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What Does a Plat Survey Look Like?

A survey document usually includes a detailed drawing of your property, with measurements and other data. Irregular shape lots are particularly challenging, like a pie-shaped section of a cul-du-sac development.

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SHOULD I STAIN MY CEDAR FENCE?

A natural Western Red Cedar fence requires no stain to improve its longevity. But you may want to stain the fence to maintain or change the color. Our Western Red Cedar fences can be stained almost immediately after installation.

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Please Dont Hurt My Garden

With our post driven system for fences we usually can install our fences through flower gardens without much disruption to your plants. We can advise if there are any plantings that might need to be moved prior to installation.

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Do Handrails Save Lives?

Maybe you don’t feel the need for a handrail at the entrance to your home. You’ve have gotten along without one for decades, and no-one has fallen yet. But next month your mother-in-law is coming to visit.

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Can a Fence Keep Rabbits Out of My Garden?

Normal chain link fence has 2” to 2 ½” holes. Rabbits go through that. You need approximately 1” mesh to prevent the pesky varmints from getting in your garden. And the height need not be very great; 2 or 3 feet will do.

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Can a Fence Keep Deer Off My Property?

In Wisconsin, a permit to keep white tail deer enclosed requires a fence that is at least 7’10” high:

http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/statutes/statutes/90/20

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Should I tell my neighbors that I am planning to have a fence installed?

 Yes! It is always a good idea to inform your neighbors that you are thinking about building a fence. Most of the time they won’t oppose the idea, and may even show some appreciation for your home improvements!

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Why is my fence heaving out of the ground?

Cement is a powder, usually sold in a paper bag. When you mix it with water and sand and rock, it becomes concrete. Posts properly set in concrete can last a long time...but most posts are not properly set. 

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How much is charged for a fence estimate?

How much is charged for a fence estimate?  How much does it cost to have a fence installed? And what’s included in the price? Be sure you get the answers so that you have a clear expectations.

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What type of fence will contain my dog?

 I know how much you love that “pooch,” and you know him better than anyone else.  So let’s talk about the things that will help keep him safe in your newly fenced yard.

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What is the process for installing a fence?

Start your project by coming to see us in Waunakee, or call us for a free estimate.  We have complied a list to help you thru the process. It's really quite simple when you follow step-by-step.

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What is the process for installing a fence?

The installation process of a fence follows a simple basic sequence. A properly installed fence will provide a lifetime of enjoyment.

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Do I need to landscape before installation?

Yes and No. With our post driven system for fences we usually can install our fences through flower gardens without much disruption to your plants.  We can advise if there are any plantings that might need to be moved prior to installation.

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Can fencing protect my property from wildlife?

Mother Natures animals can often be a challenge - and they are not limited to rural areas. Use of a properly designed fence can protect your property.

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Do I need a survey to put up a fence?

Maybe not!  Possibly one has already been done!  Take a look in your house files.  And/or check with your County Deeds office, to see if they have a survey on record for your property. 

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What regulations can impact my fence project?

Today most fence ordinances can be found online.  You just need to know in which City, Township or Village your property is located.

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