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  • Have A Dog That Is Trying To Escape Your Fenced Yard? Follow These Tips

    One of the reasons you may have purchased your aluminum fencing is to keep your dog secure inside your yard. Unfortunately, your dog may be trying to find ways to defeat the security that your aluminum fence provides. If you are looking for some additional ways to make sure that your dog does not escape, consider these tricks that will keep them contained. Install A Hidden Concrete Border Your dog may be trying to dig their way underneath the fence, which not only is possible if they are determined but also will tear up your home's existing landscaping.
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  • It Goes Beyond Boundaries: Why You Need To Have A Fence Installed

    Fencing is a very private matter. Some people like the feel of wide open space, so they'd never consider putting a fence up around their property. Others like the sense of stability that a fence can provide. Still others fall somewhere in the middle. Regardless of where you stand on the issue, there are times when you just can't get around the need for a fence around your property. Here are just four of the reasons why you need a fence.
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  • How To Avoid Arguments With Neighbors When Installing A New Fence

    Looking to finally put a fence up around your yard? It can be a great way to clearly divide the property between surrounding homes, keep pets contained to your yard, or just look nice and improve the aesthetics. However, a fence is something that will directly affect your neighbors. Chances are that you'll want to avoid a big argument over the fence that you are about to put in, so be sure to follow these tips that will keep the peace.
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  • The Best Way To Dig And Pour Concrete Footing

    Installing a new fence on your property is a worthwhile DIY project. Modern fences are modular, with interlocking rails and slats. This means the majority of the installation process is simple, even for workers who don't necessarily have construction experience. The hardest part of any fence installation is probably going to be the process of installing the fence posts into the soil. This article shows the best way to install solid, long-lasting posts.
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  • Minimize The Chance Of Needing Fence Repair By Taking Care Of A Few Tasks

    Having a fence that surrounds your entire property means that you will need to invest in a considerable amount of time and effort into upkeep. Not only can accidents such as vehicular collisions cause damage to the fence, but time passing by will lead to wear and tear. It makes sense to do everything that you can to minimize the chance of needing fence repair services. Tree Root Inspections If you have a few trees growing near the fencing, you should consider getting help from tree service professionals to determine whether roots are expanding into dangerous areas.
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  • 3 Ways To Add Flair To A Custom Spiral Staircase For Your Home

    When you need a stairway solution in a home that does not take up a lot of interior space, spiral staircases are the way to go. In a circular shape, these stairways can be implemented in houses and in spaces where stairs would not otherwise be feasible, and they are fairly simple to have installed. While you can get ready-made spiral stair kits for your home, it is also a lot of fun to work with a custom spiral staircase designer.
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  • How to Make Your New Backyard as Safe as Possible for Children

    If you've recently purchased your first home in order to have a place to raise your small children, you're probably excited and nervous at the same time. As a parent, you naturally want everything to be just right, and you've probably child-proofed your new home from top to bottom. For instance, you've probably already made sure that there's no residual lead paint if you've bought an older home, and you've undoubtedly bought baby-guards for the front and back door as well as placed child-proof protective coverings over all of the electrical sockets that are within the reach of little hands.
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  • 2 Ways To Care For Your Fencing Over The Winter

    Winter can cause quite a bit of damage to the fencing surrounding your yard. After you have spent so much time and money installing the fencing, you want to make sure that it remains in the best condition for as long as possible. Here are a couple tips that can help you get your fencing through winter without it suffering damage. Care for Wooden Fencing Wooden fencing can be the hardest to take care of, especially over the winter.
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  • 5 Benefits Of Having A Wood Fence

    If you enjoy having your property secured, you may want to invest in a wooden fence. This can allow you to feel better protected from the outside world and allow you to enjoy some other benefits in the process. Feeling safe and secure is certain to be beneficial to your mental and physical health. Being aware of the many other advantages of having a wooden fence can be helpful for you:
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  • Installing A New Deck? Your Two Best Non-Wood Choices

    If you want to put in a new deck, but don't want to deal with wood, there are some great non-wood deck alternative materials that you can use. Here is a quick overview of your two best non-wood choices. #1 PVC or Vinyl One of the best non-wood deck alternative materials is decking material that is made out of vinyl. This material may also be labeled as being made out of PVC (Ply vinyl chloride), which is the same thing as a vinyl deck; neither material contains any wood particles at all.
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