Tips to Winterize your Deck this Winter

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Many homeowners don’t think too much about their deck during the winter. Instead, they are too busy focusing on how they will enjoy it come spring. However, your Middle Tennessee fence and deck provider, Mid Tenn Fencing, has some tips to help you winterize your deck this winter and protect your investment during the … Read More

What you Should do Before Building a Deck

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Deciding to add a deck to your home provides a beautiful space that is great for entertaining or relaxing, while also increasing your property value. Any deck project is a major endeavor that should not be taken lightly and should be done with the proper planning. Here are some things you should do before … Read More

When Caring for your Wooden Deck Becomes Hazardous

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Murfreesboro, Mt. Juliet and Franklin, TN Advances in fabrication technology now make composite decking preferable to wooden decks for a variety of reasons. One factor that people often over look? A wooden deck actually can jeopardize the health of your family. If you own a pressure-treated wood deck that was constructed prior to 2004, there is a high likelihood that … Read More

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