Can you install a fence in the winter? Here are some of the main reasons why installing a fence in the winter could be a great option for you.
As the weather gets colder and the precipitation turns icier, it’s a good time to point out that railings are more than just decorative. Of course, railings can and should look beautiful against your home, increasing your home’s curb appeal and making you love your home’s exterior. But railings are even more about function than they are about form. In fact, you are legally required to have a railing on steps and surfaces above a certain height. No matter what kind of railing you have, it will prove valuable for safety, especially during inclement weather like the kind we get in the coldest months of the year. Here are just a few reasons why railings in the winter are especially important. 1. Stairs May Become Slippery Whenever there is wet weather, the steps leading up to your home or back deck can become slippery, but especially in the winter. Snow, ice, or the wintry mix we sometimes get can make those stairs treacherous, especially for young children and the elderly who may already be unstead on their feet. Railings provide a crucial handhold when the stairs are slippery and difficult to climb safely. 2. Keep Items Secure on a Windy […]