Fence Installation Mistakes

Homeowners in Washington install fences for many reasons. It can be a need for backyard privacy in a busy neighborhood or it could be because a pool was just installed in the backyard and a fence is required by code. When homeowners decide to install fences on their...

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Spring Cleaning Checklist

The winter months have come and gone and now the on and off wet days of May are upon us. Now is the time to get out in your backyard and start getting it ready for spring and summer entertaining. During the winter, things get broken while ice expands in all of the...

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Rebuild Your Fence before Selling your Home

The housing market is finally on the mend, and it's evident in the Pacific Northwest as well as elsewhere around the nation.  Over three million people live in the Seattle metro area, and it's known as one of the most environmentally conscious places nation.  If you...

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Exploring the Unique Properties of Cedar Fences

As you drive through the great state of Washington, nothing catches the eye more than the beautiful fences which neatly skirt the streets securing the properties behind them. The majority of fences range in styles from picket fences and post and rail fences to the...

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Tips for Constructing and Garden Fence

What is a picture without a frame? In the same way a garden will appear incomplete without a fence. A garden fence not only adds to the overall beauty of the garden but also gives the entire landscape a more complete look. A fence can be erected around the front yard,...

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Call Today for Fence Repairs

Did the recent storm leave your fence in bad shape?  High winds led to many downed trees and property damage for many residents of the Pacific Northwest.  At Fence Specialists, we are happy to help you get your fence back up and in tip top shape.  Call us today at...

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How to Clean a Wood Fence or Deck

Prior to re-stainning your deck or fence it is important to clean the wood area first.  Properly cleaning the material ensures that the stain you apply will adhere properly and last longer.  Proper cleaning of the wood will also bring the fence back to life and make...

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Tips for Using Lattice Around the Home

If you are like most homeowners, the outside of your home isn't aesthetically friendly all the way around.  Maybe you have a deck that you use the underside for storage or have a firewood pile that is an eye soar.  There are a couple of options to take care of these...

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Should I Install a Gate on a Slope?

The simple answer is NO!  Installing a gate on a hillside presents quite a few challenges and if it can be avoided try to install the gate in a flat area with as little slope as possible.  In fact, installing a gate in a flat area can be challenging enough for the...

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