Though we rarely experience hurricane-force winds in the Pittsburgh area, we do get hit with some pretty heavy gusts from time to time. If your property is located in an area prone to heavy wind, consider these options if you want your fence to stay put: Continue reading “The Best Fencing for Bad Weather”
If you’ve got your sights set on a DIY fence installation on your property, there are a few advantages and disadvantages to consider before diving into the project alone. Continue reading “DIY Fence Installation Pros and Cons”
Late spring or early summer is a great time to investigate the status of your fence. Everything is growing, your yard is full of greenery, flowering plants, and new foliage, but if you’re not paying attention, your Pittsburgh fence could actually be deteriorating in the midst of all the beauty. To prevent the need for serious repairs to your wood, chain link, or vinyl fence, take the time to complete these simple preventative measures: Continue reading “Maintaining Your Fence this Summer”
If deer have become unwelcome guests in your yard or garden, you may be considering installing a fence to keep these unwanted visitors from helping themselves to your plants, bushes, grasses, fruits, veggies, and anything else attracting them to your yard. The good news is that there are several effective and attractive fencing options that will keep deer from entering your property and grazing on its contents. Continue reading “Deer Fencing Solutions that Work”
As spring arrives and summer approaches, you may have started to notice that your wood fence needs some sprucing up. Whether it is simply showing wear or it no longer compliments the color scheme of your home due to updates, there are several easy improvements you can make to personalize your fence and, in turn, brighten your entire property. Continue reading “Simple Tips for a Personalized Fence”
Why Planning Now is Important
Though it may not quite feel like spring, warmer weather is just around the corner, and in the Pittsburgh area, that means we are all spending much more time outside than we did all winter. It also means you need to be sure that your yard and outdoor entertaining areas are inviting, safe, and secure for family, friends, and pets. If you are considering a new or replacement fence on your property, now is the time to begin the process. Spring and summer are the busiest time for Fence by Maintenance Service, and waiting any longer to start planning a fence installation may mean that you miss out on enjoying your yard for part of Pittsburgh’s glorious spring and summer seasons. Continue reading “Plan Your Fence Installation Before Spring Arrives”
Like with any home improvement project, cost is a significant factor. If you are thinking of installing a fence or hiring a professional to do it for you, it’s important first to understand the process of fence installation to ensure you make the best decision to meet your needs.
According to HomeAdvisor, most homeowners spend anywhere between $1,645 and $3,946. The national average cost for installing a fence is roughly $2,737. Some homeowners can save approximately $1,000 off the average installation cost while the upper price boundary is around $4,000. Although cost if a significant factor for fence installation, it is also important to consider what type of fence you need to achieve your goals such as security or privacy.
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Deciding whether you should repair or replace your fence can be tricky. In some cases, a coat of paint or minor repair may be cheaper, but in other cases, it may be cheaper to replace the entire fence, rather than performing extensive repairs. The decision to repair your fence or replace it relies heavily on the condition of your fence.
Fence Maintenance Service, your premier fence company in Pittsburgh, has put together a few tips to help you determine the condition of your fence, so you can decide whether repair or replacement is best to meet your fencing needs.
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An ornamental fence is a beautiful fencing option that can be used to compliment the architecture of homes or other buildings. This style of aluminum or steel fencing is similar in appearance to wrought iron fencing, offering the same attractive look and benefits, but serves as a more cost-effective and maintenance-free fencing option.
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If you own an in-ground swimming pool in Pittsburgh, chances are you have been mandated to install a pool fence around its perimeter to protect unsuspecting people from inadvertently falling into the water. While you are mandated to install a fence, you do have options regarding its aesthetics and materials. There are currently three popular types of fences used to surround a pool. Either of the three, ornamental aluminum; PVC; or wood, will get the job done and can be completed fashionably.
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When you need to add a fence to the perimeter of your property, you may want to avoid sticker shock. The cost of a fence depends on two factors: the linear feet required and the type of fence. Often times, the size of the fence cannot be compromised. Leaving your only wiggle room in the area of the type of fence. The cost, quality, and appearance of the fence can vary greatly. Your needs are the other variables that will depend on your willingness to dig deeper into your wallet. Continue reading “Best Affordable Fencing Options”
When considering installing a fence for the sole purpose of containing your pooch, there are several items to consider. Much of it will seem like common sense, though you may also learn something new. The different combinations of factors to consider include:
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