Fencing tips, tricks, and other useful residential and commercial fence information.
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When most home and business owners picture chain link fencing, they only see one thing. They imagine the plain grey braided fencing that is commonly found in backyards and for security fencing. However, chain link comes in several varieties to add aesthetic and practical benefits to the installation. Vinyl coating for chain link is becoming … Continue reading Chain Link: The Benefits of Vinyl Coating
Barbed wire is a common addition to commercial fencing for an added sense of security. It can be used for outdoor showrooms such as boating, RV, or car lots. And, in some rural communities, it is allowed in residential areas. However, there are many factors to consider before installing barbed wire onto your commercial or … Continue reading Fence Security: Do I Need Barbed Wire?
Wood fencing is popular throughout the Tampa Bay area. The simple, natural look stands the test of time and is ideal for privacy fencing. While wood fencing comes with some special maintenance considerations, it is overall a very popular choice for its beautiful appearance and affordability. However, you can minimize the maintenance needs of wood … Continue reading Wood Fencing: Paint vs Stain
There are hundreds of options when choosing a contractor for home improvement projects. Many of the chain home improvement stores offer installation services as well as materials to get the job done as quickly as possible. You can also find out-of-town contractors who come in after natural disasters or during major community renovations to build … Continue reading Top Reasons to Choose a Local Fence Company
At FloriFence, we offer a variety of options for fencing, from simple and affordable solutions to fully custom designs. While we understand that each of our customers’ needs is different, we always recommend a degree of customization for each project. Fencing is a long-term addition to your home. Once installed, it will last up to … Continue reading Three Reasons to Choose a Custom Fence
If fencing is installed correctly, it can last upward of 10 to 20 years. However, there will come a time when it needs to be replaced, and this is not the same as building a fence from scratch. FloriFence specializes in fence replacement and can guide you through a hassle-free process. This is what you … Continue reading What to Expect if You Need Your Old Fence Removed
Installing a fence with a professional company is always the best way to go with a fence addition or renovation. However, the process can be more complicated than a homeowner or business owner may expect. It is not a “one and done” job, but rather takes meticulous planning in order to achieve. First, our contractors … Continue reading What To Expect During Fencing Installation
Adding a fence to your property can be as exciting as it is scary. There are so many things to consider, and you never know how smoothly the project will go until its finished. At FloriFence, we promise to work diligently and collaboratively to ensure you get the most out of your fencing project. This … Continue reading 3 Things to Look for in a Residential Fence
Adding a fence to commercial property can be a big and daunting task for facility owners or managers. However, having that added privacy and security is well worth the investment. You can make the installation process much simpler if you look for these four things in your fencing design and service: The right material. Choosing … Continue reading 4 Things to Look for in a Commercial Fence
Many Florida residents move here to enjoy a beautiful waterfront view from their own backyard. Or, even if you choose a home further inland, Tampa and St. Petersburg neighborhoods are typically not too far from the ocean or lakes where you can swim or get a tan. However, with all of this beautiful water comes … Continue reading Tips for Keeping Mosquitoes at Bay
In Florida, we deal with a variety of summertime pests that can cause trouble to homeowners. From roaches and rats to squirrels, ants, mosquitoes, and more, these unwanted guests can cause severe damage to your property. They also spread disease, eat through wood and wires, and will inevitably cause damage to your outdoor hardscape. As … Continue reading Signs You’re Dealing with Dangerous Yard Pests
At FloriFence, we care about the long-term home happiness of our customers. When we install a fence, we’re doing more than adding a structural element — we’re adding privacy, security, and beauty to a property. That is why we look after our customers and ensure they are prepared for everything that comes with owning a … Continue reading How to Tell if Your Trees are Healthy
Installing a new fence can be an exciting home improvement project to take on. But, just as with any other home renovation, there are certain rules to follow and etiquette to respect before you begin. We recommend you follow these steps before beginning your fencing project to ensure you don’t upset neighbors or break local … Continue reading Top Tips for Proper Fence Etiquette
Fencing comes in all sorts of shapes and sizes, and gates are not automatically included in installation. You might ask, “Why do I need a gate if I simply want to close off my property?” At FloriFence, we recommend adding a gate to all fencing projects even though they can add additional costs. The benefits … Continue reading The Benefits of Adding a Gate to Your Fence
At FloriFence, we love to help our customers create a fence that is 100% their own personal style. Fencing adds much more than privacy and protection to your home. It changes the entire style of the property, and we want to make sure that style suits your vision. We help customers design custom gates and … Continue reading Fun Ways to Personalize Your Fence
Florida home and business owners are more than familiar with the dangers of hurricane season. It is something we must brave every year, and much of our construction choices are made with hurricanes in mind. Fencing is no exception, and at FloriFence we want to help you make the best choices when it comes to … Continue reading Hurricane Ready: Which Fences Will Stand Up to the Storm?
Fencing is relatively low maintenance for most homes and facilities. With the occasional cleaning, your fence will last up to 20 years depending on its material and location. However, there are some cases in which fencing should be repaired to prevent premature replacement. At FloriFence, we recommend home or business owners schedule a fencing repair … Continue reading Signs Your Fence Is in Need of Repair
With proper maintenance, fencing can typically last from 10 to 20 years, depending on the material. A wooden fence will last around 10 years if it is properly sealed and if regular maintenance is performed to prevent rot and termite damage. Vinyl and aluminum fencing can make it past the 20-year mark if it is … Continue reading When to Replace Your Fence
For many homeowners, fencing is a stagnant and oftentimes unnoticed part of their property. However, at FloriFence, our passion is fencing. Our staff knows everything there is to know about this construction material and find joy in building a quality fence that is built to last. We believe that fencing can be fun, and wanted … Continue reading Fun Fence Facts
Fencing is something many home and business owners take for granted. It is not often the most important part of a property, but it serves a great purpose that has not always been so easy to obtain in the past. The history of fencing is part of the struggle of humanity to survive. Fences were … Continue reading The History of Fencing
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