Turn Your Backyard Into A Space Your Family Can Enjoy

Is your backyard bland and boring? If so, you probably don’t spend a lot very much time back there. If you transform the space into a place that’s beautiful, private, and functional, you’re more likely to use it — maybe even year round. The good news is, it isn’t difficult to turn your backyard into a place where you can relax and entertain. Just use these tips to revamp your backyard into a usable space for your family. Privacy The more private your backyard is, the more it will feel like a relaxing place. While you can install a privacy fence around your backyard to...

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Mending A Hole In Your Chain Link Fence

Chain link fencing is an excellent way to add a level of privacy and security to your property but not detract from the view. One major benefit of surrounding your property with a fence is to prevent unwanted animals from getting in or your own animals from escaping. This is often one of the main reasons people erect a chain link fence. But, if you get a hole in your fence, the ability to keep things in or out is dramatically compromised. If you get a hole in a section of your fence, really no matter how large a hole, the hole can be repaired. Here is a simple 3-step process that explains...

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3 Tips For Moving Plants Away When Getting Fencing Installed

If you’re preparing to get fencing installed, but have a variety of plants that are growing along the perimeter of your property, it’s a good idea for you to look into how you can move these plants away.  By relocating plants away from where you intend on having fencing installed, you can make sure that you’re able to preserve the plants you want to keep, while still ensuring that the fence is installed without any problem. Consider the following three tips for safely moving away your plants.   Use Containers to Temporarily Hold Plants If you want to keep the...

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How To Winterize A Wooden Fence

Wooden fences are one of the most common types of residential fences available, due to their low cost and the natural, rustic aesthetic which they provide. However, wood is extremely susceptible to damage in the winter months due to moisture exposure and severe weather conditions, both of which can cause damage to the structural integrity of your fence. Thankfully, there are a few things that you can do to ensure that your wooden fence is prepared for the subzero temperatures of the winter. Remove Debris The first thing that you want to do is remove any built up leaves and other organic...

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Fencing Issues Getting Your Goat? Farm Fencing Choices That Work For Goats And Poultry

As a new homesteader or farmer with livestock, you already know that fencing to keep your animals safely constrained and away from roadway traffic and other animals and situations that could hurt them is very important. What you may not know, however, is that not all types of farm fencing works equally well with the types of livestock you have chosen for your farm.  Goats Because goats are both inquisitive and athletic, they are often considered to be on of the most difficult animals to confine. Standard woven wire fencing with large openings, such as that used for cattle, will not work...

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