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How To Protect A Wooden Fence in Winter

Wooden fences can be the best type of fence for your property. After you make the decision to install a wooden fence around your home, hire a reputatable company like Precision Fence Company to ensure you are getting your dream fence installed properly.

Winter weather involves harsh conditions such as too much moisture and snowy weather which can end up making the fences weak. Here are some common causes of the failure of wooden fences and how to protect your fences against the harsh conditions:

      • Try to Avoid Moisture Build Up in the Fence
        include draining any stagnant water and removing debris which can end up attracting moisture

      • Try to Prevent Warping

      • Avoid Fence Shifting

      • Avoid Falling Limbs
        clear obstructions such as tree branches which can collect the snow and later leave it to fall on your wooden fence.

What conditions of winter cause damage to wood fences?

Common conditions that lead to the damage of wooden fences include loose soil due to the high moisture in the season. This moisture also leads to formation of molds which can end up making the fences rot.

Poor installation of the fences can also lead to the damage of the fences during winter where they can end up warping, so make sure you call Precision Fence Company to install your fence properly. Call us today for your free estimate at 631-563-8488.

Having an experienced fence installer put up your fence is one of the first lines of defense. Maintaining the fence yourself is also a good way to ensure your fence stays in good shape for many winters and summers to come.