Category Archives: Fence

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Wooden Fences – Frequently Asked Questions Answered

There are plenty of practical uses for a fence: to gain privacy, safely corral kids and pets, block wind and noise, and prevent unsupervised dips in a swimming pool. But the right fence also makes a strong aesthetic statement, improving a home’s curb appeal. Why wood? – Cost, maintenance, and longevity? It’s inexpensive and lightweight, […]

How to build a fence

Fences are useful to gardeners. They may function to keep both wild and domestic animals (and people) out of areas, define garden spaces, create or maintain privacy, decrease noise, or simply be decorative. Ideally, a fence will serve multiple functions. They can be constructed from stone, block, brick, wire, wood, plastic, wrought iron, or live […]

Fencing 101

Garden fences are usually place to protect areas from animal trampling and herbivory (feeding on plants). Knowing the species of herbivorous wildlife present in your area is critical to building an effective barrier. Even so, if your garden is the only patch of green for miles, then hungry animals may find a way through the […]

Iron Fence

Winter Fence Maintenance – Wood, PVC, Iron and Chain link

Wood fencing In Ottawa, the extreme winter conditions put a remarkable amount of stress on our fences, especially those made of wood. Natural wood typically requires the most maintenance because it runs a higher risk of being damaged. During fall and winter months it is important to keep debris, especially leaves, off of your wood […]

Snow Fences? Tips and Tricks!

Snow fences are useful for increasing soil moisture for vegetation enhancement, protecting structures and building from snow drifts, augmenting water supplies, improving snow conditions at ski areas, and protecting highways from blizzards. A well-planned snow fence system can provide a solution to blowing snow problems, and can be an excellent long-term investment. Mechanical snow removal […]

Common Costly Fencing Mistakes

In the past we have listed some helpful tips and tricks: The Ultimate Backyard Fencing Guide How to plan for a fence installation – THE CORRECT WAY How to Prepare Your Yard for Fence Installation However we never went over what could go wrong! Today we shall change that fact! Below we list 6 common […]

Due to material shortages and high volatility of lumber prices we are TEMPORARILY suspending all new WOOD AND CHAIN-LINK fence installations. We apologize for the inconvenience. Wood decks and all other types of fences (vinyl, iron) are still available.
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