What Causes a Wood Fence to Warp, Twist, and Crack

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN If you have a wooden fence on your property, then chances are good that fence has begun to warp, twist, move, shrink, and crack. Any fence made of wood will experience this to some extent, especially over many years of being subject to the weather, but certain factors can cause this warping, twisting, moving, … Read More

What is the Best Time to Stain a Wooden Fence or Deck

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN If you have a new wooden fence or deck, then staining it at some point is important to protect it and help prolong its functional lifespan. The question is… when? You can find a host of different answers to this question: 30 days, three months, or even longer. The truth is there is no … Read More

Difference Between Vinyl and Wood Fence Material

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Are you interested in adding a fence to your property? Not all fences are alike. Specifically, the type of material you choose can make a big difference. When building a privacy fence, a picket fence, or a farm fence, you can use one of two types of materials: vinyl or wood. Here is some … Read More

Hot Design Trends this Summer for your Outdoor Living Space

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Ahhh, summertime. It is the season of cookouts, pool parties and outdoor get-togethers with family and friends. If you are hosting a function this summer, you want your outdoor space to be as comfortable and inviting as possible. The current trend is to create an outdoor space that has the same comfort, look, and … Read More

Deck Safety – The Vital Necessities of an Annual Inspection

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN In April, a family in northeast Tennessee experienced the unimaginable when a second-story deck collapsed. Six people were injured, including an infant who had to be airlifted to Vanderbilt University. A deck is made for entertaining during the warm weather, but before holding your next get-together, you need to make sure that your deck … Read More

Are You Interested in Adding a Fence to Your Property this Summer

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Are you interested in adding a fence to your property this summer? Not all fences are alike. Specifically, the type of material you choose can make a big difference. When building a privacy fence, a picket fence, or a farm fence, you can use one of two types of materials: vinyl or wood. Here … Read More

Decorative Lattice to Spruce up Home

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN A deck is more than just a place to have social gatherings or to enjoy your outdoor landscape. The space underneath a deck also can provide valuable storage for lawn care items, tools or even firewood. However, this storage space also can end up being unsightly. Consider decorative lattice as a way to hide … Read More

How to Improve the Looks for Your Chain-Link Fence

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Choosing the right type of fence for your property can be challenging for some. Often, homeowners want a fence to provide a safe haven for their kids or pets while keeping intruders out. A privacy fence may be suitable for some, but what if you still want to enjoy the view from your backyard? … Read More

Add Warmth to Your Deck with These Winter Decorating Tips

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Just because the weather turns cold does not mean your deck has to go into hibernation until springtime. Here are a few decorating tips to spruce up your outdoor space for the winter. Use seedheads from your dormant garden or branches trimmed from your evergreen plants and trees to fill empty planting containers. Stick … Read More

Is Your Deck Prepared for Winter

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Winter means snow, ice and freezing rain. If you are not prepared, wintry precipitation can damage your outdoor deck. Here are a few tips to help prepare your deck for the weather ahead. If you have a wood deck or a composite deck, keep it clean. Otherwise, either surface can be susceptible to mold … Read More