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The Best Ways to Hide Your Robust Chain Link Fence

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Many good things set chain link fences apart from their peers. First, they are made from a variety of materials that guarantee both strength and durability for the period that the fence will be in place. The most popular materials are galvanised steel and reinforced aluminium. Both of them stand up very well to corrosion and brute force of intruders. Regardless of the material used, however, chain link fences have trademark diamond-shaped openings throughout their cross section.…

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A Few Tips When You're Considering a Glass Fence

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A glass fence for the yard can mean an unobstructed view of the kids playing in the pool, or a more open and uncluttered look for your entire property. Glass is very durable so you don’t need to worry about it rotting, chipping, or warping when exposed to moisture and pool chemicals, and it doesn’t fade in the sun or allow for insect infestation like a wood fence. When you’re considering a glass fence for your property, note a few tips to ensure you get the right choice and are happy with that choice for years to come.…

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Installing A Safe Dog Fence Using Chainwire Fencing

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There was once a time when dogs would roam free and where fenced-in gardens were practically unheard of. Times and laws have since changed, and chainwire fencing and other fencing methods are now commonplace on many residential and commercial properties. Not only do these measures protect members of the public from nuisance dogs, but they also keep your canine friends safe and away from harm. Building a chainwire fence is quite an easy task in itself, but there are several factors that need to be taken into consideration when dogs are involved.…

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What You Need To Ask Yourself before Embarking On That Fencing Project

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Putting up a fence around your home or property is a task that should not be taken lightly. It will directly affect the safety of your family and your property, as well as the value of your home, should you eventually decide to sell. So before approaching a fencing contractor, there are a few questions you need to ask yourself: What is the fence for? Determining the purpose of the fence will guide you in choosing the right kind of fence for your home.…

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5 Reasons To Go For A Sliding Automatic Gate

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If you’re planning on getting an automatic gate, your fencing contractor can install a swinging or sliding gate for you. Both of these models will offer your home improved security, convenience, and aesthetics. However, between the two models, a sliding gate has some advantages that you may not find in a swinging gate. Read on to see what they are. A rigid design that promises better security Unlike swinging gates, a sliding gate is made of one rigid frame.…

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Fence Toppings To Keep Intruders Out Of Your Business Premises

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Theft of metals and plants from open yards can be a problem for construction business owners.  A sturdy fence on its own might not be enough to keep intruders off your property.  However, your fencing contractor will be able to upgrade your boundary fencing with toppings that will make it more burglar-proof. If you want to make your commercial premises’ perimeter fencing more secure, read on to find out what options are available.…

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3 Ideas for Use Your Pool Fencing as Storage

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The primary function of pool fencing is to create safety and prevent unsupervised children from reaching the pool area. However, these fences can be multifunctional. If you have limited space in your yard, they can even be turned into storage. Here are a few ideas: 1. Hooks and Baskets If you have a wooden privacy fence around your pool, consider adding hooks to it to use as storage. Hooks on your fence can be used to hold anything from extra swimming suits to inflatable tubes to nets for cleaning.…

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4 Tips to Keep in Mind When Installing a Livestock Fence

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Fences make running a livestock farm much easier because it is easy to control the movements of the animals across the farm. Keep the following tips in mind in order to get the best from your fence. Put Central Lanes Central lanes or races allow you to direct the animals in any paddock you like without thinking about the location of that paddock. This is because the central lane allows you to herd the animals to that specific paddock that you would like them to graze in without making them move through several paddocks.…

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Four Fencing Options That Can Add Kerb Appeal To Your Home

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When you think of renovating and remodeling a home, you likely are focusing on the interior. The problem is that many people focus only on the interior. The exterior of the home needs to offer some type of appeal as well, above just having a new paint job. An aspect of this exterior remodel that you should consider is the fencing. Here are four fencing options that can add kerb appeal to your home.…

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3 Types of Chemical Treatments Used to Protect Timber Fences

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Timber fencing is universally popular for it’s natural looks, affordability, and the way the material blends with the rest of the garden. However unlike other fencing materials, timber fencing is also attractive to subterranean termites serving as a food source. Luckily to prevent termite and wood-borer damage, as  well as rot and fungal growth, homeowners building timber fences use a number of different chemical treatments that help to protect their fences.…

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