Fence Fixing Tips: Invert the Roles for Father’s Day

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Maintaining your wooden fence

Listen up, kids! For the past few months you may have heard your dad grumbling about how it’s time to treat your wooden boundary fence. But, since it’s been snowing and storming all through spring, washing, staining and protecting the fence has been put off again and again. With Father’s Day approaching we thought we’d give you simple instructions to treat your wooden fence so that you can give your dad a day off while you do the work for him.  It’s simple, it’s necessary and your dad will love it.

Don’t be afraid to invert the roles at home, give dad (or your husband) a great, practical loving gift: a beautifully protected fence! He’ll be happy someone put in the work. 

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How to paint and protect your wooden Colorado boundary fence

If you want to extend the life of your wooden fence you need to paint or stain it on a regular basis. Now is the perfect time to get it done. All you need is a few dry days, some paint or stain and some brushes and you’re ready to give new life to your fence…and your dad a well-deserved break from household chores.

Supplies needed:

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  • Brushes and rollers
  • Paint or stain
  • Face mask
  • Disposable gloves
  • Drop cloth and masking tape
  • High pressure hose or pressure washer
  • Soap and bleach
  • Wash cloth

Making your old fence look new again

  • Use a high pressure hose or a pressure washer to strip the fence
  • Clean the fence with soap and bleach
  • Tape off areas you do not wish to paint or stain
  • Place plastic bags or a sheet on the grass to protect it from dripping paint
  • Once the fence is completely dry, start painting or staining
  • Paint with the grain for best results

Colorado’s number one fence supplier

If this seems like too big of a job, or your wooden fence needs a little more a new coat of paint, call us and we’ll come and help you fix the fence for Father’s Day. If we can’t fix it, no one can, and if the fence is truly beyond repair, we’ll help you get a new fence that is right for your property.

Call (303) 744-3391 and get a FREE ESTIMATE!

Don’t have a fence yet for your Denver area home, call us and we’ll help you find the best solution for your project. From privacy fences, security fences, wooden, vinyl and chain link fences, and gates we’ve got the right solution for any Colorado home, business or commercial space. We’ll even check permits and building codes to make sure you are not violating any city laws. We’ve been doing this for a long time. You can trust us with your next boundary fence.

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