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Thinking Of Adding An Automatic Gate At Your School? Gate Basics And Three Creative Design Options

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When potential students and their families come to check out your school, a little bit of eye-popping curb appeal may be just as important as your educational track record. You can add to that curb appeal by choosing a creatively designed automatic gate that practically screams welcome. Below you’ll find an explanation of the most common types of automatic gates as well as three eye-catching design suggestions. Automatic Gates – The Basics…

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Matching Form To Function: Choosing The Right Fence Material For Your Home

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Installing a fence for your home should be relatively simple, but the sheer variety of options can make even selecting the right material a puzzle. But certain types of fencing naturally lend themselves to some needs and applications more readily than others. Here are some tips for matching the form of your fence to its intended function. Want the Most Solid, Private Fence? Go With Stone Nothing says “I’m here to stay”…

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How To Prep And Stucco Your Yard's Cinder Block Fence

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Cinder block walls provide a strong and long-lasting barrier around your yard. If you want to change the look of your yard, you can stucco the exterior of your cinder block wall. Here are some instructions to help you with this process. Clean and Remove Residues Many types of residue can find their way onto the surface of a cinder block in your yard, such as mold, mildew, efflorescence, and dirt. All these need to be removed from the surface of the cinder blocks before you can apply the stucco coating.…

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How Tall Should Your New Fence Be?

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If you’re getting ready to install a fence, and you’ve narrowed it down to materials and style, the next step is to determine the height you need. A lot of cities have laws that prevent anything over six feet tall, and if you belong to a Homeowner’s Association, you’ll want to check with them as well. After that, it simply comes down to esthetics and functionality. Whether you go with aluminum, wood, or vinyl, here are some quick and easy tips to determine how tall your fence should be.…

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Tips For Choosing Chain Link Fence For Your Backyard

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If you are considering installing chain link fencing around your property to keep your children and pets from wandering out of the yard you may think that all chain link fence is the same. The truth is chain link fences can differ in a number of ways. Consider these factors when choosing the right chain link fence to meet your needs. Height Chain link fences range in height from 4 feet to 12 feet or more, depending on the manufacturer and the intended use of the fence.…

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Joining The Chain Gang: Cleaning And Protecting Your Chain Link Fence

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Owning a home can be challenging, since there are numerous tasks to keep your investment valuable and appealing. These tasks may include pressure washing your siding, shampooing the carpet, and replacing broken faucets, but you should also place some importance on maintaining your fence. A chain link fence may not offer much in terms of privacy, but it is an effective way to enclose your backyard to keep children and pets safe.…

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4 People To Talk To Before Having A Pool Fence Installed -- Other Than Your Pool Contractor

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If you’re having a pool fence installed this summer, you’ll need to discuss all the details with the contractor who is installing the fence. Before they put the first post in the ground, you’ll want to know what the fence is made of, what it will look like and what maintenance it will require, along with lots of other details. Your contractor, however, isn’t the only person you should talk to before you have a pool fence installed.…

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How To Upgrade Your Backyard Fence To A Dog-Escape-Proof Fence

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If you own a dog, chances are pretty good you know how adept they can be at escaping your fenced-in backyard. Keeping your dog inside the fenced yard is important to keep them safe and to protect you from liability if they were to get outside the fence and bite someone. As it is in both your and your dog’s best interests to keep them inside your backyard, here are some tips to help you upgrade your existing fencing and make your backyard more secure.…

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Automatic Gate Openers & Access: 4 Options For Opening The Gate

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Installing an electric gate on your home is a great way to add security and privacy to your driveway. Along with choosing the design of the gate, you also have the option of selecting the type of opener you want to access the gate. Choosing a specific opener is important for selecting the way the gate is accessed and used on a daily basis. Understanding four different opener options can help you make the best decision for your gate and the way it is used on your home.…

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