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How to Maintain your Wooden Fences

How to Maintain your Wooden Fences

A wooden fence is a great reminder of the good old days when the early pioneers ventured into the untamed lands in the West. When they started settling down, only wood was the available material used to build barricades against stray animals and predators that hunt on cows and sheep. Today, people are still using wooden fences because they’re cheaper and easier to install and use as fences. Iron and aluminum fences may be durable, but they’re too difficult to install on your own. You’ll need to hire contractors to get the job done. As for vinyl fences, the initial costs involved in setting up and installing these fences are too expensive. If you have the extra money needed for the costs, then go ahead and do it.

If you’re not too confident with your handyman skills, then you’re better off contacting a local contractor to handle the installation of your wooden fences. Chances are you’ll end up damaging the fence itself while trying to figure out how to do the installation properly. Worse, you might end up hurting yourself. Stop trying to do everything on your own just to save a few dollars. There are also contractors whose service fee is not that expensive. You can check your local listings for reviews on cheap fencing contractors and from there, you can talk with the company representative and ask them questions about your fencing concerns.

When it comes to fence installation, only trust in the experts. We at Knoxville Fences are more than happy to help you out with all your fencing issues. Need help with installing your wooden fences? No problem. We’ll gladly send out our contractors and make sure that your fences are properly installed and ready. We can even assist you with other fencing concerns, such as fence repairs and gate installation.


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  • Braden Bills
    February 13, 2020, 2:41 pm REPLY

    I want to have a wooden fence installed, but I want to make sure that I take care of it properly. It makes sense that I would want to perform regular maintenance on it! It would be smart for me to get a professional to help me out with it. They would be able to ensure that it doesn’t get any problems in the long run.

  • Joe Hall
    March 23, 2020, 7:58 pm REPLY

    I appreciate you explaining that this can be a pretty hard job to do, so we should hire professionals to install our fence. My wife and I want more privacy around our home since we just got some new neighbors. I like the idea of getting a wooden fence so that our yard still looks really nice and modern.

  • contact us
    October 30, 2020, 12:59 pm REPLY

    Tamp down the gravel. You can use concrete, if desired, but the moisture in the concrete can sometimes cause wooden posts to rot more quickly, while the gravel allows water to drain quickly away from the fence post and into the soil.

  • www.fencingcompanyokc.com/
    November 4, 2020, 11:04 am REPLY

    For the ease of use and long lasting protection, the Cuprinol Wood Preserver is our top recommendation as the best wood preservative for fence, sheds and garden furniture.

  • https://www.fencingcompanyokc.com/
    November 11, 2020, 10:01 am REPLY

    They are more resistant to rot and decay than other species," says Jack Holt, owner of Holt Lumber in Fresno, Calif.



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