The most common material that is used to make fences today, by far and away, is vinyl. While wood is also still a popular option, the popularity of vinyl has risen in recent decades so that it is used on a vast majority of new homes, especially here in Utah. Why has this happened, though? What is it about vinyl that makes it so appealing to homeowners, contractors, and families? …Read More
When winter rolls around, the elements can do quite a number on your property and outdoor amenities, especially your fence. Sure, the heat and blazing sun of summer time can also cause discoloration and wear-and-tear on your fence, but winter has the ability to be especially destructive, especially if you don’t take precautions to protect your fence. Here are some of the reasons that winter is so harmful to your …Read More
A wooden fence is an attractive way to mark your property’s border. In fact, wood is one of the most popular materials used for fencing and fence construction. Some other popular options include vinyl and concrete. Unlike vinyl and concrete, however, wood is a lot more susceptible to damage inflicted by the weather and the elements. Especially in Utah, where we experience such drastically different temperatures and weather, depending on …Read More
Dogs make wonderful pets and additions to a family. They are loyal, smart, and form emotional bonds with kids that teach responsibility and empathy. However, they can also be a big headache if you don’t learn how to control them and keep them within your yard. Some people find their dogs are escape artists that find ways to get out of the yard, regardless of what they do. This can …Read More
When we build a home we expect it to last a long time, provide shelter, and give our families a place to grow up safely. With the summer in full bloom, kids will play outside more and enjoy the sun and fresh air. Here are a few tips to keep your home as safe on the outside as it is on the inside.
A vinyl fence is beautiful on its own, but there are a variety of ways in which you can incorporate your fenceline into your landscaping. Here is a look at some create ways to landscape the area along your vinyl fence.
Here at Fence Specialist, beautiful vinyl fencing is our speciality. We love vinyl fencing because it is strong, durable, and easy to maintain. Vinyl will withstand harsh winters, hot summers, rainy weather, and sun damage alike. You never need to worry about repainting it, and rust is never an issue, either. Cleaning vinyl fencing is as easy as using soap and water to gently restore your fence to a gleaming …Read More
The weather is starting to get warmer, and with the excitement of spring usually comes with a lot of home improvement projects. Anything you were unhappy with during the winter about your home or yard is getting evaluated to see if you still want to update it. During the springtime, most people do some form of spring cleaning. And while this usually generally applies to projects within the home, it …Read More
There are a lot of fence material options for when you’re ready to get your new fence installed. A fence adds a lot of curb appeal and value to your home, and it’s also a great opportunity to customize your backyard. When you chose your house, you chose one that had personality and character, a house that really resonated with your family’s specific style. So when you’re adding a fence, …Read More
When it comes to your yard, a fence is an important amenity that helps mark your property and keep a degree of privacy. The truth is that a fence is what makes your yard feel like a little slice of home. However, at the same time, fences are often one of the less attractive parts of a yard. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. There are ways that …Read More