Wooden privacy fences make it possible for you to enjoy your property without the interference of people passing by or your neighbors and add value to your extended living area. You may value that wooden privacy fence you have on your property more so than just about any other feature, but if you are like a lot of homeowners, you have no idea how to properly care for a wooden fence.
After getting fencing installed around your property, it's important that you become familiar with what kinds of steps you can take to keep it in the best condition possible. Many homeowners skip basic maintenance or unintentionally allow some elements of their landscaping to cause damage to the fence, leading to repairs being needed.
The first place to start when designing your yard with fencing in mind is the landscaping itself.
If you have deer coming into your yard frequently then you may want to do what you can to keep them out. Deer will eat your foliage, including flowers in your flower bed and items in your garden. They can also bring ticks into your yard. The ticks will fall off them and catch a ride on the next available host, which may unfortunately be someone in your household or one of your pets.
If you have a vinyl fence surrounding your property and there is a small hole in one of the panels, repair it by completing the steps below. Once you have finished, add a fresh coat of paint over the repaired area so that it matches the rest of the fence.
scrub brush bucket of warm, soapy water water hose lint-free cloths electric sander sandpaper (coarse and fine) flat board can of spray foam insulation exterior paint mixing stick paintbrush roller and frame Clean The Damaged Area And Sand It
The decision of which fencing material to use for your home should weigh on more than which material will cost you the least to install. The problem is that something that won't cost you a lot of money initially can end up costing you a lot in the way of replacement and repair costs. While both metal and wood are viable options, the best option in terms of durability and maintenance is vinyl.