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Choosing a Privacy Fence for an Apartment Patio That Keeps Residents Happy

A steel fence with wooden infills is an unusual configuration but one that’s durable and attractive–perfect for providing privacy for apartment residents. In my career I’ve had the chance ...
The Ideal Privacy Fence for a Corner Lot Provides Privacy and Beauty

The Ideal Privacy Fence for a Corner Lot Provides Privacy and Beauty

By their placement, corner lots are much more exposed to the public eye than other lots. I’ve worked a lot of these in old neighborhoods as well as newer developments. Some clients don’t really ...
Finding Attractive Fencing That Looks Like Wrought Iron

Finding Attractive Fencing That Looks Like Wrought Iron

Speaking from personal experience as a welder, steel is a lot easier to work with than iron. If someone manages to break a piece of steel (which isn’t easy), repairing it is a simple matter of ...
The Best Fencing for Coastal Areas Resists Salt, Sand, and Spray

The Best Fencing for Coastal Areas Resists Salt, Sand, and Spray

Building along the coast requires grappling with four things: salt, water, wind, and sand. This combination of elements corrodes and breaks down pretty much any material, including fencing. Having ...
Fencing for Industrial Sites That Secures Without Imprisoning

Fencing for Industrial Sites That Secures Without Imprisoning

A former boss of mine recently complained about the money spent on repeatedly replacing a gate for his business. When I asked him why he had to keep replacing it, he told me, “The drivers keep ...
Rustic Style Fencing Complements Farmhouse and Rustic-Look Homes

Rustic Style Fencing Complements Farmhouse and Rustic-Look Homes

Two of the most popular styles of decor right now are the rustic and farmhouse styles. It is no surprise why. Both are eclectic styles that allow the creation of a unified look for the home without ...
Classic Fence Ideas for Colonial Style Homes

Classic Fence Ideas for Colonial Style Homes

For a good year, I found myself working in an old New England neighborhood that was filled with Colonial revival and Colonial style homes. As the “fence guy” on the projects, my job was obviously ...
Attractive and Secure Fence Ideas for a Ranch Style House

Attractive and Secure Fence Ideas for a Ranch Style House

When it comes time to put up a fence around your rancher, there is probably one type of fence that springs to mind first. Ranchers are the homes of the archetypical white picket fence of the ...
Choose the Right Fencing for the Front Garden to Protect Plants While Letting in Sun

Choose the Right Fencing for the Front Garden to Protect Plants While Letting in Sun

Working both as a contractor and a master gardener brings all sorts of fun crossover projects. Most of the gardens that I work on are in backyards, but once in awhile the site of the house dictates ...