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Vinyl fence reviews to help you decide if a vinyl fence is right for your St. Louis area home

Vinyl Fence Reviews: How To Know If It’s Right For Your St. Louis Area Home

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If you are considering a vinyl fence for your home, yard, pool, or managed property, it pays to check out vinyl fence reviews to see what others are saying.

Trouble is, there is no one place to find vinyl fence reviews generally. But we did the hard work for you, unearthing dozens of online reviews and finding the common themes–and of course, we also talked with our own customers to see what they thought of their vinyl fencing from Maintenance Free Outdoor Solutions. Read More

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Navigating Vinyl Fence Costs

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Many people who want a vinyl fence will ask us: “What does a vinyl fence cost?” Vinyl fence pricing varies, depending on how much you need (in linear feet), what decorative features you want, and the average cost of labor for your area. This article will break down those costs and give you a rough estimate of what the average vinyl fence costs. Read More

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Faux Stone Fences: Be Trendy Without Breaking The Bank

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Looking to improve the look of your home, but on a budget? The look of a stone or rock fence can do a lot to improve your landscaping…but stone itself can be costly, especially with installation. Faux stone fences can give you the same look in a way that’s eco-friendly and budget-friendly.

In fact, faux stone fences and faux brick fences are becoming more and more common in today’s housing markets. Here’s why: Read More

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DIY Projects for the Home: Pros and Cons of Do It Yourself

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HGTV, DIY Network, and This Old House have inspired rehabber wannabe’s to keep the hammers and nails to themselves. From gutting bathrooms to installing cabinets, homeowners are deciding not to hand off the handiwork to the professionals and instead are managing their own DIY projects. Read More

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Fence Installation Tips for Do-It-Yourselfers

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Must-Know Fence Installation Tips

A better installation leads to a better fence. Proper fence installation is essential if you want to get the most for your investment. Fences that are not properly installed can create frustrating maintenance issues down the road and fail to look their best. With that fact in mind, we have put together this list of important fence installation tips for Do-It-Yourselfers. Read More

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How to Find the Best Value Fences

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Where are the Best Value Fences?

Simple tips to get the most for your money

If you are about to start a fencing project and want to stretch your project budget a little further, it’s important that you find the best value fences available. These fences combine quality with affordability to save you money now and for years to come. As you start your search, look for these qualities to identify the best value fences out there: Read More

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Quality Commercial Fencing in the St. Louis Area

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When you invest your heart and soul – and especially your life savings – into your company, you want to do everything you can to protect it. Whether that means arming it against intruders and hazards or creating an environment that keeps customers streaming in and your revenue stream flowing. Read More

Vinyl Fence Styles

Vinyl Fence Styles & Colors to Complement Your St. Louis Home

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The right accessory can pull your entire look together instantly. Outfitting your St. Louis home with the right vinyl fencing shouldn’t be any different. Choosing from vinyl fence styles takes more than just picking the first option in a catalog. You need to consider each fence’s color, design, and accessories to ensure it complements, rather than distracts from, your home.
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Affordable Vinyl Fences

Affordable Vinyl Fences for the DIY Guru

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Choosing Affordable Vinyl Fences

There are more options than ever

If you love to “do it yourself” affordable vinyl fences are a great option. Compared to alternative fencing options, namely stone and wood, low-cost fences made of vinyl or some other type of maintenance-free material simply work better in home and business improvement projects. If you are about to start your own fencing project here are a few reasons you should strongly consider affordable vinyl fences. Read More

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What is Maintenance-Free Fencing?

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A great alternative to a conventional fence

This is a common question and one that many people are confused by. Because while most people have an idea of what maintenance-free fencing is, they don’t realize how truly varied and versatile it can be. In order to answer all your questions about this exciting home and business improvement option, we have put together this simple guide. Read More

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Five “Fixer Upper” Tips We Love from Chip and Joanna Gaines

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From their base in Texas, Chip and Joanna Gaines have inspired homeowners across the country to turn their outdated and boring abode into the home of their dreams. While many of us fantasize about living in Waco so Magnolia Homes and HGTV’s Fixer Upper can handle our home transformation, the majority of us are left to tackle renovations on our own. Read More

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Why a Durable Fencing Solution Matters

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The Importance of Durable Fencing in St. Louis

An essential consideration when buying a new fence

When you are looking for a new fence in the St. Louis area, durability is probably not the criteria you’re most focused on. You want to find a fencing option that looks great, fits in with your property, and doesn’t break your budget. And while all of those are important to consider, going with durable fencing is just as important. Here’s why: Read More

Backyard Landscaping Ideas

Backyard Landscaping Ideas to Welcome St. Louis Fall Weather

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For many St. Louisans, fall is a season to celebrate! With our beautiful fall colors and cozy sweatshirt weather, we flock to the outdoors to soak up every last sunny day before the chill of winter hits.

As a homeowner, you can easily turn your backyard into the ultimate destination for football watch parties, fire pit soirees, and Oktoberfest bashes. The right backyard landscaping ideas and autumn-inspired accents instantly dress up your yard for any event while giving it a visual pop you’ll enjoy every day of the week. Read More

What is Vinyl Fencing

What is Vinyl Fencing? Why Does it Make for a Durable Fencing Material?

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A home says a lot about the owner inside, and the vinyl fencing they choose to surround it with speaks to their impeccable style and financial savvy. More and more homeowners across St. Louis are showing off both by outfitting their yards with vinyl fencing. And for a good reason – with its incredible durability and unmatched versatility, vinyl has become the top fence material for today’s modern home. In fact, according to a study of the fencing industry, the demand for vinyl fence supplies is set to skyrocket over the next 10 years. Read More

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Maintenance-Free Fencing Defined: Durability and Style

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Maintenance-Free Fencing Defined

Hands-down, if you live in or around St. Louis, maintenance-free fencing is the best investment you can make, now and into the future.

You may not have heard of maintenance-free fencing before, but you have almost certainly seen it.  St. Louis, MO is big on maintenance-free fencing.  Take a ride around any neighborhood, and you are bound to see many maintenance-free fencing installations. Read More

Vinyl Privacy Fence

Choose a Vinyl Privacy Fence to Protect and Secure Your Home

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Even in the friendliest of St. Louis neighborhoods, sometimes you just want a getaway all to yourself. A vinyl privacy fence can help you turn off the everyday chaos around you, creating an oasis free of intrusion, noise, and prying eyes. Just as important, it adds an extra level of protection to your home or pool so no one can get in or out without an invite from you.

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Requesting HOA Approval with Smart Communication Tips

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Oh, the mighty homeowner’s association (HOA) and its epic reign on your neighborhood. On one hand, they’re your hero, protecting your property value by enforcing regulations against bad paint jobs, overgrown laws, and rusted-out cars in your neighbors’ driveways. On the other, the moment you accidentally step out of line with a home improvement project, they’re on your doorstep, pointing fingers at your rebellious disregard for their rules. Read More

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