All posts tagged "fences"
Shou Sugi Ban – Japanese Charred Wood
The term “Shou-Sugi-Ban” is Japanese and literally translates to “burnt cedar board”. The term is commonly used to describe the centuries old Japanese technique of charring “Sugi” (cedar) planks used for residential siding, fencing, and decking projects....
- Posted June 2, 2018
Show Notes: Fences and Cool Tools
Spring is fast approaching, time to get your “To-Do” list on order. Is it time to replace that rickety fence? The choices for wood fencing may leave you wondering what will last longer, with less maintenance, than the old fence. We...
- Posted March 4, 2017
Show Notes: Fences and Homeowners Insurance
Winter fences falling over? Worried about holiday disasters? We have information to help you care for your fences before they are damaged by winter weather. Know about your homeowners insurance at this time of year that will...
- Posted December 3, 2016
On Fence Building
About two years ago we had a storm in our area that took down half the fences in our yard. In fact, fences were blown over throughout our entire county – according to our insurance adjustor. What...
- Posted July 20, 2016
Building Deck Stairs
If you have plans for a deck that consists of more than one level or will be more than about 15 inches above the ground, it will need stairs. Stairs can be one of the most challenging...
- Posted March 3, 2016
It is said, “good fences make for good neighbors.” Which is true. However, good fences also provide a margin of safety and security as well. While keeping your children and pets contained on your property – or...
- Posted August 18, 2015
Painting Fences Pt.2
When Tom Sawyer got Huckleberry Finn to paint his fence he forgot the most important part. In part II of our series on fences, you’ll learn how to be certain the entire fence gets painted — so...
- Posted May 11, 2014