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Why You Need a Survey BEFORE We Install Your Fence!

It can be the homeowner’s nightmare…your phone rings after you have installed your brand new, beautiful fence and it is your neighbor on the other end. “Hello, Joe? Listen, I know you told us you were installing new fencing, and it’s really pretty and all, and we appreciated your giving us the heads up.

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Picket’s Restaurant Picks for Memorial Day Weekend

Hi everyone, Picket the Pup here! You know, just because it may be hard for me to salute, doesn’t mean I don’t feel grateful every day for all the wonderful men and women who have served our country, past or present. These brave military members (and their families, I might add) know what it means to spend their lives in an effort to protect our freedom.

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Fence Appeal: Why a Fence Might Help Your House Sell Faster!

You have decided to sell your house. Ugh! – the idea of packing everything and cleaning is overwhelming. And then, the agent tells you that you have to “stage” your house to make it more appealing to prospective buyers. And that is all just on the inside! What about the exterior of your home?

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Exterior Design Trends for 2017

Mini-skirts, maxi-skirts…wide ties, narrow ties…flats, stilettos. There are so many design trends and fads in fashion to follow, right? Well, did you know that there are trends for interior and exterior designs as well? While everyone can all watch their favorite TV designer “reality” shows, or read the latest design trend magazines,

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In Florida, Even Your Vinyl Fence Should Use Sunscreen!

Ah, Florida – no shoveling snow in the winter, no sub-zero temperatures – it’s sunny year round! Sure, we have our share of rain, but hey – it’s worth it to think that we can, pretty much, spend our time outdoors most of the year, right? Of course, we are all aware of the benefits of the sun but we also know that if we spend a lot of time outdoors we have to protect ourselves from getting sunburned.

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What Do the Other Dogs Say About Florida Fence? (And Their Owners, Too!)

Hi everyone, Picket here 😊

You know, I’m not one to brag, but I am so proud of my owners Kevin and Theresa for the wonderful work they do! All of my canine buddies and their humans love their fences, too. Kevin and Theresa are too shy to tell everyone about the great reviews they get from their customers and from places like Angie’s List and the Better Business Bureau,

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Ways to Landscape Along Your New Fence Line

The fence is up and looks awesome! You finally have your pets safe so they can play, the neighbors’ kids can’t fall into your pool, and you have made up with your neighbors for having caused them a minor inconvenience for the duration of the fence installation. (Baking that apple pie for them worked wonders,

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How to Pay for Your New Fence: Fence Financing Made Easy

Decision to have a fence installed – ✔

Decision to go with Florida Fence –✔

Fence design and type chosen –✔

Paying for the new fence – OOPS!

While a lot of our customers come to us with cash or credit card in hand,

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Picket’s Pick: Sarasota’s Best Dog Parks

Hi everyone, Picket here. Some of you know me, but for those of you who don’t, let me introduce myself. My name may give it away, but I am the beloved owner of Kevin & Theresa Dermody over at Florida Fence. I let them think that I am their mascot and furry child,

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Sprinkler Insurance: Why We Offer It!

Florida Fence is proud that we are the only fence installation company in the area to offer our customers sprinkler insurance. (We’re also proud of the fact we have the best office dogs around, but that’s a post for another day. 🐶)

“But wait,

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I happen to be one of the directors of the Home Builder’s Association of Manatee Sarasota County, so I’ve dealt with local subcontractors and trade partners for over 25 years. I can tell you that Florida Fence is one of the best companies in Sarasota. In fact, they just completed a beautiful shadowbox fence for a home we’re building in Sapphire Shores. They are always courteous, always on time and do exactly what they tell you they are going to do!

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