Category: Wood Fences

Should I Paint or Stain a Wood Fence?

Whether to paint or stain a wood fence depends on your personal preferences and the condition of the wood. Here are some factors to consider: Appearance: Paint provides a uniform color and can hide imperfections in the wood. Stain, on the other hand, enhances the natural beauty of the wood and allows the wood grain… Read more »

What Type Of Wood Fence Do I Want?

Wooden fences add a lot of value to a property. They create a visual focal point, and they perform many practical tasks. People love them for the security they provide and their natural beauty. It isn’t wonder then that many people are considering putting a wood fence somewhere on their property.  However, the design of… Read more »

Critical Maintenance to Perform on Your Wooden Fence This Spring

While it may feel like winter just started, the fact is that spring is right around the corner. While warmer weather may feel like it can’t come soon enough, spring brings with it important home maintenance tasks in order to repair any damage that winter storms may have caused. In particular, if you have wooden… Read more »

What Is the Best Wood for a Fence?

Of the many choices of fencing material available, wood is a perennial favorite. It’s a classic choice because many people prefer wood’s timeless beauty and natural look. Once a homeowner chooses wood over metal or vinyl fencing, the next decision is determining which wood is best for a fence. The characteristics of Western Red Cedar… Read more »

How To Maintain Your Wood Fence During The Summer

Summer is almost over. We all know that summer can bring hot days, rainstorms, high winds, and damaging ultraviolet rays. If you have a wooden fence, all of those things can be damaging to the fence. Some fencing material, like wood, will require more maintenance than others. It does not matter what material your fence… Read more »

How Much Does It Cost to Install a New Wood Fence?

If you pay even the slightest attention to the daily news cycle, your attention will be absorbed by what feels like a never-ending onslaught of bad news. When it comes to installing a new wood fence, however, it’s a different story. We have good news, some better news, and the best news. Let’s start with… Read more »

6 Smart Tips to Protect Your Wood Backyard Fence & Extend Lifespan

Wooden fences are a common sight in American suburbia and all over the world. The classic backyard wooden fence provides privacy, security, and a nice natural boundary around your yard. However, we’ve all lived somewhere with a wooden fence that looked like it was about to fall down or dry and splintery that we wouldn’t… Read more »

What Type of Wood Fence Lasts the Longest?

Many people in the Minneapolis area opt for a wood fence, since it brings a classic and natural look to a home. However, not all woods are the same. While you may choose a wood for its appearance, the wood you select for your new fence will impact its longevity. On average, a wood fence… Read more »

Wood Fences: Making the Best Selections for your Yard

If you plan to enclose your yard with a fence this season and have started investigating your options, you may have had trouble narrowing down the best choices for your yard. There are a lot more considerations when putting up a fence than many homeowners realize!  From the style of wood fences (split rail, privacy,… Read more »

What Species of Wood to Choose For Your Wood Fence?

If you have made the decision to invest in a wooden fence for your home or business than you are getting security and beauty while choosing a fence that doesn’t lessen the natural aesthetic of your property. However, whether you are opting for a privacy fence or a quaint picket fence, the type of wood… Read more »