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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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Beginner’s Guide to Fences: Part 2–Types of Fences

OK –  you know why you want or need a fence.

You have talked to your neighbors and they know that your desire to put up a fence has nothing to do with their kids playing in your yard or that you wanted to block the view of their hot tub activity at midnight. 

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3 Top Advantages of Installing a Vinyl Fence

There are several materials to choose from when installing a new fence. Wood, chain link, aluminum and PVC vinyl fence are the categories most often recognized as fencing choices. In Sarasota and Manatee counties, selection of a fence may be determined by homeowner association regulations; however when a consumer has a choice of fence materials,

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