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3 Signs That It Is Time To Replace Your Wooden Fence

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Know the signs for when it is time to replace your wooden fence.

Sadly in life, nothing lasts forever, and that is especially true for wooden fences which are susceptible to rot and weather damage.  If you maintain your fence properly with staining and paint, it can last up to ten years.  At some point in your fences lifetime, it will become inefficient and useless to your whole family.  It is important to be aware of the signs to replace your wooden fence with a new one that will hopefully last longer.  

Loose Nails and Screws

Over time nails, and screws that hold wooden fence panel together can become loose due to environmental factors.  Extreme heat and moisture can warp the wood causing nails and screws to fall off further weakening your fence.  If your fence’s screws and nails rust, they can tend to break cause your wooden fence to potentially fall apart.  It is crucial that you tend to your fence immediately and determine if it is time to replace it.  

Stains

If you notice yellow or gray stains on your wooden fence, the wood has started to rot and grow mold.  Rotting and mold are common in fences that are in areas exposed to a high amount of moisture.  Once your fence experiences rot, there is little you can do to save it, so it is time to invest in a new fence.  It is critical that you stain and paint your fence regularly to prevent moisture from damaging your wooden fence.  

Cracked or Broken Panels

It is critical that you continue to protect your wooden fence with sealant even in old fences.  Moisture can seep into unprotected wooden fences and warp the wood excessively that is cracks.  Your fences wooden panels can crack to the point where they are broken beyond repair.  It is critical that you care for your wooden fences regularly.  If you don’t have time to care for a wooden fence, then your best option is a vinyl fence.

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