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.

The Pros And Cons Of Vinyl Stone Fencing
Fencing Styles

The Pros and Cons of Vinyl Stone Fencing

A fence is an excellent addition to your home for privacy, security, or property value reasons. There are many different varieties of fences available. Vinyl fencing, also known as PVC (polyvinyl chloride), is an option that has become increasingly popular in recent years. This type of fence is available in many styles, shapes, and colors,

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Chain Link Fence
Fencing Styles

Can Chain Link Fence Decrease Property Value?

If you have plans to move out or sell in the near future, property value is probably always in the back of your mind when making home improvements, and with reason! Therefore, it’s crucial to consider how any investments will increase or decrease your property’s value down the line. The first thing a potential home

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3 Reasons To Use Metal Posts For A Wood Fence
Fencing Styles

3 Reasons to Use Metal Posts for a Wood Fence

When you decide to build a fence on your property, you will have to think about the purpose of your fence. However, no matter what you want to accomplish with your fence, the reality is that when you’re investing in a project like this, you expect a fence that will last for decades. But how

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fence installation
Fence Installation

Do’s and Don’ts of Fence Installation

If you’re a DIYer, then you might think that installing a fence will be a pretty simple project. After all, what’s involved besides digging some holes and putting in some posts? While installing a fence may be a simple project, starting without considering the basics could cause you to have some pretty expensive blunders that

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Wooden Fence
Fence Materials

Steel Fence vs. Wood Fence: Which is Better?

You’ve decided to invest in a fence to protect your family, improve your privacy, and add aesthetics to your home. That was the easy part. Now you have to decide which material is best for fencing, and the options start to be overwhelming. If you can’t choose between a steel and wood fence, you’re in

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fence styles
Fencing Styles

How to Decide on the Best Fence for Your Property

Fences are an excellent addition to any property. They provide privacy, security, and can be very aesthetically pleasing, which can help to boost your property value. So when a property owner decides on installing a fence, it’s a win-win all around. However, before you jump headlong into a fencing project, it might be a good

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fence installation
Fence Installation

How Long Does It Take to Build a Fence

There may be many reasons why you would want to build a fence around your property. In addition to boosting your home security, they can add an extra level of privacy in a crowded neighborhood. If done with quality materials and professional help, fences can also make your home more aesthetically appealing, which can boost

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fence temporary
Fencing Styles

What is Temporary Fencing?

Fences keep pets and children in and dangers out. In addition, they serve as boundaries for construction projects and mark property lines. Some situations require fencing, but not as a permanent solution. This is where temporary fencing makes its grand entrance. Temporary fencing is a great way to secure an area without a long-term commitment.

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gate
Fencing Styles

Different Types of Gates

There are a variety of gates to choose from that will complement your existing fencing. Here is a breakdown of three gate styles that you may need on your property. Standard Gates For standard gates, the gate material usually follows the material of the fence. For example, if you have a cedar fence, you’ll likely

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bollard chain
Fencing Styles

What is Bollard Fencing?

While bollards often go unnoticed in the world of fencing, bollard fencing can help to protect structures and objects from moving vehicles. These short posts are a great addition to any parking lot, park, or facility to increase the security and safety of their patrons. What is a Bollard? Bollards are steel posts placed in

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