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Farmhouse Porch Railings: Styles That Will Bring the Look of Your Home Together

In my past, I’ve suffered from a lack of home décor refinement. My bachelor status meant that my furnishings include: One co...

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Using Roof Deck Railing Systems to Turn Your Roof into an Entertainment Space

I’ve never been one to want to have a party on the roof. I prefer my parties on the ground. But one of my friends, who has a...

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Ipe Deck Railing Options to Harmonize with Your Tropical Hardwood Deck

When it comes to wood decking, I love the gorgeous, rich look of ipe. The Brazilian hardwood has a deep reddish-brown hue tha...

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Fencing

Fencing Around the Patio Can Make Your Veranda a Place You Want to Spend Time

A patio is meant to be a little oasis from the cares of the world, a place of beauty, relaxation, and ease. I’ve been hired q...

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Choosing a Privacy Fence for an Apartment Patio That Keeps Residents Happy

In my career I’ve had the chance to work on quite a few big multi-unit apartment buildings, and having done a lot of outdoor...

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The Best Fence for Resale Value: Thinking in the Long-Term

I’ve worked as a builder and as a consultant for many DIY clients, and I’ve seen lots of different home improvement strategie...

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Fencing

How Security Fencing for Schools Can Be Safe and Attractive with a Steel Fence

Bringing functionality and beauty together is something that often seems to have been lost in the design of schools (which so...

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Railing

Powder Coating vs. Paint on Railings

For me, enjoying beautiful weather during the summer means spending quality time with a book poolside on my back deck, but fo...

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Fencing

An Updated Fence for a Victorian House Brings Classic Elegance, Not Maintenance

Once upon a time on a visit to an old city (Windsor, Ontario!) in a gorgeous, intact original Victorian neighborhood, I was h...

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Railing

Steel vs. Aluminum Railings: Choosing the Metal That Works Best for Your Home

There are two metals that are a big part of our everyday lives, and they each have a distinct personality. Steel is the sort...

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Fencing

The Best Fencing for Large Yards Uses Long, Pre-Assembled Panels

Every now and then I get to drive out to the edge of town and take on some projects on large, often semi-rural plots of land....

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Fencing

The Best Fencing for Coastal Areas Resists Salt, Sand, and Spray

Building along the coast requires grappling with four things: salt, water, wind, and sand. This combination of elements corro...

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Rustic Style Fencing Complements Farmhouse and Rustic-Look Homes

Two of the most popular styles of decor right now are the rustic and farmhouse styles. It is no surprise why. Both are eclect...

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Fencing

Tips on Installing Handrails on Brick Steps with Minimal Hassle

I had a friend with a frustrating problem. He was trying to install a handrail on a set of brick steps but every time he dril...

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Railing

How to Install Railings on Stairs: Adjustable Systems

Attaching railings to stairs can be a little tricky. I have certainly had to redo one or two in my time! My funniest result w...

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