When Is the Best Time to Stain a Fence?

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For many homeowners, your backyard is either a pride point or a pain point. If you love your yard, it can be somewhere very enjoyable to be. It’s where your pets and children play, where you host your friends and family, where you BBQ in the summer months, and where you sit in the evenings soaking up the last of the …

How to Choose a Fence Contractor

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Maybe you’re looking to install a new fence? Or, maybe your current fence is in need of repair? In any case, you’re on the hunt for a fence contractor. What you’re wondering, though, is how to choose a fence contractor. Generally speaking, it involves following a few key steps. These steps include the following.  Search Google You should start your search by using …

Materials Shortage/Appointment Scheduling Update/Pricing

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The COVID-19 pandemic contributed to a lot of lifestyle changes and affected the construction industry across the world. Since most companies stopped operating for a while after the pandemic started, the production and supply of construction materials declined rapidly. One of the challenges we are currently facing at Texas Best Fence & Patio is the low availability of materials. Here, …

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How to Maintain a Wood Fence

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The high heat and humidity of the summer months in Texas can definitely take their toll on any hardscape feature. But this is especially true when it comes to your wood fences. By being proactive with fence maintenance before winter arrives, you can preserve your investment and extend its life. Not only will the results be more aesthetically appealing, but you …

How to Choose the Right Fence

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Installing a fence on your property is a great way to add value, create privacy, and bring character to any outdoor space. Fences of all styles help contribute to the exterior aesthetic of your home, creating a stylish space for entertaining family and friends. Whatever your family’s needs, there are options for everyone! From wood to wrought iron and all …

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Wood Fence Stain: Pre-Stained is Best

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First impressions are important. When someone visits your home, you want them to see a beautiful, well-kept place. But before visitors step through the front door, your yard sets the stage! The landscaping, fencing, and even the wood fence stain you choose can say a lot about you and the pride you take in your home. There is absolutely no reason, however, …

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Fence Height: How High is Too High

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A fence around your yard is aesthetically pleasing and gives you security and privacy. It can also increase the value of your property. If you’ve decided to fence your yard, make sure that you know the fence height rules for your area. Fence Height Rules and Other General Rules  If you live in a subdivision or a development, check the covenants before …

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Benefits of a Board on Board Fence

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A board-on-board fence offers several benefits to the homeowner, including versatility, functionality, and privacy. Board on board fencing is available in several different design options to suit every home style. Because the boards are made out of wood, they are able to be customized with stains and finished to complement the rest of your home. Double-Sided Visual Appeal Most types …