A new fence is an investment that should hold its value and function properly as long as possible.  Whether you're looking for a bit of privacy in your back yard or you'd like a decorative addition to your front yard, it's important that your fence does it's job long term.  With all the material options, installation techniques, and fence contractors out there, approaching a new fence project can be daunting.  When it comes to fence construction, not all options are equally suited to fit your needs. 

 

We're here to help, and we're willing to offer advice that can help you find a fence - and a contractor - that fits what you're looking for.  We hope you'll see the value of an Austin Brothers Fence, and we're confident you'll be happiest with the finished product if we're given the opportunity to work with you.

 

Feel free to browse our blog posts for a detailed look at factors to consider when determining the fence and the fence company you choose.  We hope it helps as you approach your project!

WHY CHOOSE

Austin Brothers Fence Company is committed to building the longest lasting, best looking fences while providing unrivaled customer service and honest pricing.  We build fences that'll last a lifetime and we back them up with unmatched warranty service.  We're gaining quite the reputation for it!  Head over to our review page to see what our customers are saying.  We're confident in saying that there's no better fence company in Austin!

 

Here's what a recent customer had to say about our work compared to that of other companies:

"We are very happy with the fence, and the service was great!  We have a very long backyard with lots of fence, and over the years we've had different fence companies replace portions. The work your crew did is by far the most superior portion of our fencing now."                  - Makenzie

INFORMATIONAL BLOG ENTRIES

April 26, 2019

PRESSURE TREATED PINE

Pine is an inexpensive, easily accessible soft wood that - when treated with chemicals - provides a reliable option for fence framing (posts and rails).

        PROS:  Lowest cost, chemical provides rot resistance

        CONS:  Highly susceptible to warping, twisting, and cracking - ranging from mild to severe

                     Should not be used near garden beds due to chemical components of treatment

                     Che...

October 7, 2014

From technique to materials, there is a lot to consider in how to build your fence.  With all the bad information and marketing gimmicks out there, it can take a while to find what truly works the best.

 

In each decision, we make things very simple: we do what works and looks the best, while staying within budget.  A while ago, we switched over to stainless-steel ring-shank nails.  Here's why. 

 

 

"Bleeding"

 

We work with a great, but difficult material.  Western Red Cedar is very tough on fasteners: the same natural chemicals th...

June 12, 2014

Somebody collected a check for the work done in the picture attached to this post.  Well, let's back up one step - someone actually asked for payment for the work done in the picture above!  That's the part that boggles our minds, but we see it all over Austin:  Fences installed with terrible material and sloppy technique. 

 

We want everyone in our city to avoid paying for a fence that doesn't only look bad...it's unsafe.  Here are some of the things to avoid at all cost when considering materials and/or installation methods...

May 1, 2013

  • The best, most reliable fence companies are not the cheapest. 

  • Even when their location is marked and proper precautions are taken, underground wires, pipes, and sprinkler systems are hit on a regular basis when digging post holes.  Private propane lines, cable lines, internet lines, and sprinkler systems are not marked by 811 (free marking service), so be prepared to have those repaired if necessary.  Because it's not possible to find the location of sprinkler pipes or water mains, most companies do not cover the cost of rep...

May 1, 2013

 

Digging in Austin is rough work.  Our community is built on a few inches of top soil...and then ROCK.  Lots of rock.  If a fence contractor doesn't have the right tools for digging through that rock you'll end up with shallow post holes, and that spells disaster for you and your family;  entire sections of your fence can collapse during minor wind storms, or even from normal use. 

 

Austin Brothers Fence company has all the tools necessary to hammer our way through the rock and guarantee holes 18 - 24 inch...

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