Obviously, residential fencing is not meant to keep cars from crashing through homeowners' yards. House fences make yards more private, add curb appeal, improve property value, and -- sure -- add some home protection by making it harder for burglars to break in, but they're not meant to stop a car. Yet, you'd be surprised how often cars smash through wooden fences. It happens a lot more than you might think.
Believe it or not, according to U.S. zoning committee experts, some 80-90% of the applications for house fences are for privacy fences, and for good reason, too. Here are just a few of the ways house fences can improve your home, your property, and your life.
For generations, porches have been a central feature of American architecture and culture, a tradition that continues today, with an estimated 129,518 people in the U.S. employed by the industry. However, homeowners are now eschewing the classic screened porch for patios and gazebos. With this trend in effect, will you start to notice a steady disappearance of Baltimore's screened porches? And should you contact a Baltimore gazebo company to install this increasingly common feature? Read on to learn about the history of these two popular fixtures and how the experts think they will be used in the future.