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    The History of the Texas State Capitol Iron Fence

    Last updated 1 day 22 hours ago

    If you’ve ever been to Austin, you know what an unforgettable sight the Texas State Capitol building is. One of the elements that makes the Capitol building so beautiful is the iron fence that surrounds the grounds. Designed by William Monroe Johnson, the iron fence around the Texas State Capitol was originally intended to keep livestock off the grounds and painted black with decorate gold leaf. Watch this short video clip to learn a bit more about the history of the Texas State Capitol iron fence. 

    If you love this iron fence, contact Buzz Custom Fence to have your very own iron fence. Our custom iron fences receive an exclusive perma-plus paint powder coating to provide a longer lasting finish than the traditionally painted iron fences. To get started on your new custom iron fence, call Buzz Custom Fence of Dallas-Fort Worth at (817) 918-4118. 

    Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing a Front Yard Fence

    Last updated 8 days ago

    There are lots of reasons why homeowners decide to install a front yard fence. Perhaps you live on a busy street and want more privacy, or maybe you want to let your dogs roam in the front yard as they do in the back. Some people even invest in front yard fencing to improve the curb appeal and resale value of their home. Whatever the reason for your new front yard fence, ask yourself the following questions and share the answers with your fence contractor to find the perfect fence for your home. 

    Why do I Want a Front Yard Fence?
    As we hinted to in the introduction, there are several reasons why someone would decide to install a front yard fence. By describing exactly what you hope to achieve with your new fence, you can narrow down your choices to find the right front yard fence for your needs. If you want a privacy fence, for example, you should look at different materials and designs than you would if you wanted an ornamental or decorative fence.

    How Would I Describe the Style of My Home?
    Even if you aren’t an architect or professional home designer, you can still describe the look and feel of your home in terms that are easy to understand. Conveying this information with your fencing contractor will help him or her recommend the best type of front yard fence to complement your home’s style and design, be it modern, rustic, contemporary, or industrial. You should also take pictures of your home and show them to your fence contractor.

    If you want a front yard fence, Buzz Custom Fence can help. We use the very best materials and offer several methods of payment to make it easy and affordable for you to have the front yard fence you’ve always dreamed of. We provide residential and commercial fencing services throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Call us at (817) 918-4118 to get started. 

    The Importance of Installing a Swimming Pool Safety Fence

    Last updated 14 days ago

    In most Texas municipalities, it is only legal to have a swimming pool on your property if the pool is enclosed by a barrier fence. Adhering to the law is one reason to build a swimming pool safety fence on your property, but it is also a matter of protecting your household and young children living in the vicinity.

    Swimming pools are a great source of enjoyment and pose few dangers when properly enclosed and used safely, but they are also the site of a number of deadly accidents every year. By installing a high fence with no gaps large enough for small children and pets to squeeze through and self-latching gates, you can have the peace of mind that come with knowing you are doing your best to promote safe swimming pool enclosure practices.

    If you’re in the process of building a new pool, contact Buzz Custom Fence to obtain a free quote on a pool safety fence. We are one of the leading fence contractors in the Fort Worth area. Visit our website or call us at (817) 918-4118 to learn more about our services. 

    Factors to Consider When Choosing a Backyard Fence

    Last updated 21 days ago

    A backyard fence can enhance the appearance of your home, boosting its curb appeal and making your yard a more enjoyable place to spend time. If you want to install a new fence in your back yard but have not yet given thought to the type and style of fence or the purposes you want it to serve, consider the factors below to zero in on the perfect fencing style and materials for your home.

    Purpose
    Identifying the purpose you want your fence to serve can help you determine what size, design, and material your fence should be. For instance, privacy and security fences are usually fairly high and have little or no gaps between panels. Fences designed to keep curious dogs from escaping should be high enough to keep canines from jumping over, and may also need to extend several inches underground to keep dogs from digging their way beneath them.

    Budget
    Expensive fences can be really nice, but a fence does not have to cost a fortune in order to fulfil its purpose and stand the test of time. Decide how much money you can spend on your fence, and speak with a fencing expert to find out what materials and stylistic features work within your budget.

    Building Codes and Permits
    Before you make a final decision on a backyard fence, check local building codes and homeowners’ association regulations by which you may be bound. Pay close attention to restrictions on fence height, color, and other characteristics to ensure that you do not have to tear down your new fence.

    No matter what type of fence you are looking to build and what purpose you want it to serve, Buzz Custom Fence in Fort Worth can build a fence that meets your needs. Family owned and operated, we custom build fences throughout the DFW area and make customer satisfaction a priority. To speak with one of our knowledgeable custom fence design and construction experts, call us today at (817) 918-4118.

    Types of Vines for Your Backyard Fence

    Last updated 29 days ago

    The material, color, and style of your backyard fence can have a major impact on your home’s curb appeal. While the importance of choosing the right fence for your needs and having it installed by an experienced custom fence builder cannot be understated, this HGTV video clip reminds us that vines can further enhance the fence you choose and your backyard space.

    Watch this brief video to learn about seven commonly used backyard vines that grow well on any type of fence and can add character and texture to your backyard. If you would like to spruce up your Granbury or Weatherford backyard with some cape honeysuckle, jasmine, or Boston ivy but need to have a new fence installed first, call Buzz Custom Fence at (817) 918-4118. We can help you design and install the custom fence you’ve always wanted. Visit our website to see examples of residential fences we’ve built in the past. 

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