First Fence Blog

6
Apr

When is a chain link fence a good idea?

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We’re all pretty familiar with chain link fences: sturdy, functional, but not very pleasing to the eye. Although these types of fences can (and often do) last for years, it doesn’t give you much privacy from your neighbors. Plus, most chain link fences are pretty easy for people to climb, so it’s not a great Read More…

30
Mar

What Type of Fence is Best for Your Dog?

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If you’re thinking about getting a furry four-legged friend or if you already have one, you may be in the market for a fence to keep your new puppy or dog protected and contained in your yard. It could be that you moved into a home with a fence out back that just isn’t cutting Read More…

28
Feb

The Many Faces of Privacy Fencing

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Many of the newer neighborhoods throughout Atlanta have smaller lots with very little space between one house and the next. While it’s great to be friendly with your neighbors, homeowners typically prefer privacy when it comes spending time in the yard. The yard is often an extension of a family’s living space. Whether you entertain Read More…

16
Feb

Choose First Fence of Georgia for your DIY Needs

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If you’re a skilled DIYer, building your own fence for your home or business may be a welcome challenge. But don’t head straight for those “big box” home improvement stores to get your fence components! First Fence of Georgia has a Materials Division that’s a great resource for DIYers, in addition to our fence installation Read More…

19
Jan

Restore, Protect & Beautify Your Fence with Staining and More!

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When you choose to install an all-wood fence around your home or business, it’s important to keep restoration and staining in mind to protect your investment. First, you always want to stain a new fence. This protects it, creates a fresh, polished look and can add great color, depending on what stain you choose. The Read More…

16
Jan

Staining Makes Wood Fences Last Longer!

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Staining Makes Wood Fences Last Longer! Before staining, left, and after, right.   Many people really don’t know the difference between painting and staining a wood fence. You might think they essentially do the same thing – add color and protect the fence. This much is true, however there are an array of reasons why Read More…

2
Dec

Tips for Choosing the Best Fence for Your Yard

A fence can add style, beauty and functionality to your home and yard. But choosing the right fence can be daunting. There are many factors to consider, from your budget to your personal style, maintenance and purpose of the fence. We can help you choose the right one to suit your wants and needs. The Read More…

10
Nov

Why You Should Consider a Composite Fence

For years, homeowners only had two options for fences: metal or wood. Metal fences, such as chain link, were economical but often very industrial-looking and decorative iron fences could cost a small fortune. Wood fences were much more attractive and offered more privacy but could be expensive to maintain. Today, there is a better choice: Read More…

4
Oct

How to Get the Look of a Wrought Iron Fence without the Hassle

People have used wrought iron on their homes and buildings for hundreds of years — whether it was for bars on windows or on beautiful gates adorning the great cathedrals of Europe. Wrought iron eventually became a popular choice for security fencing since it is extremely strong and durable but can also be cast into Read More…

4
Oct

Why PVC Fencing is Taking Off!

The fencing trend among Atlanta homeowners seems to be ones made with PVC, also known in the scientific community as polyvinyl chloride. In the construction industry, it’s a material that is touted for its durability, low maintenance and will not rot. For a very long time, man has been working to create materials that hold Read More…