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As we enter the hottest month of summer, yard work may be the last thing on your mind. However, it’s not just you that the summer heat takes a toll on. Your backyard fence can suffer from intense heat, rains, and the general severity of the Florida climate in August. If you want to protect … Continue reading Three Ways to Give Your Fence a Summer Makeover
Most of our clients choose their fence material based on longevity. A vinyl or metal fence will often stand up for decades of wear and tear with no problem, but these options can be out of the price range for some households. Plus, no fence is fully protected from things like weed eaters, lawnmowers, and … Continue reading What is Fence Armor and Do I Need it for My Yard?
At FloriFence, we spend a great deal of time with our clients in the design process of their new fences. It may seem like a simple process, but there is much more to fence design than simply mapping out the perimeter. A well-thought-out fence design should incorporate your family or business needs as well as … Continue reading How to Design the Perfect Fence Layout
Parents choose their homes not only for their own personal tastes but for the life they’ll be able to build with their children in the process. A big backyard, spacious bedrooms, and other child-related considerations are often first on the list of priorities for parents shopping for new homes. The backyard design is often the … Continue reading How to Child-Proof Your Backyard
Brick fencing is popular for both residential and commercial properties as it is a sturdy and classic privacy fence option. The rustic look of brick adds to the character of your home with minimal effort. Plus, because of its density, brick will stand up to years of wear and tear with minimal repair work necessary. … Continue reading Style Options for Brick Fencing
Florida is home to one of America’s most biodiverse ecosystems. The Everglades and similar swamps and marshes host a variety of beautiful wildlife that we are able to explore at any time. While seeing this incredible wildlife at local state parks and nature preserves can be an exciting experience, seeing it in our backyards is … Continue reading How to Keep Snakes and Other Reptiles Out of Your Yard
ADA compliance is critical for every business to incorporate into their building design. Not only is accessibility required by law in many states, but it creates a more inclusive environment for you to grow your community and customer base. An accessible building is a welcoming building, and can make it easier for you to provide … Continue reading How to Install ADA Compliant Railing
In Florida, many homes have in-ground pools that legally require fencing upon installation. Throughout the state, if a home or business has a pool installed, they must construct a fence that meets the following guidelines: It must be at least four feet tall It cannot have any gaps or holes between fence posts exceeding 1.75 … Continue reading Pool Screens vs. Fencing – Which is Best for Your Yard?
Fencing can add a great deal of value to your home both practically and aesthetically. A well-built fence adds to the curb appeal of your home, and can even lower home insurance rates as it can protect your home from wildlife, burglary, and vandalism. However, is a fence valuable enough to add to your home … Continue reading How Much Does My Fencing Add to My Home Value?
Most people don’t think twice about the placement of their fence prior to installation. They typically assume the fence will go right along the property line or will go where the previously installed fence was placed. However, this is not always ideal depending on the location of trees, utilities, and other elements of your property. … Continue reading How to Best Place Your Backyard Fence
In the state of Florida, fencing is not legally required for residential or commercial properties where two properties share a boundary. However, any fencing that is constructed must comply with local laws and regulations, as well as state regulations in regards to safety. At FloriFence, we help our customers comply with all local and state … Continue reading Fencing Laws in Florida
Gate and fence toppers are very popular for both residential and commercial fencing. A topper can help your gate stand out from the crowd, and adds up to a foot to a shorter fence to improve the privacy features of your fence. While toppers are easy to find, a gate topper that matches the style … Continue reading Three Decorative Gate Options for Your Fence
Many customers choose us over other fence contractors because of our nearly unlimited inventory of fence styles and customization options. With custom fence toppers, powder coating, and gate options, you can find something completely unique at FloriFence’s showroom. However, with so many options, some customers have no idea where to begin. If you want a … Continue reading Three Decorative Topper Designs for Your Fence
We are often asked about electric fencing for our pet-owning clients. With furry friends, you never want to take the chance of one escaping the fence for fear of their safety. However, electric pet fencing often scares pet owners because it may hurt or traumatize their dogs, especially if installed incorrectly. Below are some of … Continue reading Is Electric Pet Fencing Safe?
FloriFence carries a wide variety of metal fencing in our inventory, from simplistic aluminum and chain link to ornate steel and wrought iron fencing. Each of these is used for different applications and personal preferences, but we often prefer aluminum for residential fencing for several reasons. Aluminum, unlike wrought iron and other metals, is rust-resistant. … Continue reading When to Choose Aluminum Over Wrought Iron Fencing
When on the board of a homeowner’s association, many decisions impacting your community lie in your hands. What the neighborhood looks like, how it is protected, and how it is organized for community wellbeing is up to you, so it’s important to make the best choices for your residents’ long-term happiness. One of the most … Continue reading Choosing a Fence Style for Your HOA
FloriFence is one of the best-known names in fence installation within the Tampa region. We are not only committed to customer satisfaction, but have been working in the Central Florida area for 20 years. Those decades combined with our personal touch to fence installation makes the FloriFence team one of the best picks for fence … Continue reading Reasons to Choose FloriFence for Your Installation
For Florida homeowners, weather is always a concern when it comes to renovations. Will the new construction stand u to hurricane-force winds and summer heat? This can affect everything from a new garage to a redesigned fence. Before you begin a new home renovation, you need to know which materials will stand up to 90-100℉ … Continue reading Best Fencing for the Florida Heat
As a business owner, the look and functionality of your storefront is essential. If you want to make a great first impression on your customers, the way they see the location for the first time should be polished and welcoming. However, you also need a property perimeter that keeps people and merchandise safe. In many … Continue reading Do I Need to Install a Fence for My Business?
Fencing is one of the biggest selling points in residential real estate. When you’re viewing a new home, you want to imagine your life there. Where you’ll wake up every morning, where you’ll have family dinners, and where the kids or furry friends will play. The backyard is one such place where many memories will … Continue reading Do I Need to Install a Fence for My Home?
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