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Child Safety & Pet Safety: The Role of Fencing

Posted on May 17th, 2024 by Scott Norman

For families with young children and pets, a fence is much more than a boundary marker or an aesthetic enhancement to a home. It is a critical component in creating a safe outdoor environment where children and pets can play and explore without the immediate dangers of the outside world.  This article will explore the […]

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Neighbor Friendly Fences: Fostering Harmony and Privacy

Posted on February 26th, 2024 by Scott Norman

In the realm of home improvement and property management, the adage “good fences make good neighbors” holds a wealth of wisdom. This phrase, immortalized by Robert Frost, emphasizes the importance of clear boundaries in maintaining harmonious relations. However, constructing a fence that satisfies both privacy and aesthetic needs, while also being considerate of neighbors, requires […]

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Choosing the Perfect Fencing for a Pet-Friendly Fenced Yard

Posted on February 16th, 2024 by Scott Norman

Creating a pet-friendly yard is a priority for pet owners who want to ensure their furry friends can enjoy the outdoors safely. When it comes to choosing a perfect fence for this type of yard, several factors come into play to ensure both the safety and happiness of your pets. This article delves into considerations […]

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Fencing for Backyard Urban Gardens

Posted on January 15th, 2024 by Scott Norman

Nurturing Your Green Space in the City Urban gardening is a rewarding endeavor, providing a touch of nature and tranquility in the midst of bustling city life. However, the success of an urban garden largely hinges on the right fencing, which not only defines and protects your green space but also contributes to its aesthetic […]

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2024 Custom Fence Design Trends in Chicago

Posted on December 4th, 2023 by Scott Norman

Embracing Modernity and Tradition In Chicago, the trend in custom fence design is a blend of modern styles with traditional elements. Modern fence styles are gaining traction with their clean lines, minimalistic designs, and emphasis on functionality. These fences contribute to the contemporary appeal of properties while ensuring security. On the other hand, the timeless […]

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Fence Maintenance in the Chicago Area Ensuring Longevity and Aesthetic Appeal

Posted on November 9th, 2023 by Scott Norman

Chicago’s unique climate, characterized by its windy conditions, snowy winters, and humid summers, demands diligent care for outdoor structures, particularly fences. Proper fence maintenance is crucial to withstand the extreme weather and keep your property looking its best. In this article, we’ll guide you through the necessary steps to maintain your fence, thereby ensuring its […]

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A New Quality Fence Offers a Good Return On Investment (ROI)

Posted on October 11th, 2023 by Scott Norman

The Benefits of Quality Fence Installation in Chicago The notion of ‘home’ extends beyond the four walls that house our memories and moments. The boundaries that delineate this space play an equally vital role in crafting a sanctuary that offers security, privacy, and aesthetic appeal. One such boundary that often goes unnoticed until its absence […]

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Weathering the Windy City: Long Lasting Fence Materials

Posted on September 6th, 2023 by Scott Norman

Ah, Chicago – renowned for its deep-dish pizzas, bustling waterfronts, and impressive skyline. But residents know another side to this iconic city: the Windy City isn’t just a nickname; it’s a reality. And when we pair the gusty conditions with the icy grips of snowy winters, we quickly realize that not just any fence can […]

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Can I Put a Privacy Fence in My Front Yard?

Posted on August 1st, 2023 by Scott Norman

Backyard fences are some of the most common home additions for their added security, privacy, and containment. However, did you know you can install a front yard fence too? Read this guide to see if front yard fences are right for you! What to Know About Installing Front Yard Fences You can install a fence […]

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The Beauty and Safety of a Contemporary Wrought Iron Fence

Posted on July 26th, 2023 by Scott Norman

As a homeowner with small children or pets, the safety and security of your loved ones are of utmost importance. Creating a secure environment within the confines of your property is not only a responsible decision but also a vital one. One effective and elegant solution to safeguard your loved ones is by installing a […]

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What Is The Best Wood For Fences?

Posted on May 31st, 2023 by Scott Norman

Determining the best wood fence materials will be influenced by factors such as your budget, geographical location, personal style preferences, and other considerations. Check out our comprehensive guide where we break down the pros and cons to each variety of wood. A Guide to Long-Lasting Beauty Redwood, cedar, and pressure treated pine are the most […]

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Why Invest in Security Fencing for Homes & Businesses

Posted on June 10th, 2022 by Scott Norman

Benefits of Fencing Many people ask themselves if installing a fence, or replacing an old one, is a smart investment or not, and the answer is almost always yes. Whether you are trying to raise your property value, increase curb appeal, update the style of your home, add privacy, or improve security, fences are typically […]

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Best Types of Fences for Windy Areas

Posted on April 15th, 2022 by Scott Norman

There are many varieties of fencing materials available today, and they all come with different design options, sizes, and heights. The trick to choosing the best fence for your space is taking into account your taste, style, security needs, and the environment itself. Many people live in areas with high winds that require fencing to […]

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Autumn Fence Prep by A Fence Company in Chicago, IL

Posted on October 4th, 2021 by Scott Norman

Autumn weather in Chicago, IL allows us to enjoy a few more weeks outdoors having bonfires, cookouts in our backyards, and decorating for Halloween. Another thing many people do before the snowfall is clean up their yards by raking fallen leaves, laying down mulch in the flower beds, and planting bulbs that will bloom come […]

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Wood Fence Maintenance Tips for Summertime

Posted on July 6th, 2021 by Scott Norman

Wooden fencing is one of the most popular types of fencing available, especially in Chicago. Wood fences are aesthetically pleasing, sturdy, and come in a variety of sizes and styles. In order to maintain their beauty and structural integrity, wooden fences must be properly cared for, especially during the humid summer months in Chicago. Below, […]

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Caring for Your Wrought Iron Fence in Chicago

Posted on May 3rd, 2021 by Scott Norman

Tips for Maintaining A Wrought Iron Fence A wrought iron fence is one of the most durable, reliable, and attractive fencing materials available to homeowners and business owners today. However, just like wood and vinyl fencing, even something as strong as wrought iron needs proper maintenance to remain beautiful and sturdy. There are several tips […]

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Security Fences for the Home – Part II

Posted on April 27th, 2021 by Scott Norman

Various Types of Security Fencing – Installed by Fence Contractors in Chicago If you are specifically looking for a fence to improve security around your home, there are certain prerequisites you’ll want to include. As we explained earlier, it is important to choose a fence that cannot be easily bypassed, is difficult to climb over, […]

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Security Fences for the Home – Part I

Posted on February 1st, 2021 by Scott Norman

Choosing the Best Security Fence for Home Protection Security is something everyone thinks about at some point when they own any type of property, and it often gains importance when it comes to protecting your home and family. The right type of fence can add to the overall security of your home, while the wrong […]

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Dog Friendly Fences

Posted on September 30th, 2020 by Scott Norman

Fences Serve Many Purposes There are many ways a fence can improve your property. Fences provide privacy, distinguish property lines, increase curb appeal, and raise property value. There are an equal number of ways a fence can help protect your property, from deterring crime to keeping your pets safe. A fence in Chicago, Illinois might […]

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Preventing Mold and Mildew Build-Up

Posted on August 17th, 2020 by Scott Norman

If you have an older fence in your yard, you may notice over time that it has begun developing a greenish hue or streaks. Mold and mildew are natural offenders that are more likely to flourish in humid climates, but can occur anywhere there’s moisture. It’s no surprise that many people find the greenish coloring […]

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