Mythbusters: Aluminum Fence Edition

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Aluminum Fence

Myth busters: Aluminum Fence

For many people, it’s difficult to tell the difference between aluminum and other fencing materials. There are many reasons for this, including the fact that aluminum fencing technology has improved greatly in recent years. Many people are not aware of the gorgeous options in aluminum fencing today.

Aluminum or Wrought Iron?

Nowadays, it’s almost impossible to tell the difference between a classic wrought iron fence and an aluminum replica. In fact, aluminum fences often hold up better than wrought iron as time goes on, as they are less likely to rust and show signs of wear, such as peeling paint. (more…)

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Is Temporary Fencing a Good Choice for You?

 

Is Temporary Fencing a Good Choice for You

Temporary FencingFinding and installing a fence often seems like a permanent option, but it doesn’t have to be. Temporary fencing can be a great choice for individuals, groups or businesses that need a short-term fencing solution. Whether it’s for crowd control at an event, safety at a building site, or something else, it can be a great choice for enclosures.

Security

One of the most common uses is security or theft deterrence at construction sites or other industrial sites. Especially when a project is spread out across a large area, it’s difficult (and expensive) to have security personnel at every part of the scene 24 hours a day. (more…)

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Spruce Up Your Wooden Fence for Spring

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Wooden Fence for Spring

Spruce Up Your Wooden Fence

It’s April, and spring is finally here! That means spring-cleaning, both inside and outside of your home. Like any other outdoor structure, wooden fences can take a beating during the cold and rainy winter months. Here are a few tips for cleaning up your fence and making it as good as new in time for summer.

Take Care of Basic Maintenance First

Before making any decorative changes to a wooden fence such as painting, it’s important to make sure that the basics are covered and the fence is in good condition. First, it’s a good idea to (carefully) power wash the wood to remove dirt and grime that may have built up over the last few months. Then, check for any basic repairs that need done, such as replacing screws or boards. (more…)

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Choosing a Perfect Fence

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Perfect Fence

Choosing a Perfect Fence

Choosing a perfect fence for the home can seem like an overwhelming task at first. There are a wide variety of fencing styles and colors for homeowners to choose from, and it’s important to ensure that your choice will suit your tastes while still performing its function.

To make you help the choice, here is a short guide to how each type of fence can meet your fencing needs. (more…)

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Make Your Commercial Enclosure Aesthetically Appealing

 

Make Your Commercial Enclosure Aesthetically Appealing

Striking a balance between form and function is always a little tricky. As spring comes upon us once again, it’s time to take to the ballparks once more and enjoy the Great American Pastime – and there’s no more perfect example of form and function than a ballpark.

From classics like Fenway Park and Wrigley Field to palaces such as the big new parks in New York and quirky locales such as AT&T Park in San Francisco – giant Coke bottle and all – a ballpark has to be functional, but unique and appealing to the eye.

TD Ball Park Commercial Enclosure

The same holds true when you’re looking to purchase gates or fence material for your commercial enclosure. On the one hand, you have a very practical need concerning gates and commercial enclosure. (more…)

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A Quick Overview of Different Fence Types

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Different Fence Types

We’ve all heard the phrase “Good fences make good neighbors.” It’s a proverb that dates back centuries and has been used in everything from the poetry of Robert Frost to countless TV shows and movies, and it’s certainly one of the most widely-respected rules today. There are places and countries that go overboard, and there are anomalous regions without borders – the US and Canada being the most notable example, sharing the largest open border in the world – but on the whole, internationally and at home, it’s true.

Good fences really do make good neighbors.

Even so, a commonly overlooked fact is that there are actually a wide variety of different fences available for consumers, depending upon where you live, the outer structure and layout of your property, and what sort of impression you want to give. In fact, when it comes to form and function, the latter is often stressed over the former when it comes to fences – a rarity in today’s marketplace. While this is certainly understandable, it’s still worth knowing what kinds of fences are out there. (more…)

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Four Things to Look for in Residential Enclosures

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Residential Enclosures

When it comes to buying gates, fences, or other such accoutrements for your residence, you want something that’ll be sure to keep you and your family safe while still giving off a warm and inviting feeling, as well as fit with the décor of your outdoor area. That’s by no means an easy tightrope to walk, but it doesn’t have to be a difficult one, and it’s definitely possible to navigate – with a little bit of help.

Residential Enclosures

Here, then, are just four quick things you’ll want to look for in residential enclosures. (more…)

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Gateway to the Best – A Beginner’s Guide to Gates

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A Beginner’s Guide to Gates

We live in an increasingly image-driven age. As such, there are just some images that have come to resonate with us down through the centuries. One such image is that of the great iron or golden or gilded gate at the entrance of a property.

Gates are generally higher than human occupants, and they can certainly seem larger than life sometimes. They’re a symbol of status and power, and for as technology-happy as our world is today, a great gate will still stand out as one of the best security measures available.

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You Have Choices In Security Gates

Choices In Security Gates

To be truly secure in your surroundings, you will need the proper security gate to match your new security fence. Without the correct gate, access can be difficult if not impossible, which is probably not what you meant when you wanted to keep people out.

There are various types of security gates available, from ones that slide to the side to open, to double and single swing gates. Many are automatic and all must function well in the space that is available. In fact, space is the top priority when considering a security gate, since the security part is already taken into account in its construction.

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Things To Consider When Fencing A Residential Enclosure

Things To Consider When Fencing A Residential Enclosure

Today’s wide variety of fencing materials and styles allows for homeowners to create almost any look they want once certain factors are taken into account. The variables to be considered in selecting the type of fence for a residential enclosure will include the appearance, the cost, and whether the fence will be used for security, privacy, or both.

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