Fence & Gate Design Ideas

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

The old expression, Good fences make good neighbors is true, but it’s only half the story. This refers strictly to perimeter fences that surround a homesite. But fences play a more diverse role in landscaping where they help solve problems and create opportunities within a homesite. These interior fences may be called “partitions”, because they work just like walls indoors to enclose a space such as a swimming pool vegetable garden. But partition fences also help to define space in a more open way, improve homesite safety,...

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Dreaming of A New Deck

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Looking to expand living space in your Nashville/Brentwood area home but are out of options within your walls? Why not look outside, instead? Franklin Fence and Deck can customize a new deck to fit your style and budget! Building a deck can be a smart way for property owners to maintain or even improve their home’s value. After all, it is less expensive than building an additional room, but still enables homeowners to expand their living space!   A recent survey conducted by Remodeling Cost vs. Value Report found that more than 85%...

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Fences: Top Home Improvements

Posted by on Mar 11, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

If you’re thinking of remodeling your home this year, the amount of money you’re likely to recoup on home improvements is on the rise! Franklin Fence and Deck is locally owned and operated in Franklin, TN. We are the oldest fencing and decking contractor in the county. If you’re looking to add a deck onto your home, you’ll see that it is the second highest ranked home improvement job that will give you your money back over the years!   The top 10 home improvement jobs of 2014:     Front door...

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Proper Deck Maintenance

Posted by on Feb 20, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Proper deck maintenance is essential to protect not only the investment you’ve made in your home, but your family as well.   Washing your deck is probably one of the most critical things you can do. An unwashed deck is an invitation to mold and mildew, which can cause rot. To properly wash your deck:   Remove debris from between deck boards using a putty knife. Pay special attention to the areas where deck boards cross the joists. Protect all shrubs and plantings. Wet them and cover them with plastic sheeting. Thoroughly sweep...

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Maintaining your fence this winter

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Brrrrr it’s cold out! Why did Punxsutawney Phil have to see his shadow?! The winter months can be harsh on your fence! In the summer, sunlight is the biggest threat to your wood fence, causing the wood to fade and warp. In winter, however, excess moisture and changing temperatures are the culprits. Here’s a look at what winter weather can do to your fence…   Rain and snow: Even though we live in Tennessee, the winter months can be harsh. They mean long exposure to wet conditions, without stretches of warm weather to allow the...

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Fence and Deck Basics

Posted by on Jan 5, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Are you thinking of fencing in your home in the Nashville, Brentwood, or Franklin area? Franklin Fence and Deck has been in business for over 28 years. We specialize in aluminum fencing but we also build custom wood, vinyl, chain link, farm fencing, wrought iron and commercial fences. Not only do we specialize in fencing, we also customize decks, arbors, gazebos, and screened porches for your home. We have all the fence and deck basics, as well as customizable options!   At Franklin Fence and Deck we guarantee our deck work against both...

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Fence Installation Nashville

Posted by on Jan 2, 2015 in Blog Post | 0 comments

At Franklin Fence and Deck we offer an assortment of fences to fit you and your homes’ personal style with fence installation in Nashville and its surrounding areas!   We offer the following styles in feces:     Aluminum Vinyl Chain Link Brick Columns Wrought Iron Wood In our Wood fence category we offer privacy, picket, shadow box, and farm wood fences.   Isn’t this gorgeous? This is one of our wood spaced picket fence and arbor.   Installing a picket fence has many benefits! It’s attractive, it can...

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Fence Materials Guide

Posted by on Dec 28, 2014 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Fencing in a property can be one of the wisest decisions a homeowner can make for their home. A fence not only looks great and has fantastic utility (keeping pets in and unwanted visitors out), but it also increases the value of your home. Adding a fence to your home is a great all-around decision. Check out the top three elements your need to consider in our fences materials guide!   However, sometimes homeowners stumble a bit in the initial stages because there are lots of issues that need to be addressed and the task can seem...

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Deck Out Your House

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Adding a deck to your home is a great investment; on average you will yield an approximate 87% return on your investment, depending on where you live and size of your deck, according to the 2014 Cost vs. Value Report from Remodeling Magazine.   Franklin Fence and Deck wants to make sure you have all the facts before deciding on which deck is right for you!   First things first. You need to hire a contractor. Generally speaking, it’s a wise idea to hire a contractor who is experienced in deck construction. You don’t want to...

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Choosing The Right Fence For Your Home

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Blog Post | 0 comments

Are you in the market to either replace an existing fence or add a new fence to your home? If so, you probably have quite a few questions and you don’t know where to begin! Franklin Fence and Deck is here to help and answer any questions you may have! We have a few tips for choosing the right fence for your home in the Franklin/Brentwood area!   The first question associated with adding a fence to your home is …. Yep. You guessed it. Cost!   Cost. It is virtually impossible to give you a quote without looking at your...

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