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.
If there's one thing homeowners unanimously hate, it's shoveling their residential driveways. Though many people have sagaciously invested in snow blowers, some don't really have residential driveways big enough to warrant such an investment, while others simply don't see the point of investing in one when they're more than healthy enough to shovel.
With Thanksgiving behind us and Mother Nature already piling snow on parts of the country, it's time to get your house ready for the winter if you haven't already. Here are a few helpful tips you can use to fortify your property against the harsh, icy elements ahead.
Do you like entertaining guests in your home and garden, but feel that your scenery has room for improvement? You might consider adding a new structure to your home or lawn. Screened porches and sunrooms can make excellent additions to your house, and your backyard can turn into a private oasis with the installation of a beautiful gazebo or attractive privacy fences.
Iron gates add elegance to any property, while enhancing its privacy and security. But choosing your iron gate is just the beginning. If you are just starting out with ideas for your estate or garden entryway, you will need to decide several things.
Heavy, wet snow will likely bring down trees and power lines. Please be careful and leave damaged trees and power lines to the professionals. Should your fence, deck, railings or gates suffer in the storm, remember that Long® Fence does repairs even if we did not install the original job.
All offices have power today and are taking calls for repair estimates in addition to normal business. Even if we did not install the original job, we will repair your fence, deck, porch, railings or any other product that we provide.
Nothing says, “I love you Mom!” like a comfy chair where Mom can relax while you fix dinner. Why not go one step farther and put that chair on a new, low-maintenance deck? Spring is a popular time to begin home improvement projects, especially if it's an upgrade to outdoor living spaces. With the economy keeping more homeowners in place, improving your home can elevate both your enjoyment and its eventual resale value.