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Be A Good Neighbor: Tips To Proper Fence Etiquette

May 12 2017   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Fence Maintenance

No one wants a nightmare neighbor or wants to be one either. There are so many ways to be a good neighbor and one of these ways is to perform proper fence etiquette. Here are some tips and recommendations about proper fence etiquette and how to be a ... Read Article

What Are The Benefits Of An Aluminum Fence For My Home?

Apr 18 2017   |   By: Mike Dominique   |  

Did you recently buy a new home, trying to sell your home or are simply looking to enhance your surrounding property? Adding a fence not only enhances security but the right fence can also boost your home’s curb appeal. A common choice for home... Read Article

Can I Add Vines Without Damaging My Fence?

Mar 23 2017   |   By: Chris Griffin   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Fence Maintenance, Cedar Fence

Many homeowners seek a classic and beautiful look from the appealing style of adding vines to their property’s fence. However, there are different types of vines that can either be an appealing attraction or lead to significant damages. Read th... Read Article

Questions To Consider When You're Selecting A Front Yard Fence

Jul 19 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |  

Choosing a fence style can be a difficult task, especially once you consider the influence a fence material has on the value of your home. Homeowners tend to have different goals when they start a fencing project-- some hope to establish a perimeter ... Read Article

Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Fence Contractor

Jul 05 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |  

We understand that homeowners have an important choice to make, and making the correct decision is of the utmost importance. This post covers several common mistakes to avoid when homeowners are searching for a fence contractor. Opting for the Low... Read Article

What Can I Add To My Yard To Make An Attractive Statement?

Jun 20 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Arbors and Pergolas

Want to add curb appeal to your yard or just enhance it for added style? You already have a beautiful garden, patio and pool but what else can you add that will make an attractive statement? Sometimes making small additions can make a big difference.... Read Article

How To Save Money When Installing A New Fence

Jun 05 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Privacy, Chain Link Fencing

Ready to install a new fence for your home and are wondering how to save money in the process? There are some simple solutions to help you save money and receive the best quality fence for your home. Check out some of these tips below to see how.&nbs... Read Article

The Top Reasons Homeowners Replace Old Wood Fences

May 03 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |  

There’s a variety of fencing material alternatives to using wood, all of which are widely available in today’s market. Connecticut homeowners need a fence that will meet their needs, while lasting for generations to come. If you’re ... Read Article

How Can Arbors And Pergolas Enhance My Home

May 03 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Arbors and Pergolas

The weather is finally getting warmer and offering New England the benefits of the summer sun. It’s time to get outside, enjoy the season and enhance your home by upgrading the exterior’s landscaping. Finding creative ways to add arbors a... Read Article

The Truth About Dark Vinyl Fence Colors

Apr 23 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing

Have you ever wondered whether vinyl fencing comes in any other colors than white? It seems like that’s all you can find when you look at vinyl fence models. Does it come in any other, darker colors? The short answer is it does, but most vinyl ... Read Article

What Are The Best Methods To Clean My Vinyl Fence

Apr 18 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Fence Maintenance

Vinyl fencing offers a variety of styles, designs, and color as well as the added appeal of being mostly maintenance free. However, to keep your fence looking like new, it’s important to regularly clean any dirt or grime that can build-up over ... Read Article

Want To Add Style To Your Yard? How To Choose The Best Fence Color

Apr 07 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Privacy, Cedar Fence

Want an easy and affordable way to make your yard feel beautiful and new again? Adding color to your fence will be a subtle change that transforms the look of your home’s exterior. So what colors can best enhance your yard’s style? Choose... Read Article

Why Is A Fence Around My Pool A Necessity?

Apr 04 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Chain Link Fencing, Cedar Fence

We hear it on the news all too often. A child has wandered around the pool without parental guidance, and accidentally falls in. These unfortunate situations happen so quickly that the parent may not even be aware of the issue until it’s too la... Read Article

Keep Your Four-Legged Friend Safe: Best Fence Styles For Your Dog

Mar 25 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Privacy, Fence Maintenance, Chain Link Fencing

Dogs are man’s best friend and quickly become a part of the family. The last thing you want is to let your dog out for a bathroom break and at the moment you look away, your furry friend has wandered off. Installing a fence gives your pet a pla... Read Article

Tips For Selecting The Best Fence For Your Home

Mar 22 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Fence Maintenance, Chain Link Fencing, Cedar Fence

Why Are You Adding A Fence? When deciding to add a fence to your yard, it’s important that you pinpoint the main focus of why you want this fence. Deciding the main goal such as security or visual appeal, will help you better decide the ... Read Article

3 Reasons To Hire A Fence Contractor For Residential Fence Installation Projects

Mar 11 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing

There are numerous benefits associated with hiring a professional to install a new fence in your yard. So, before you initiate the process to find a contractor for your fencing needs, consider the following benefits. You Won’t Have To Rent E... Read Article

Connecticut Fence Laws & Guidelines

Jan 17 2016   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Uncategorized, Privacy

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: The Connecticut Fence Laws & Guidelines Maybe you just got a new dog and want to be sure that it doesn't run into the street, or you want to worry less about your kids. Maybe you want more privacy from your... Read Article

Benefits of installing a vinyl fence.

