4 Things To Consider Before Installing Fencing at Your Home

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Installing Fencing at Your Home4 Things To Consider Before Installing Fencing at Your Home

Building a fence in your yard can’t be done on a whim. It requires careful planning and consideration. 

Stories hit the news on a daily basis that tell of different homeowners, farmers, and commercial companies that built fences only to get in trouble from the local, state, or federal government due to improper fence placement, height, or construction. 

You don’t want all of your hard work to turn into a headache, so be sure to consider these factors before installing fencing at your home (more…)

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The Best Fence Types for Hurricane Season

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Fence Types for Hurricane SeasonThe Best Fence Types for Hurricane Season

Is this your first hurricane season in Florida? If so, you may just be realizing how damaging the high winds, even just from severe storms, can be to your fencing. Many Florida homeowners find themselves repairing their fence annually with more frequent replacements than other areas of the country.

If you want to protect yourself from future expensive fence repairs, your best bet is to go with one of these more sturdy fencing options.

The different fence types for hurricane season include:

Concrete posts

Concrete posts are the way to go in areas that can get very windy. The concrete gives your fence a lot more stability, and it’s harder for hurricanes or high winds to pull it down. (more…)

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The Best Fence Height for Your Property

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Best Fence HeightFiguring Out the Best Fence Height for Your Property

Have you been agonizing over how high to have your fence? The best fence height should be based on several different factors that will be unique for every household or business. Here are the top things to consider when planning a fence for your Florida property.

Know Your Available Fence Height Range

You might have a fence height range in mind going into the planning stages. But when it boils down to it, you’re not really in charge of the range of heights you can choose from. You may be legally limited in how high your fence can be, although there usually is not a set minimum height. Your best fence height could be dictated by: (more…)

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Social Distancing with New Privacy Fence

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New Privacy FencePrepare for a Social Distancing with New Privacy Fence

There are a lot of home improvements you might be working on since you’re stuck at home anyway, but a new privacy fence should be number one on your list. Here’s just one reason why.

Halloween is just around the corner, and a lot of people are pretty upset. The pandemic seems to be putting a stop to a lot of the get togethers that people normally have throughout the year, and Halloween is one of the most popular.

But even though the packed parties, homemade haunted houses, apple bobbing, and trick or treating seems to be cancelled this year, that doesn’t mean you can’t mark the holiday in your own way. (more…)

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Common Reasons for Installing a Fence

Reasons for Installing a FenceThe Most Common Reasons for Installing a Fence

There are a lot of different reasons for installing a fence around your property. Sometimes the decision of whether or not to install a fence depends on several factors, such as the requirements of the homeowners’ association or local government requirements, but having a fence can serve many purposes.

Keeping Pets and Children Protected

If you have pets or children, a fenced in yard is a great way to protect them. Your pets will be able to get exercise and have some limited freedom when you have a fenced-in yard. You will also be able to keep a closer eye on your children without having to worry about passing strangers or them wandering off. (more…)

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Talk to Neighbors About a Privacy Fence

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Talk to Your Neighbors About a Privacy FenceHow to Talk to Neighbors About a Privacy Fence

Having a privacy fence installed around your property can be a big undertaking. Depending on where you live, you may need to get permission from your homeowners’ or neighborhood association. Even if you have no such association to answer to, it can be very beneficial to talk to neighbors about a privacy fence. Here’s what you need to know to succeed in these conversations.

Boundary Issues

Are you certain that you know where your property line is? If not, you need to contact a surveyor to get a legal description of the property and boundaries marked. This will ensure that your neighbors cannot sue you for encroaching on their property with your privacy fence. If you and your neighbor agree on the boundaries, a surveyor may not be necessary. (more…)

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