Spring is coming up! Why not welcome it with a fresh coat of paint for your fence? Your wooden fences will last for a long time, but you need to take the proper care of them. Plus, you’ll want them to look their best for as long as possible. Here are some tips for painting your wood fence for spring.
Even if you repaint a worn down wood fence, it still might not look its best. It’s important to perform any necessary maintenance to get your fences into good shape. Once they look great, you can make them look even better with the right paint. You can use a power washer to clean off all the dirt and any other buildups you see. Just because to not cause further damage to your fence. You should also double check the conditions of screws and nails holding the wood fence together.
Another option is to sand your wood fence. This technique will help smooth out the wood, making it easier to paint and also increasing its overall aesthetic appeal.
Choosing Paints or Stains
Next, you’ll need to choose the color of paint you want. You can also add a layer of stain to your wood fence. You should remember, however, that a stain for a wood fence is not necessarily a bad thing. It’s a type of finish meant to help complement whatever color you decide to paint it.
While you might be tempted to choose a darker paint, that might not be suitable for the change of seasons. A bright and cheerful color can make a difference too – so don’t feel confined to white, black, or brown. Why not try something unusual, like red, green, or yellow?
Finishing It Off
Once you’ve got your wood fence looking the way you want, you’ll want some accessories. Choose finials and other fence toppers to give it a bit of personality. You can also choose bird feeders, shadow boxes, or flowers. Just remember to get rid of any weeds!
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Hercules Fence Northern Virginia has countless fencing options for your home and commercial property. Whether you’re excited about a beautiful vinyl chain link fence or already planning out your custom wood commercial fence, we are ready to help you frame and secure your property. Hercules Fence Northern Virginia has been providing homeowners with quality fences for over 50 years. We are well equipped to meet your needs, whether they are residential or commercial. Contact us to see how a beautiful wood fence can protect your property by giving us a call at 703-551-2609 or visiting us online. To see examples of our work, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Flickr.