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DIY Fence Installation Pros and Cons

If you’ve got your sights set on a DIY fence installation on your property, there are a few advantages and disadvantages to consider before diving into the project alone.

Pros of DIY Fence Installation

One of the biggest draws of installing your own fence is that instead of paying a contractor or fence installation company for materials and labor, you’ll ...

Prevent Costly Damage by Hiring Underground Utility Contractors

In many construction projects, underground utility infrastructure can prove to be a significant obstacle. Pipes and cables for natural gas, water, electricity, and more must be adequately mapped out to prevent costly and dangerous accidents. These accidents can stop work and make deadlines just that much more challenging to meet. Underground utility contractors work to make sure that constructio...

WHY IT’S BEST TO PAINT WOODEN FENCES

Most people either stain or paint wooden fences, both offering a pleasing color and the protection needed to prevent dam...

The Why and the How of Installing a Vinyl Fence

Now that you’ve made the decision to beef up the security and privacy around your property, the next thing to think about is what kind of fence you should install. You are no longer restricted to wood as a material since you can take your pick from chain link, wrought iron, bamboo, PVC, vinyl and aluminum.

Why Installing a Vinyl Fence Is For You

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Fence Ideas to Boost Your Office Building’s Appeal

As a commercial office building operator, you always are looking for ways to attract and keep tenants as empty spaces are costing you money. You keep your building clean and well maintained. You monitor rental rates in your area to stay competitive. You look for little perks that can add appeal, such as a coffee area or conference rooms that can be part of a rental package. But you don't want ...

Fencing 101: How to Pick the Best Fence for Your Property

You’ve got a property, and maybe even a front yard, back yard, or both. Nice! Now comes a tricky decision: what about fencing? Surprisingly, one of the hardest choices to make about the exterior of your property is how you want to enclose it. Once you’ve decided on the intended function of your fencing, be it for privacy, safety, or for the aesthetic value, there are even more decisions to mak...

What is a Good Neighbor Fence?

A Good Neighbor Fence describes a wood privacy fence where the finished side (i.e. the more attractive, smooth side) faces the neighbors property. The homeowner building the fence then has a view of the rails and posts from inside their yard. A Good Neighbor Fence is commonly considered good etiquette, but is not typically a law or requirement. While most states don’t have laws that requir...

Why You Should Get a Fence to Keep Out Wildlife

Even if you live in a safe neighborhood, danger can still find its way to your doorstep. Surrounding the safety of suburbia lies the Great Outdoors– and any number of environments in which wild animals make their home. That means coyotes, feral dogs, wolves…  you name it, they can (and have) made their way into the relative calm of a neighborhood. If you have a family, or if you simply wish t...

Why Do So Many Homeowners Prefer Metal Fencing?

In the United States, there are some 99,939 businesses that offer fencing services and products, which together are able to generate about $51 billion of revenue, and for good reason. These companies' fences can help homeowners make their yards more protected, more exclusive, more valuable, more comfortable, and more appealing. Some of the most popular products these residential fencing business...

6 Wooden Fence Maintenance Tips

Wooden fence maintenance is a crucial step in getting the most out of your home’s wooden fence. While ultra-low-maintenance options like vinyl and aluminum fences are stealing the spotlight, wooden fences still look great and do their job well at a budget price point. At Duval Fence Contractor, we’re your fence experts, specializing in vinyl, aluminum and wood fences. Learn the wooden fence...

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