When the time comes to choose a fence for your yard, it's easy to get overwhelmed by your choices. Wood, iron, chain link – they all have their pros and cons. If you have kids, however, one fencing option stands out among the rest: vinyl. Here are four reasons why vinyl fencing is the safest and most effective fencing option for homes with children.
Vinyl fencing does not need the be treated or waterproofed.
If you want to have more privacy in your yard, installing a privacy fence in place of whatever you have there now is the way to go. But that leaves you with a plain, tall fence in your view. While modern privacy fences are well made and look very nice and clean, they are by necessity fairly plain. After all, they are meant to be solid walls that don't allow anyone to see through them, so you're not going to have decorative iron bars, for example.
If you have a chain link fence anywhere on your property, you might appreciate its sturdy nature but be looking for a way to increase the degree of privacy it provides. After all, while chain link fences have many benefits, they don't exactly prevent people passing by from being able to easily see into your yard. There are a number of different options that you can consider to increase the fence's privacy quotient so that you, your family members and your guests feel more at ease when you're relaxing in your yard, whether you're lounging by the pool or hanging out on the patio.
Gophers might be cute, but they can be pretty destructive. They burrow beneath the ground, eating the roots of your plants and causing them to die off. Thankfully, there are several ways to protect your garden from these pests.
Install a gopher fence.
A gopher fence is a fence that extends below ground. When the gopher is tunneling, it runs into the fence and is not able to go any further.
There are many private properties that share a boundary with a commercial property. Usually, the back boundary or a side boundary borders on a convenience center, gas station or office building. If you have installed a fence but have recently incurred damages due the commercial property's consumers or vandals, here is how you should handle the situation.
Take Regular Walks Around the Outside of Your Fence
Just as you check the inside of your fence for necessary repairs and maintenance, do the same around the outside of the fence.