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Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:04pm

Fences stand out in a landscape. They delineate, protect and define a property. Fences may be designed to keep animals in, or they may be designed to keep people out. Sometimes...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 7:02pm

Fences can evoke strong emotions in homeowners. A fence can enclose or divide, depending on who is on what side of it. Some buyers move into a home and need to put up a fence...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:57pm

Which is worse spring fever or cabin fever? It seems I have a bad case of both! If you are like me – you are ready for warm weather and actually looking forward to all...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:53pm

If you've tried various forms of sight, sound, taste, and touch repellents for deer, yet still have them feeding on your choice garden plants, perhaps it's time to consider a...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:28pm

Avoid fence disputes by practicing fence etiquette—a good neighbor policy. If you follow zoning regulations and share basics with neighbors before construction, you can...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:23pm

There are many reasons to install fencing. You might want to keep the family dog — or the kids — safely in the back yard. Maybe you’re looking to prevent...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:19pm

It's a fact of life that older homes often sit close to the street—an advantage when they were built, providing better access for horse-drawn vehicles. But today, it can...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:14pm

Q. What is the best wood for a fence, in term of economics and durability? The fence will be subjected to both hot and cold weather. If I decide to use CCA-treated lumber, can...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:10pm

It's spring, that time of year when pieces of fencing, all sizes and materials, show up on the curb, waiting to be picked up by the trash-collection crews. Falling tree...

Posted on: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 6:05pm

We generally build fences for two reasons: to keep something in, or to keep something out -- even if sometimes all we want to keep out are the prying eyes.

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