By Larry Walton Photos by Mark Walton
By Mark Clement Every so often I run across a project I love so much that while I’m building it, I find myself saying: If there was one project I’d like to do over and over, it’d be this one. This happens to me with decks and playsets, because people use them, and I’m literally building fun. It’s not usually […]
With the right fence, you can expect years of protection, privacy and value. The traditional beauty and affordability of wood is a primary reason it has held strong as a popular fencing material. A properly designed, finely crafted and skillfully installed wood fence takes on an individual quality all its own. And when matched to the style of your house […]
Use a steel wire to stabilize a leaning post and prevent further damage to your fence. A fence is only as strong as its posts. Once a post begins to lean, gravity pulls it along and the problem only worsens until it gets fixed. And the more a post leans, the more stress it puts on the surrounding rails and […]
Tips and Tricks to Build a Treated Wood Fence By Matt Weber Privacy fences not only limit how much of your property other people can see, they also limit how much you can see outside your property. These were both important features to Jay and Jennifer, who moved into their new home only […]
A fence can add a lot to a landscape. A fence can divide property lines, boost home equity, add to the outdoor décor and safely contain animals. When it comes to constructing a fence, you have a lot of options to consider for materials and design. Fence materials range from metal and wood to vinyl and wood-plastic composites. For an […]
Metal brackets make everything square again.
Protect and beautify your outdoor wood—fast. By Matt Weber
By Larry Walton Careful planning pays off in a fence that looks good for years to come.
Fences are game-changers—for both homeowners and their neighbors. Here’s an alternative to the traditional wooden fence.