How to Clean an Ornamental Iron Fence

Stately, strong and secure, ornamental iron fences provide a touch of elegance and sophistication to the properties they adorn.

Beyond the aesthetic appeal of this classic style, ornamental iron fencing has a couple other advantages over other common types of fences, such as wood and vinyl. It is long-lasting and won’t warp, rot, or deteriorate quickly, which makes it a good fit for the snow- and wind-prone Colorado Front Range. Iron fences also offer good visibility and they’re insect- and pest-resistant.

Tips for Preventing Water Stains on Wooden Fences

Wooden fences possess a classic appeal, as they pair well with a wide variety of home styles and landscaping designs. However, they are also particularly susceptible to collecting water stains from snow and rain on the Colorado Front Range.

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:

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.

Spring Maintenance Tips for Your Denver Fence

What Should I Do to Ensure a Strong Fence?

Like any other feature in your home or yard, your fence requires maintenance. You may not know, however, that ensuring a healthy fence depends largely on preventative rather than corrective care, regardless of your fence type.

What does preventive fence care involve?