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YOU'RE THINKING A wood
fence is just a wood fence,
YOU'RE SETTING YOURSELF UP FOR failure.
EPA banned the use of Chromate Copper Arsenate (CCA) as an outdoor lumber
preservative. As a result, the preservative was changed to Alkaline Copper
Quaternary, or ACQ. Since the switch, three distinct problems have
developed with outdoor lumber:
Standard galvanized nails and staples are rusting out within six-eight
months of installation.
(2). More splitting, cracking, cupping, and warping occurs when
thinner lumber is used.
(3). The lumber shrinks at twice the rate than that of lumber treated with
of our competitors will tell you this information, but just look around your neighborhood
and chances are you will see the three distinct problems hard at
be the homeowner that gets mesmerized by the likeable salesperson or
discount fence company; if they use the wrong fasteners or runners,
the pickets will separate from the runners within 12 months, the
framework will separate from the posts within 36 months, and the fence will
itself apart within 5 years. Your new wood fence will
become nothing more than a Popsicle stick experiment, at your expense.
are real problems, but do
not get discouraged. These problems are correctible if the fence is
built properly. The good news is that our building methods have been
designed to counter these three distinct problems and ensure that wood is still a viable option which can last 12 -15
cannot stress this enough: It is now more important than ever to understand the intricacies of pressure-treated
lumber. We highly recommend that the homeowner read our
to purchasing wood fences prior
to scheduling a single estimate.
take the time to educate yourself, and don't become the victim.
Remember, as the old saying goes, "An ounce of prevention is worth a
pound of cure."
Paramount Fencing, Inc.
COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO PURCHASING A WOOD FENCE IN THE CENTRAL
THE SEVEN IMPORTANT FACTORS
manner in which the fence is constructed--the building method.
(2). The pros and cons of each building method.
How to ask the right questions and get the right answers.
(4). How to select a fence
(5). How to make sure installation goes smoothly.
(6). How to take care of a wood fence after installation.
(7). Understanding four basic business models which dominate the
Central Florida fencing industry.
FACTOR ONE: BUILDING
There are two
basic methods of fence construction: prefabrication and onsite
building/stick building....... Full
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Paramount Fencing is currently customizing wood fences in the following Orange & Seminole County Cities: Waterford, Windermere, Oviedo, Orlando, Winter Springs, Lake Mary, Sanford, Winter Garden, Ocoee, St. Cloud, Winter Park, Casselberry, College Park, Clermont, Maitland, Longwood.