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5 Benefits of Staining Your Fence

Your fence plays many roles in improving your home aesthetic and comfort. Not only does it provide shade for your backyard while affording you privacy from your neighbors, it also adds value to your home and enhances the look of your backyard. Unfortunately, the quality of your wood fence can often times get damaged due to moisture and exposure to weather like rain and snow. The good news is you don’t need to rebuild fence, all you need is a good stain to bring it back to life. Below are 5 reasons why you should stain your wood fence.

1. Increases longevity and lifespan of your wood fence

Staining your fence helps to increase its lifespan because of the protection barrier the stain acts as. When you stain your fence, you’re preventing it from breaking, peeling, and rotting from moisture which in turns keeps it healthier and more stable in the long run.

2. Saves you money

Even though you might be thinking that it’s time to invest in a new fence, all you really need to do is to put that energy into your current fence and get it stained. You don’t need to pay loads of money for a new fence when a good stain on the one you have will have it looking brand new in no time.

3. Stain doesn't peel or scratch

Not only will staining prevent your wood fence from splitting and chipping, the actual stain is meant to last as well, which is a better choice if you’re thinking of potentially painting your wood, as paint can often times chip after a short amount of time.

4. Limits UV damage

While we do focus on moisture and rain getting on the wood, we can’t forget about direct sunlight. If you live in a sunny and hot area, that too can affect your fence. Too much direct light can make your fence look faded and older than it really is. Adding a stain will prevent the UV rays from damaging your fence further.

5. Adds value to your property

Staining your fence increases visual appeal and enhances the look of your backyard. It helps to preserve the look of your home and tells guests you value every element in your house. If you’re planning to put your home up for sale, staining your fence is something you need to do. It immediately adds value and gives your backyard a fresh new look.

As you can see, there are several reasons why your fence might be deteriorating and looking a bit sluggish. You don’t need a new fence; you just need a stain that’ll protect it from all four seasons and any lasting damage that happens when your fence retains the moisture. Luckily a good stain will not only protect your fence from a damaging weather, it’ll add a richer color and shine to your dull and simple fence.

The team at Splash Fences is ready to help redefine your home, whether you are in the Sugar Land, Houston, Richmond, Stafford or Missouri City and surrounding cities, we got you covered. Call us today 832-612-8568 to get a quote.

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