Create A Safe And Convenient Yard For Your Dog-Friendly Vacation Rental

With more than 43 million households in the United States owning at least one dog, it's wise to make your vacation rental pet-friendly for guests. Not only will your pet-friendly vacation rental reach a larger pool of travelers, but you can expect to bring in upwards of 30 percent more in profits for the rental compared to those that don't allow animal occupancy. In addition to protecting your rental property from unnecessary damage by creating a set of solid rules for pet-owning guests to abide by, it's a good idea to create a safe and convenient yard on the property that is designed specifically for dog use. Read More 

DIY Tips For Maintaining Your Aluminum Fence

From enclosing a backyard for children and pets to increasing your home's value and privacy, it is easy to see the benefits of a fence. Unfortunately, the various materials available for your fence can be overwhelming. Wood, chain-link, and even vinyl are all great options, but each offers varying pros and cons. Thankfully, the ornamental style of an aluminum fence offers an attractive, durable option that does not block the views out from your backyard. Read More 

Cypress Wood Fencing: A Great Option When You’re In The Southeast

If you live in the southeastern US and are looking for a fence, it might pay to consider departing from the cedar wood that is so commonly used in fencing. You're lucky enough to live in an area where another highly durable wood -- cypress -- is common and affordable. Since this wood grows locally in your area, you can likely find it at rock-bottom prices, and by no means does that indicate that it won't perform well as fencing. Read More 

Four Great Uses For Ficus Panels

If you love the look of fresh, healthy greenery but hate the work involved in keeping plants thriving, you should consider using artificial ficus panels. They look and feel realistic, complement any household decor, can be used outdoors, are easily cleaned, and can be used for a variety of purposes. Following are four great ways to use ficus panels. Build a Green Fence Around Your Property Using ficus panels instead of traditional fencing provides a green, classic look without the fuss and expense of trying to maintain a living green fence around your property. Read More 

How To Build A Sturdy Greenhouse From Cedar Fencing And Steel Mesh

If you love gardening and wish there was a way to start your plants earlier, then building a greenhouse is a great solution. These instructions tell you how to build a small, backyard greenhouse that's perfect for starting spring veggies and flowers. Made with sturdy cedar fencing and steel mesh, it measures about 6 feet long by 4 feet tall and is durable enough to last for years. The tunnel-like shape makes it attractive and easy to access. Read More