Improving Unattractive Wooden Fences in Northern, VA

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If you already have a fence installed on your property in Northern, VA, but you think it is unattractive, there are ways you can improve the looks of the fence so it will no longer be an eyesore. Wooden fences can be transformed from an unattractive wooden fence into something quite attractive with a little bit of imagination. Or you can call the team at Hal Co Fence, and they will be glad to help.

First, you will want to start with a thorough cleaning using a power washer and solution to remove any dirt. If there are any repairs, such as split or rotten boards, these should be replaced. Check the steadiness of the fence posts and fix them if necessary. All repairs should be done before you start.

Now that your fence is clean at your home in Northern, VA, you will want to use a wood sealer and stain to bring out the natural wood. You might even choose to paint it a color to blend in with your Northern, VA home. The choice is yours. There are plenty of colors to choose from as well as stains that can bring out the natural hues and wood grain in your fence.

If you have a wooden fence gate, you can replace the hardware and upgrade it to something al little more appealing. The hardware usually comes in silver, golden, or black tones or paint over what you have if it is still in good shape. Black hardware seems to be quite popular over the silver or golden tones in Northern, VA. If you paint over what you have, make sure you scuff up the metal surfaces with sandpaper to help the paint adhere more effectively.

Some more decorative additions that will make your fence more appealing are—

  • Fence Post Caps can be added to the top of the wooded fence posts. You can get wooden ones or metal caps, which will add decoration while also protecting the cut end of the fence post.
  • Trellis can be added atop of the fence to give it a different open look.
  • Plants are always a great way to increase your wooden fence’s appearance—plant in spots or plant flowers that run the whole length of your fence line.
  • Signs and Decorative Sculptural Designs are some decorative hangings that would look nice on your fence at your property in Northern, VA. If your wooden fence is surrounding a pool, seashells hung on your fence with netting is a nice decor for any wooden fence.This will definitely give your fence a facelift.

If you have any questions or need more suggestions, call the team at Hal Co Fence. They will help you with any wooden fence repairs or maintenance, and if you are ever ready for a screened in porch or deck for your home in Northern, VA, Hal Co Fence installs and maintains those as well.

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