installed. Or, those who need one, if they can recoup the cost if they ever sell. There are as many answers as there are homes. Every...

Prefab Wood Panels vs. Built In Place Wood Fence

Many people may be tempted into thinking that, because it is offered by building supply centres, that prefab wood fence panels are a slick way to build a fence. They are attracted by the price and the perceived time saved. The reality is that it comes at a hidden...

Chain Link vs. Wood Fence

Your decision whether to install wood or chain link will be determined by several factors.  Many variables come into play.  The information here should enable you to make an informed decision.Chain Link Most economical Life expectancy of 15 to 30 years depending on...

What is Involved in Planning a Fence Installation?

There are several things to consider in planning your fence before you get into the actual installation phase:PurposeFences function as protection, property delineation, aesthetics, child or pet containment, privacy or any combination of these. Choose the type of...