Fences, Gates and Block Walls

Some areas of the world lack fences or walls to divide their yards (which, in my view, is fantastic…

You can flood the back area of your property in the colder parts of the country…Ice skating anyone?…) For the rest of us who need to fence or wall our yards, don’t forget that your wall or fence can be dressed up in a number of ways to make it more appealing. If you’re designing a wall or fence, take a step back and formulate some ideas… Adding your ideas during the building process will save you a lot of money in the long run. Adding some highlights or features to your existing wall or fence will help to improve the theme of your yard. Know, this is your yard, and most people have a multitude of ideas. You may find more details about this at Superior Outdoor Spaces

Walls and fences would need to be repaired and probably repainted at some point during their lives. Also, the gates that pass through them will need to be repaired and coated at some stage.

These days, walls, fences, and gates are made of a variety of materials. Here’s a rundown of a couple of them…

Slump stone and cinder block walls ” (normally 8″x 8″x 16″ block)

Fences and gates made of cedar (normally 6 feet tall) “x 6 foot ‘dog-eared’ board)

Fencing and gates made of redwood (normally tongue and groove)

Fencing and gates made of wrought iron (variety of styles and options)

Cinder block and wrought iron or wood combinations

Fencing made from recycled materials (variety of textures)

Fences consisting of horizontal planks

Cement fences and walls that are light in weight (variety of textures)

When it comes to constructing or fixing a wall or fence, the average homeowner will do some of the work on the wooden fences. When it comes to restoring or constructing a block wall or wrought iron type fencing, there is a lot of work involved. For one thing, wrought iron repair can necessitate the use of welding equipment. Concrete tooling may be needed for the cement block wall.