Are you set on building a wood fence at your home, but your fencing contractor is recommending steel posts? You may wonder why you would use steel when so many wood fences use wood posts. Here is what you need to know about this technique that will make your wood fence even stronger.
Wood fences often need replacement because the post ends up failing. The wood either rots over time, has major insect damage, or just naturally fails.
If you're thinking of putting in a new fence, consider the benefits of cedar, since cedar has a long life and an attractive appearance. You may be wondering if cedar requires a lot of maintenance. Here's a look at how to maintain cedar wood fencing over the years.
Stain The Fence
Cedar maintains its natural beauty when you stain the fence regularly. You might have to apply stain every few years, depending on your climate and weather conditions.