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Decluttering Your Yard: Tips from Konmari to Create a More Serene Outdoor Space

Posted by Fence Authority on Aug 24, 2016 8:03:00 AM

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo was released in 2014 and many of the people who read it did, indeed, find it life-changing. In the book, Kondo details her method, known as Konmari, to determine what you no longer need and be able to release it, therefore decluttering your home and only allowing things whi...

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Topics: DIY

PA Fence Requirements: What You Need to Know

Posted by Fence Authority on Aug 17, 2016 8:34:00 AM

If you live in Pennsylvania and plan to build a fence on your property, you need to first be aware of the laws and regulations governing the process.

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Topics: Fences

How Much Will I Save Installing My Own Aluminum Fence?

Posted by Fence Authority on Aug 10, 2016 8:37:00 AM

Installing a fence seems like a simple project that can save you a lot of money. If you have a relatively flat and rectangular backyard, how hard can it be?

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Topics: Fences

Wood vs. PVC Decks: Which Material Should You Choose?

Posted by The Deck Authority on Aug 3, 2016 8:59:00 AM

No pressure, but choosing the material you want your deck is one of the biggest decisions you can make. While wood is still considered the most popular deck material, manufactured PVC or composite decking has continued to gain popularity for its low-maintenance properties. The material you choose will have an effect on your d...

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Topics: Decks

8 Signs You Need a New Deck

Posted by Fence Authority on Jul 27, 2016 8:41:00 AM

Thinking about improving your backyard deck, but aren’t quite sure whether you really need to work on it now? It’s possible that old weathered deck will last you through another snow-filled winter, rainy spring, or blistering summer. At a certain point, all the TLC in the world isn’t going to cut it. So how do you know it’s t...

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Topics: Decks

Expert Answers to Your New Deck Questions

Posted by The Deck Authority on Jul 20, 2016 7:36:00 AM

If you’re thinking about adding a deck to your house or replacing a current deck, you’re likely full of deck building questions. Luckily, the experts at The Deck Authority have the answers you need. Read more to discover deck questions and answers for the educated home owner!

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Topics: Decks

Pool Safety Starts Here: Precautions You Can Take as a Parent

Posted by Fence Authority on Jul 13, 2016 8:32:00 AM

Adding a pool to your yard can make summer a lot more fun for your family. However, there a few more serious concerns to keep in mind before you can enjoy your pool. Naturally, you want your kids to be as safe as they possibly can be in your yard and reduce the chance of an accident.

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Topics: Outdoor Living, Pool Fences

Essential Items for a Backyard Tiki-Themed Oasis

Posted by The Deck Authority on Jul 6, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Starting in the 1930s, tiki culture was imported to the American mainland and embraced by people who were starting to enjoy leisure travel to warmer climates - or at least wished they could. As its popularity grew throughout the 50s and 60s, it was considered to be a fad. Now, over 75 years after it arrived, tiki seems here t...

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Topics: Decks

5 Ways to Jazz Up Your Fence

Posted by Fence Authority on Jun 29, 2016 7:00:00 AM

Many people search for homes that fit their personality, and for some, a home needs to be unique. Whether you’re into bright colors or vintage fixtures, your home should feel like… well, like home. This extends to your yard as well. The space around your house should be inviting and show the type of person who lives and relax...

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Topics: Fences

Do it Yourself Fencing: A Cautionary Tale

Posted by Fence Authority on Jun 22, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Fences are gorgeous. Nobody’s questioning that, least of all you since you want to put one in your yard. So, you start looking around at fence companies, looking at prices, maybe getting an estimate or two, and you don’t like the installation cost. Fair enough, people generally don’t like expenses. It’s natural, don’t call yo...

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Topics: Fences