Fencing & Decking Blog

Fencing & Decking Blog

Our specialty is fencing in Minnesota & North Dakota, so we write about fencing in MN & ND.  Whether you are new or a native to our frozen tundra, we hope you will find something in our blog about fencing that will both intrigue & educate.

Tips for Upper Midwest Homeowners

Our Fencing & Decking Blog features insider tips on the best fencing and deck installation styles for Upper Midwest homeowners looking to boost curb appeal and security on their property without breaking the budget. Read on to find out what fence is best for your property and learn about logistics on installation.

How To Build A Wood Fence With Metal Posts
Fence Installation

How to Build a Wood Fence With Metal Posts

When building a wood fence, you need to decide whether you’ll use wood posts or metal posts to secure your fence. These metal posts can provide strength to what would be the weakest parts of your fence. Although it may seem overwhelming to build a wood fence with metal posts, this isn’t the case. Through

Read More »
Benefits Of Adding A Fence
Fence Installation

Benefits of Adding a Fence

Regardless of how large your property is, a fence can significantly improve the function and value of your outdoor space. A privacy fence can also give you peace of mind knowing you’re keeping your family and personal property safe. If you’re considering installing a fence, here are five reasons why it’s worth adding one to

Read More »
Different Types Of Deck Designs
Deck Installation

Different Types of Deck Designs

Your deck is more than just an addition to your home. It’s where you gather with friends for a BBQ, lay in the sun to catch some rays, read a book in the shade, and make memories for years to come. The design of your deck should be functional for your home, and the design

Read More »
Repairing Vs. Replacing Deck: The Best Option For You
Deck Installation

Repairing vs. Replacing Deck: The Best Option for You

Like any other system in your house, your deck requires maintenance. Since it’s exposed to the elements for 365 days per year, decks are prone to some pretty severe weather-related wear and tear. Even with routine maintenance, at some point, your deck will require some more extensive repairs, leaving you with an important decision: Should

Read More »
Does My Pool Need A Fence?
Fence Installation

Does My Pool Need a Fence?

The short answer is yes; state law requires that you have one. According to the Minnesota state legislature website, all pool fencing must: be at least five feet high be equipped with self-closing, self-latching gates that are capable of being locked not have any openings greater than four inches in the fence not have any

Read More »
What Is A Low-maintenance Deck?
Composite Decking

What is a Low-Maintenance Deck?

Many homeowners can agree that the goal is to have our dream house. We imagine a beautiful fence, a vibrant green yard, and our favorite color palette on the inner and outer walls. But no home is complete without that perfect deck for those special family moments. Unfortunately, building our dream home can get quite

Read More »
The Best Privacy Fences
Fencing Styles

The Best Privacy Fences

A well-constructed fence made with the right materials can give your home a sense of security. Besides keeping pets and children from wandering off your property, privacy fences also keep out unwanted guests. Fences protect your family and your possessions from passersby and block out the rest of the neighborhood, giving you a sense of

Read More »
What Is Laminate Decking?
Fence Materials

What is Laminate Decking?

Like any major home investment, it’s important to consider an affordable yet smart option when looking for decking to help you enjoy every corner of your home.  Before doing so it is important to consider a few things: Materials Sustainability Costs Materials We have more options than before when it comes to choosing what materials

Read More »
How Much Is Wooden Fencing?
Fence Installation

How Much is Wooden Fencing?

The American dream includes the place we call home surrounded by the white picket fence. However, the idea of the white picket fence has evolved to adapt to each unique owner’s preferences. Fences can be built with materials ranging from wood to vinyl and in various styles. But there is something about installing wooden fences

Read More »
Will Your Fence Withstand The Wind?
Fence Maintenance

Will Your Fence Withstand The Wind?

It seems that the weather conditions get crazier each year that passes. Not only do we see weather that isn’t typical for certain times of the year, but we are also seeing them reach extremes. Winter comes with strong winds that can do a lot of damage to our homes. The last thing we want

Read More »
Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Most Popular:

Scroll to Top