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by Rick Dassow, Owner
Ideal Property Management

A Wooden Fence, Pergola or Deck
Can Add Rustic Charm to a Landscape

Although Ideal has installed numerous wooden fences, pergolas and decks over the years, demand appears to be on the rise. Last year we saw more "wooden feature" requests than we had seen for a number of years.

Wooden features work well as "stand alones" or in combination with brick and stone. Their natural color holds great appeal and adds a sense of warmth and charm to landscapes of any size.

Last year, for example, we installed a stone patio and retaining wall, but surrounded the entire yard with a cedar fence. The patio area greatly expanded the client's outdoor living space, the fence added the privacy they needed for their corner lot and the completed project was eye-catching. Other similar projects we finished about the same time showed similar results.

You may wonder whether wooden features would be right for you. Well, the style and color of each home actually dictates our recommendations. In addition, each project is custom-tailored to the individual clent's lifestyle needs. We typically ask if they will be using their patio for daily family use, or entertaining? If they have small children or pets which would require a fenced-in yard? These and other factors are taken into account.

While each client's needs are different and call for something unique, wood is always an important option for any landscape makeover.

Spring is the perfect time to plan ahead for your summer family and social gatherings. Summer will be here before we know it. Call today for your consultation.

-- Ideal Ideas --

A Floral Trellis

A Cedar Pergola

A Back Yard Deck

A Privacy Fence

A Garden Gate or Arch

A Walkway or Stairs

Any time is a good time to think about your landscape.

Call for a free consultation.

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What to Expect from Your Ideal Wooden Fence

Ideal typically installs fences made of cedar because cedar has several distinct advantages over pine or other medium hardwoods:

  • Its natual oils and acids deter most insects
  • It can be installed in its unfinished form
  • It warps less than most other woods
  • It weathers to a soft grey color
  • It's durable and lasts for many years

The privacy-value and attractiveness of your fence can also add to the value of your property.

So if this is your year for a new fence, you can count on Ideal Property Management to help you decide on one that fits your landscape.

Ideal has been serving clients in Milwaukee's Northshore for over 25 years. Our team is ready to serve you.

Property Management
W264 N6615 Hillview Drive
Sussex, WI 53089
(262) 246-8512

"Landscape professionals with a passion for detail."