Ideas for Building the Perfect Backyard Fence

Ideas for Building the Perfect Backyard Fence

By its simplest definition, a fence is a barrier that encloses a certain area. It may be intended to enclose an area, provide privacy or prevent intrusion, but in addition to these simple functions, a fence can be so much more when designed and built properly. The...
Brick House Fence Ideas

Brick House Fence Ideas

Giving your house the best curb appeal starts with the fence. When you have a brick home, you need to choose a fence that enhances, not blocks, those beautiful bricks! With so many choices when it comes to fencing, it takes a special eye to know what works and what...
Best Plants for Fences

Best Plants for Fences

There are plant fences (aka hedge fences), and then there are plants you grow on your fence. In this article, we’ll discuss the latter and give you some ideas on the best plants for the job. But first, let’s address why you shouldn’t get a hedge...
Invisible Pet Fencing Versus Standard Fencing

Invisible Pet Fencing Versus Standard Fencing

The purpose of fencing is to both contain and protect. Standard fencing varies from chicken wire to thick 6 gauge chain link fencing made of steel wire fabric. Livestock owners solved the problem of horses and cows simply pushing through or stomping down fencing with...
Best Types of Fences to Keep Deer Away

Best Types of Fences to Keep Deer Away

Going out to one’s garden in the morning to see that the deer have been at everything, from the flowers to the leaves on a sapling that can’t afford to lose one more leaf to the leafy green vegetables may make even the most pacifist gardener want to pick up a shotgun...
What Types of Fences to Consider for Your Pool

What Types of Fences to Consider for Your Pool

Depending on the aesthetic you would like to achieve around the property, there are numerous options that you can consider for your fence. If you have a pool, it is particularly important for you to work with a fence that will suit your needs, both stylistically and...
Commercial Fencing Requirements in Tennessee

Commercial Fencing Requirements in Tennessee

There are laws and regulations to consider before you install a fence around your Tennessee property. Failure to understand the laws could lead to a citation, or even local authorities forcing you to tear down your fence. Some basic understanding can lead to a smooth...
Staining Tips for Wooden Fences

Staining Tips for Wooden Fences

A wooden fence can provide plenty of security and privacy as well as curb appeal, but it should be stained if you want it to last. Here are some tips to keep in mind whether you’re staining a new wooden fence for the first time or you’re touching up an...
What Types Of Fences Work Best With Horses?

What Types Of Fences Work Best With Horses?

The type of fencing that’s best for a horse depends on the type of horse, its stage of life and its requirements. The number of horses on a property also affect the type of fence. Mares and foals have different requirements than stallions and geldings, and a herd of...