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Vinyl Fence Style

Choosing the Right Vinyl Fence Style – The Best Option for Homeowners

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You finally made up your mind. After choosing between wood or vinyl fencing and weighing the pros and cons of each, you’ve determined a vinyl fence is the best option for your St. Louis home (wise choice, by the way!)

While your decision is a smart one, it’s just the first of many you’ll have to make as you narrow down your options. With a variety of vinyl fence styles, textures, colors, and accessories available, finding your perfect match can send your head spinning. But when you dig deeper into your needs and talk with an experienced contractor about design, you can rest assured your new fence will be picture perfect. Read More

Stone Fencing

Choosing Stone Fencing for Your Ultimate Backyard Oasis

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When the work week becomes overwhelming, you need somewhere you can escape to. A place where you can relax with a cold drink, a lounge chair, and peace and quiet.

Instead of spending hundreds of dollars on a spa weekend, stick close to home and retreat to a mini-getaway in your own backyard week after week. Simulated stone fencing recreates the natural, Zen-like elements popular among spa and hotel interiors, but offers the privacy every weekday warrior desires after long days in the office. Read More

Fencing in St. Louis

The Importance of Fencing in St. Louis

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The St. Louis region offers an unmatched variety of neighborhoods, communities, and municipalities. Whether you live in a 19th-century-row house in Lafayette Square, a ranch house in Hazelwood, or a renovated farmhouse in Jefferson County, you want the same things for your home and family as your fellow St. Louisans – security, privacy, and comfort, and all at a price you can afford. Read More

Installing a Chain Link Fence

Five Reasons to Rethink Installing a Chain Link Fence

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Residential chain link fence used to be a popular fencing option in the metro St. Louis area. Many homeowners chose it because it’s cheap, easy to install, and well, everyone else was using it. But installing a chain link fence is no longer the preferred choice of residential fencing. Read More

Fence Shopping

Fence Shopping Made Easy for St. Louis Homeowners

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If you’re a St. Louis homeowner fence shopping for the first time, your options can be overwhelming. Not only do you have to choose between fence types, materials, and styles, but also find and select a fencing contractor you can trust. Make the right decisions, and you have a great fence that protects and beautifies your home. Make the wrong ones, and you could spend endless hours maintaining your fence or hundreds of dollars repairing it down the road.
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Staining a Deck

Staining a Deck 101 – Expectations Versus Reality

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A wood deck offers months of family fun in the great outdoors. It also requires hours, if not days, of deck maintenance each year to keep that fun going strong.

According to industry professionals, wood decking needs to be stained every two to three years to keep it in tip-top shape. But in St. Louis, staining a deck may be required more often thanks to fading and wear from summer’s blistering sun and winter’s ice and snow. In most cases, decks take on a two-tone look as the vertical railings keep their shade while horizontal floors and steps take the beating from use and weather.
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Top Fencing Materials and Brands to Consider in St. Louis

Top Fencing Materials and Brands to Consider in St. Louis

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As with any home improvement project, a little research can go a long way in finding the right fencing materials for your needs and budget. Unfortunately, a little research can quickly turn into a big time commitment as you visit website after website and go from store to store to compare fencing products and brands. Read More

Decorating for the holidays

Decorating for the Holidays – Make Your Home Beautiful Inside and Out

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Thanks to a tight budget and an even tighter schedule, decorating for the holidays can sometimes feel overwhelming for many St. Louis homeowners. But making your house picture-perfect doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive, especially when you have Mother Nature and quality home features to help! Read More

Yard Maintenance Checklist for Autumn Prep

Yard Maintenance Checklist for Autumn Prep

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Here in St. Louis, fall means bonfires, apple picking, and Oktoberfest. At the same time, we also need to get our yards winter-ready. While not nearly as fun as tossing around the pigskin or hitting up the pumpkin patch, yard maintenance is critical since Old Man Winter can be particularly brutal on homeowners here in the Midwest. Read More

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Dress Up Your Deck Installation with Railing Accents

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The right accessory can tie a look together and show off your personal style – whether you’re throwing on an outfit or finally planning that big deck installation project.

No matter if your taste steers toward traditional or trendy, Maintenance-Free Outdoor Solutions (MFOS) in St. Louis can help you create an outdoor space that’s as unique as you are. MFOS offers a variety of railing accents that complement the overall look of your new deck and fit your budget. Plus, all accessories we carry are professionally installed and backed by our satisfaction guarantee. Read More

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