Entries by Titan Admin

Ever wish you had a taller fence?

Ranch Style Fences – We sell many of these and they can be a big project.  The state of Texas and the term “Ranch” go hand in hand.  What is the real definition of a ranch?  Patrick Murfee, the administrator of the Ranching Heritage Association in Lubbock, actually laughed out loud when we asked for […]

Where Did the Term Picket Fence Originate?

Origin of the Picket Fence According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the term “picket” originates (in 1690) from the French “piquet,” from the verb “piquer,” meaning “to pierce,” hence the pointed shape of the picket. Once used as a weapon, the picket also helped form a barrier. As Random House indicates, its verb form means “to […]

Tax Tips Regarding Your New Fence

Have you purchased a new fence from Titan this year? Did you know that the expense may be tax deductible? Which Home Improvements Are Tax Deductible? For tax purposes, a home improvement includes any work done that substantially adds to the value of your home, increases its useful life, or adapts it to new uses. […]

City Public Parks and Recreation Areas

As our cities grow our parks and community pools have become a staple in neighborhoods throughout North Texas.  Titan Fence has enjoyed providing quality and aesthetically pleasing fences and arbors to several local neighborhoods and city parks.  One beautiful community in far North Texas is Savannah located between Denton and McKinney. To browse their web […]

How often should I stain my fence?

As a rule of thumb you should stain a fence every 5 to 7 years depending on the type of wood.  We always  recommend a Cedar fence.  Cedar has natural oils and acids in the wood that make it undesirable to most insects. This allows the wood to be installed in its unfinished form and […]

Outdoor Fireplace

National home and gardening experts predict the popularity of outdoor fireplaces will continue to grow.  “Staycations” are becoming more popular throughout our nation.  In place of a week-long family vacation for four to Walt Disney World ($5,000 and higher), homeowners can increase the utility and value of their property while providing relaxing backdrops for spending […]

Sliding Vs. Swing

The majority of rear entry homes in North Texas have a fenced in backyard that stops at the driveway.  If a homeowner extends the fence across the driveway then up the property line, the size of the entire backyard increases as much as 40%. Having a driveway fenced in creates a larger play area for […]

Referral Program

Keeping our neighborhoods attractive is a responsibility every homeowner shares. The overall appearance of our properties has three primary ingredients other than the house itself. The ingredients are the lawn, the landscape and of course our fence. All three of these items drastically affect the value of a home. As a home ages so does a […]