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    The Steps of Repairing a Wood Fence

    Last updated 1 day 7 hours ago

    A wood fence is an attractive addition to your home. While a professionally-installed wood fence will handle whatever Mother Nature throws its way, it’s not indestructible. Over time, the elements and the normal abuse a fence takes will result in a weakened and unattractive wood fence. The good news is that your Fort Worth fence contractor can repair your wood fence and keep it in the best shape possible for many years to come. Here’s a look at the wood fence repair process so you know what to expect.

    Assessing the Damage
    First and foremost, your fence contractor will need to assess the damage to your wood fence. Depending on the extent of the damage, your contractor may recommend that you replace the damaged section of your fence rather than replace it. The decision will come down to the cost of fence repairs versus the cost of fence replacement.

    Rail Mending
    For fence rails that have pulled loose from one another, your fence contractor may be able to mend the break with scrap wood pieces or a couple of metal T-braces, which are somewhat less conspicuous and often make a more lasting repair.

    Post Filling
    When a fence post begins to wobble, your fence contractor may simply need to fill in a new concrete base to steady the post. Filling in fence posts is less noticeable and more permanent than other post repair options, like adding a pair of stakes to the post.

    Gate Squaring
    When the gate on your wood fence sags or won’t close properly, your fence contractor may need to square it up to counteract the added weight that has pulled the gate out of alignment with the fence. You may also need to have new hinge screws installed if the old ones are constantly pulling loose and causing the gate to sag.

    Count on Buzz Custom Fence for all of your fencing needs. We design, install, and repair fences throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Visit our website to learn more about our fencing services, or call us at (817) 918-4118 to receive your free estimate on a new fence. 

    How Buzz Custom Fence Promises a Lot and Delivers More

    Last updated 15 days ago

    When deciding on a name for our Dallas-Fort Worth Fence Company, we wanted a name that would describe our customer service philosophy and convey a new attitude in the fence industry. So, why Buzz Custom Fence? Because of the amazing bee, of course! In bee hives, each member is important to the survival and success of the hive. Similarly, we believe that each member of our team is critical to the success of your job. Alone, one bee can’t do much; but together, bees accomplish amazing things. That’s why we’re confident in our slogan—“We Promise a Lot and Deliver More”—because we have a team of amazing people who can accomplish anything.

    No matter how big or small your fencing needs are, contact Buzz Custom Fence first. Call us at (817) 918-4118 or contact us online to get in touch with one of our fence design experts. We proudly serve the entire Dallas-Fort Worth area, including Weatherford, Granbury, and Waxahachie. 

    How Durable is a Vinyl Fence?

    Last updated 25 days ago

    If you’re looking for a sturdy, low-maintenance fence for your home or business, consider vinyl. Although the manufacturing process varies slightly for different manufacturers, all vinyl fences are made of high-tech polyvinyl compounds that stand up to wear and tear better than most other fence materials. For more specifics, read this short article to learn about the durability of a new vinyl fence. 

    Ultraviolet Resistant
    Early forms of vinyl fencing were essential PVC pipe flattened and extruded to look like lumber. Although the product was durable, the polyvinyl chloride would degrade and turn yellow after a short time in the sun. Titanium oxide was added to the mixture to give the vinyl UV resistance. Today’s vinyl fence manufacturers add titanium oxide only to the outer layers of the fencing where it does the most good while also reducing costs.

    Flexibility and Tensile Strength
    Thanks to the high-tech polyvinyl compounds used in today’s vinyl fencing, you can expect your new vinyl fence to have five times the tensile strength of wood. Vinyl is also four times more flexible than wood, meaning it’s very difficult to stretch or tear apart. Vinyl fences are impervious to many other problems commonly associated with wood fencing, including rot, splintering, and termites.

    Lifetime Warranty
    Vinyl fence manufacturers are so confident in the durability of their fences that each one if backed by the manufacturer with a lifetime, limited warranty. A lifetime warranty can come in handy as a bargaining chip or as extra incentive when showing your home to potential buyers, should the day ever come when you decide to sell.

    Buzz Custom Fence can help you choose the vinyl fencing style that works best for your home or business. Stop by and visit us in Fort Worth or call us at (817) 918-4118 to schedule your initial consultation with one of our highly skilled fencing designers. You can also visit our website to see our previous work and the types of fences we offer. 

    The History of the Texas State Capitol Iron Fence

    Last updated 1 month 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 1 month 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. 

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