Fences and Shutters
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a picture frame enhances a picture, fences and shutters can
show off your home to its best advantage. Shutters frame your
windows and make them stand out, while a fence will frame
your whole house.
to adding to the beauty of your house, they can also add privacy
and security. Working shutters protect a home or shop against
weather, vandals, and intruders when you're away. Fences help
keep small children and pets from wandering off, or screen
your yard from the street and traffic.
and shutters are ideal projects for early spring-they can
be partially built indoors while the weather is still wintry,
then hung on the house or planted in the ground when it turns
warmer. But they each require their own special considerations.
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