Articles by Josh Johnson

Paint vs. Stain: The Best Way to Care for a Wood Fence

Wood fences are a suitable addition to many styles of homes along the Colorado Front Range, but to make the most of them for years to come, you must be prepared to provide a little TLC.

Both painting and staining are beneficial ways to care for and protect your wood fence, extending its lifespan while also improving the structure’s appearance. However, you can only choose one topcoat option for your fence.

Here is a look at the pros and cons of both staining and painting your wood fence based on a variety of factors:

What Is Trex Fencing? What You Need to Know About Composite Fences

While some property owners on the Colorado Front Range may prefer traditional fence materials such as wood, brick, and iron, Trex composite fencing is an increasingly popular option for those seeking a low-maintenance, eco-friendly alternative that is designed for performance and durability.

Colorado Springs Fencing Company Installs Free Fence for Scammed Couple

For Split Rail Fence, the professional mantra has always been, “People first.” The Colorado fencing company prioritizes the needs of locals along the Colorado Front Range – even when they’re not customers.

Split Rail Fence recently reaffirmed their professional dedication to homeowners in the region by taking care of a Denver couple who was scammed by an unreputable Denver fence company. According to Russell Haythorn with The Denver Channel’s Contact 7, Audrey and Russell Rooney had contracted with Elcar Fence and Supply Company of Denver to install a fence on the south side of their property. The couple had previously worked with Elcar to install a similar wrought iron fence around their yard on the north side of their driveway a few years ago.

What Is Sprinkler Insurance (and Why Should I get it?)

Out of sight, out of mind, they say. While that proverb isn’t always true, it certainly applies to underground infrastructure, including sprinkler systems.

Types of Automatic Driveway Gates and Their Cost

Automatic driveway gates are an ideal way for property owners to save time, increase convenience, and enhance security for their home. As opposed to gates that open manually, they give you more control over who comes on the property while also mitigating the need to exit your car or house to open the gate for yourself or a visitor.

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Fences?

Fences are a valuable, attractive and useful part of your property. Like other infrastructure, however, they are susceptible to damage and disrepair by both natural and human-made causes. General wear and tear is normal over time, which is why you should be diligent about upkeep and regular fence maintenance. 

Which is Best? Wood vs Vinyl, Metal, Chain Link, and Composite Fences

Wood is a popular material for fences, both because of its attractive appearance and durability. As a versatile material that can be carved, painted or stained, wood is also able to complement a variety of different homes and landscaping styles.

DIY Fence Installation: How to Put Up Your Own Fence

There are several practical and aesthetic purposes for installing a fence on your residential property, such as creating a boundary for pets and kids, visibly separating your property from your neighbor’s, or enhancing the appearance of your yard.

Once you have decided to add a fence to your property in the Denver or Colorado Springs area, though, you must determine whether to undertake the project yourself or have a professional fence company handle the installation.

What Type of Fence is Best in Colorado Springs & Denver

While fencing is a suitable and even beneficial feature for many properties regardless of region, property owners stand to gain even more by choosing a fencing style and material that works well in their particular location’s weather and climate.

Split Rail Fence Supply & Company – Now Serves More CO Areas!

There’s no question that Colorado is a popular place to live. In fact, according to worldpopulationreview.com, we live in the second-fastest growing state in the United States. Much of that growth has taken place along Colorado's Front Range.  People living here know that part of the attraction is the interaction residents have with wildlife and easy access to a variety of outdoor activities. That means the need for protective (and attractive) fencing has grown with the population. We're pleased to say that the Split Rail Fence & Supply Company now serves more Colorado areas than ever before!

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