Sep 28 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Fence Maintenance

Benefits of installing a vinyl fence. When it comes to installing a fence for your property, there is a wide variety of materials and finishes including wood, steel, aluminum, vinyl, and chain link to choose from. Each has its own set of advantage... Read Article

How Do Wood and Vinyl Fences Compare?

Aug 03 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing

When you are searching for information to decide what type of fence you want to install in for your backyard fence or swimming pool fence, the research tends to lead you towards wood or vinyl. So we have compiled some notes to consider when you are m... Read Article

What Are The Benefits Of Installing A Privacy Fence?

Jul 16 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Privacy

A privacy fence adds privacy (shocking, huh?) to an area of your choice, whether it's your garden or your whole property. These fences are quite effective in preventing break-ins and are aesthetically pleasing. Think of it this way: with a new fe... Read Article

How Should I Maintain My Wood Fence?

Jul 01 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Fence Maintenance

It is only natural that we spend more time outdoors and in our backyards during the warm summer months. As we welcome in the 4th of July, it is a great time to consider performing regular maintenance to keep your front and backyards looking their bes... Read Article

Why Is a Cedar Fence Right For My Home?

Jun 23 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Cedar Fence

There are many different styles of cedar fences but finding which one is right for you can be a tough decision. The best way to narrow down your fencing choices is to consider your uses and style preferences. If you want a cedar fence to enhance ... Read Article

Is An Aluminum Fence Right For My Home?

Jun 08 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Uncategorized

An aluminum fence is a great choice to place around your home, pool, or backyard. Aluminum fences add to the look of your home while providing you with a bit of security. It is standard in the United States that you have a fence around your pool, but... Read Article

5 Tips To Keep Your Wood Fence Looking Brand New

May 22 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Fence Maintenance

The classic wood fence looks great and goes with nearly every type of house making it extremely popular. Wood fences are also relatively cheaper than their vinyl and metal counterparts. A wood fence that is properly built and maintained can last for ... Read Article

Why Choose an Aluminum Fence

May 19 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Uncategorized

Your yard is one of the most important pieces of your home. It is the first thing guests see when entering your home and the last thing when they leave. Adding an ornamental aluminum fence can really add to this first impression. Ornamental aluminum ... Read Article

Preparing for a Smooth Fence Installation

May 14 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing

When preparing for any home improvement project, a little planning can go a long way to ensure a positive outcome. Before installing a fence, you need to consider some possible restrictions due to the building code guidelines, underground utilities w... Read Article

Before Installing a Fence, Consider Local Codes, Laws and Property Lines.

May 01 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Privacy

Many questions must be answered before you install a fence on your property. Some questions are more obvious. “Where will the fence be installed?” “How will the fence look in front of my house?” Some questions are not so obvio... Read Article

The Benefits Of Using Cedar For A Wood Fence

Apr 14 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Cedar Fence

There is no wood fence that can match the classic beauty and durability of a cedar fence. Cedar is a truly exceptional wood offering many desirable traits for both indoor and outdoor use. Although cedar is a softwood, you would be wrong to think it i... Read Article

Fence Repair & Maintenance Tips for Connecticut Homeowners

Apr 08 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Fence Maintenance

As the saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” When it comes to fence repair, preventative maintenance is key. Whether it is a fence for privacy, for the family pet, or for home security, fences are both useful and... Read Article

A Properly Designed Fence Will Add Value To Your Property

Apr 01 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing, Privacy

If you are looking for ways to add value to your property, installing a fence along the perimeter of the yard is one of the best things you can do. By choosing your foundational materials carefully, you will be able to spruce up your lawn so that you... Read Article

10 Things To Know Before Buying A Fence

Mar 30 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Uncategorized

Whether you’re looking for more privacy, need to contain a pet, or simply want to add interesting architectural detail to your yard, a fence will likely fit the bill. But before setting the first stake, be sure to educate yourself and make s... Read Article

Vinyl Fencing Frequently Asked Questions

Jan 29 2015   |   By: Mike Dominique   |   Posted in: Vinyl Fencing

What is the cost of vinyl compared to wood? Comparable. The upfront cost of a #1 grade cedar fence is about the same or more than a vinyl fence. As a matter of fact, when you consider the longevity a vinyl fence compared to a wood fence, vinyl fence... Read Article