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Three Tips On How You Can Prepare Your Wooden Fence for Spring

You want your wooden fence to look its best because spring and summer are known for spending time outside bonding with friends and family.

Spring is officially here, which means that spring cleaning is essential to both the interior and exterior of your home as well. You want your wooden fence to look its best because spring and summer are known for spending time outside bonding with friends and family. You may enjoy a family reunion, a family trip to the beach, or you may want to bring the party to you and host a gathering right in your backyard. Is your wooden fence guest-ready and ready for spring? Keep reading to learn how you can prepare!

1)Take Care of Basic Needs First

The fun part of upgrading a fence is changing it decoratively. You may be tempted to paint right away. However, what you should do is make sure that the quality of your wood is still in excellent condition. Powerwash your wooden fence with caution to remove dirt that may have piled up. Then, check to see if you need to invest in board or screw replacement.

2)Stain or Paint Your Wooden Fence

After taking care of essential maintenance, then you can paint or stain your fence. The purpose of staining or painting is to add visual appeal.  If you want your fence’s aesthetics to be subtle, classic, and elegant, then a wood stain is optimal. Dark paint can also help you achieve your goal. If you want a unique fence, bright colors are best. White is classic but gives a pop. More eccentric colors include greens or reds.

3)Post Toppers and Landscaping

Did you know that there are post toppers and caps that can help your deck to stand out? Post caps sit on the top of posts to protect the heads of the posts from weather damage as well as help to decorate them. One of the best choices is to invest in vinyl caps. Wood caps, just like your wooden fences itself has the possibility of degrading.


Adding shrubs, plants, and flowers around the wooden fence is another way to prepare it for spring. During spring, the sun appears again, flowers bloom, and it’s a generally happy time of the year. If you want your wooden fence to say “spring,” then you should research how you can upgrade your landscape.

Get in Touch With Hercules Fence Today

Hercules Fence has experience with nearly every type of residential and commercial fencing material imaginable, from wood and aluminum to chain link, vinyl, steel, and even temporary fencing. We have developed a reputation for quality work and fair, competitive prices. Hercules Fence is ready to serve you from six convenient locations. We have offices in Manassas, Richmond, Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina.

If you have any questions about finding your dream fence or fence maintenance, you can contact Hercules Fence today by calling (757) 316-3600 or visit FencesNewportNews.com today for a free quote.

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