When we think of home sweet home in the United States, we likely envision a white picket fence surrounding it. This is an iconic image for the American dream of homeownership. It has firmly implanted a vision of fencing in our ideas of a dream home. The most common reasons for installing a fence are to increase curb appeal, protect children and furry friends, or provide security. A single fence installation can provide all three functions.
If you are in the St. Louis area, there are many options when it comes to fences for your home (and fence contractors). No wonder, given the many different styles of homes in the area. But how do you choose what will add the most beauty and value to your home? In truth, there’s no better source than a reputable St. Louis fence company.
When looking for a fence for your home or commercial property, looks and cost are important, naturally. But the cost of maintaining your fence should play a large role in your decision, too. A low-maintenance fence can be a better investment in the long run without sacrificing security, style, or privacy.
Privacy fencing can be an important part of your home and property. Not only does it contribute to your peace and security, it can also increase the value of your home. Here we have some privacy fence ideas to get you started, as well as what to look for in privacy fence installation.
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
If you’re considering a new fence for your yard, you’ve probably looked at the usual choices: Wood, steel, chain link. But stone is one of the oldest fencing materials in the world, mostly because of its striking appearance, strength, and ability to protect your property. Today’s simulated stone fence offers all of this, but with easier installation and more value on the dollar.
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
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
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
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
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
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
Whether you’re buying a new house in St. Louis or upgrading the one you currently have, consider adding yard fencing to your to-do list. While fencing requires an upfront investment, it’s one of the smartest ones you can make to add value to your home and to protect everyone inside.
Whatever yard fencing ideas you have in mind, there’s an option to meet your taste and budget, from ornamental and simulated stone to vinyl and aluminum. Best of all, maintenance is a cinch so you can spend your time focusing on the dozens of other home updates you need to tackle. Read More
A quick tour of St. Louis neighborhoods quickly confirms it: our community is full of character. From the historic charm of Lafayette Square, Carandolet, and Soulet, to the small-town vibe of Kimmswick, Maplewood, and Kirkwood, each of the city’s neighborhoods brings its own unique vibe, and with it, its own take on residential living. That’s just one of the reasons why St. Louis fencing is so wide-ranging: the type of fence you see in St. Louis neighborhoods depends on the area’s architecture, culture, and history. Read More
Looking to Create a More Private Backyard?
Whether you want to surround a pool, playset or patio, or just create a space to escape the rush and noise of everyday life, there’s an option for every style and budget. Here are just 4 ideas to create a more private backyard: Read More
Enjoy the Unique Properties of a Simtek Simulated Stone Fence
Sturdy stone fencing finally made easy
Stone is the world’s oldest fencing material and remains one of the most popular. That’s because stone has a striking appearance, provides lots of protection around your property, and stands up to the worst of the elements. Unfortunately, stone is also expensive and hard to work with, forcing home and business owners to make compromises regarding their fencing upgrade. Luckily, a Simtek simulated stone fence provides all of the advantages and none of the disadvantages. As you look for ways to enhance your property, be sure to keep this unique option in mind.