Sep 2, 2020

What type of gate operator should I get?

2020-09-02T20:48:04+00:00September 2, 2020|

There are many good operators on the market. Before buying, consider these important points. Find a brand that is sold locally. Find a brand that has parts readily available. Consider [...]

Sep 2, 2020

How does stain increase life of the fence?

2020-09-02T20:47:48+00:00September 2, 2020|

The stain protects the natural oils and fibers in the wood. Without the protection of the stain/sealer, the wood turns slowly grey as the oils are leeched out by the [...]

Sep 2, 2020

What happens to the old fence?

2020-09-02T20:46:53+00:00September 2, 2020|

We haul off the old fence and concrete when we are finished, if not sooner. The fence sections are taken away to be ground up and recycled and the concrete [...]

Sep 2, 2020

Should my fence be touching the ground?

2020-09-02T20:46:31+00:00September 2, 2020|

Ideally no, but then all sorts of things would be coming and going from your yard. Leaving a gap at the bottom keeps your fence from trapping soil and water [...]

Sep 2, 2020

It’s just a hole in the ground, isn’t it?

2020-09-02T20:46:16+00:00September 2, 2020|

While it's not rocket science to set a post into the ground, careful consideration should be given to this phase of the work. Most manufacturers of post-setting materials suggest a [...]

Sep 2, 2020

What about steel posts?

2020-09-02T20:45:52+00:00September 2, 2020|

Steel posts come in many shapes and sizes. The most common post for wood fences in the Dallas area is 2 3/8 inch diameter galvanized. There are also many thicknesses [...]

Sep 2, 2020

Why does my fence have stains?

2020-09-02T20:45:34+00:00September 2, 2020|

The stains you see are from corroding or rusting nails and fasteners. Cedar mills recommend the use of aluminum, stainless steel or polymer-coated fasteners. When galvanized nails or fasteners are [...]

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