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Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 10:12pm

Over the last decade, many communities have passed laws requiring the fencing of private and public pools. In fact, much of the evidence that pool fencing reduces the risk of...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 8:02pm

Fences are normally built for two reasons: The first is to provide some level of containment, whether this is for the family dog or a herd of cattle grazing in the back 40. The...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:54pm

Studying the history of the fence poses some ontological and epistemological problems. On the one hand, fences are tangible objects that have been put to use at all times for...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:50pm

Picket fence designs do not vary too drastically from one another, but simple accents and changes between designs make big differences. The biggest determining factor as to how...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:47pm

Cedar fence posts have a number of advantages including durability and aesthetic appeal. Alternatives can include lumber like pressure treated pine, as well as concrete,...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:45pm

Perhaps the biggest advantage of steel fence posts is the cost savings over wood posts, but the price tag is not the only advantage to metal over wood or vinyl. They are easy...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:33pm

Constructing a sturdy wooden fence requires patience, skill and knowledge to name but a few things.

If you are thinking about constructing one yourself, you may want to...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:26pm

You've heard that wood fencing is great for looks and vinyl picket fencing is great for maintenance. They are both similar on your wallet, with vinyl coming in a bit lower than...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:23pm

A fence is often one of the first things people notice about your yard. You want to make sure that the fence you choose to install is both attractive and functional. You should...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:09pm

There was a time when no one thought twice about letting their dogs roam the neighborhood. A fenced yard was almost unheard of. If you grew up in the 1950s and ’60s as I...