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Delivery Drop Boxes & Coronavirus

Why use a dropbox during quarantine? Delivery drop boxes could be your best friend in the coronavirus quarantine. Package and food delivery is no longer a luxury, it's a necessity for millions of Americans ordered to stay inside. But how easy is it to transmit the virus during a delivery? Companies like uber are taking [...]


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Geofencing – A Modern Home Fencing Solution

What Is Geofencing? Geofencing is a tool used in security and home automation that uses location to give you greater control over your home. Geofencing works in a very similar way to modern features you might find in a new car. Cars nowadays can turn on the cabin lights, start the engine, and unlock the [...]


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Fence Building Etiquette

A new fence is a serious quality of life upgrade for any homeowner. When a fence acts as a division between properties, however, it also affects the quality of life of your immediate neighbors. Whether that effect is positive or negative belongs to the realm of fence building etiquette. Restrictions An important aspect of fence [...]


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Which Video Doorbells Work For Gates?

Video doorbells are essentially ordinary doorbells with the combined functionality of a security camera and an intercom. Using the doorbell’s app you can be alerted when someone has approached your door, view a live video feed, and send an audio message.  Most video doorbells are made for front doors, but I can’t think of a [...]


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Six Padlocks For Your Gate in 2019

This is a short list of 6 padlocks that will give your home a considerable security boost, at a modest price point. Padlocks are particularly fitting for gate security because they offer a simple solution that will work with almost any existing structure. Each lock out there has its advantages and disadvantages. Choosing what suits [...]


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7 Mixed Fencing Design Materials

Seven Mixed Fencing Design Materials Mixed fencing utilizes more than one type of building material. If you choose to go this route when building a fence it can add functionality, give it a unique touch, and make it more cost-efficient. For example, you can add gabion or concrete sections if you have a part of [...]


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Eight Reasons Why Perimeter Fencing is the Hottest New Home Upgrade

1. Property values near coastal areas are at record highs. For a number of years west coast property values have been going up, notably faster than the rest of the country. For example: in August the San Diego County median home price hit a record high at 590,000$. (source : https://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Median-Home-Sales-San-Diego-Interactive-Map-545300731.html). With pricing trends like [...]


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The Place of IPE in the Modern Home & Deck

Ipe, or Brazilian Walnut as it is also called, is very fashionable at the moment in San Diego. Homeowners and contractors are using this wood for modern fences and decks all over the county. It’s straight grain, hardness, and longevity, makes Ipe a top contender for wood choices. Wise home owners and builders choose Ipe [...]


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Types of wood

Tiger Wood Tiger is one of the most beautiful and durable woods that we use at Modern Fence and Deck. Tigerwood is known for its reddish and golden brown color with black accent stripes similar to a tiger. This particular wood is very durable and resistant to rot, or insect damage. Tiger Wood finishes very [...]


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