Articles by Split Rail Fence

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.

Choosing a New Fence: 8 Types of Fencing Compared

You’ve heard the old adage: “Good fences make good neighbors.” But what if your Colorado home doesn’t already have a fence? If you’re a Colorado homeowner in need of a new fence, where do you begin to gather information? We’d like to help you think through the process a bit. And we don’t want you to have to settle for a “good” fence when you can have a great fence that will look fantastic and last for years.

A Vast Variety of Vinyl Fence Styles

When most people think of vinyl fences, they likely picture only one product. But in recent years, industry leading manufacturers have made great strides in producing a vast variety of vinyl fence styles and colors, all with the durability, cost effectiveness, and nearly maintenance-free benefits that homeowners have come to associate with high-quality vinyl. Just like the clothes you wear, the vinyl fence style and color you choose for your home reflects your personality, so be sure to entertain all your options before making a decision.

What to Know About Concrete Fences in Colorado Springs

For more than forty years, Split Rail Fence and Supply Company has made a name for itself as one of the largest fencing retailers, wholesalers, and contractors across Colorado’s front range. With yards in both Littleton and Dacono, we provide locals with a massive inventory of fencing options and proudly service all clients from residential areas to commercial businesses, HOAs, and developers. Now, we’re excited to announce that we have a dedicated representative to bring the best fencing services to the Colorado Springs area.

What Is the Best Wood to Use for a Fence in Colorado?

Wood is one of the best types of fence materials to complement numerous styles of homes, including ranch-style, American craftsman-style and modern houses.

The 7 Best Landscaping Companies in Colorado Springs

Landscaping outdoor spaces is an essential part of making the most of your property. There are several environmental and financial benefits to landscaping, in addition to enhancing the appearance and quality of your property.

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:

The Fence That Adds the Most Value to Your Colorado Springs Home

When considering which type of fence adds the most value to your Colorado Springs, CO home, it’s smart to start by defining whose value. For instance, the fence that makes your home more universally attractive for resale may not be the fence that brings you value for your forever home. It’s important to distinguish between these two considerations since sometimes generic advice may not accurately address individual desires. Today’s blog will focus on fences that add higher resale value.

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.

How to Keep Your Fence Fresh All Year Long

Protect Your Fence from the Elements

Most damage to your Colorado Springs, CO fence occurs through long durations of exposure to the elements. Every fence will eventually deteriorate, but there’s a lot you can do to slow this process . Since damage from moisture is one of the biggest villains, an easy way to protect your fence is to make sure your sprinklers aren’t hitting it. Situate sprinkler heads far enough away from your fence to prevent moisture exposure, and be sure to check their watering radius every so often to make sure your fence isn’t being exposed.

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