Repair a Fence Right Away Before the Damage Spreads

Years of weather and use can wear down even the strongest fence over time. That’s why A & J Fencing not only builds your custom redwood fence from scratch but also specializes in fence repair in Walnut Creek and throughout the Bay Area. It’s important when repairing a fence to stick with the highest quality […]

Best Time to Schedule Fence Repair Projects is Now

Winter in the San Francisco Bay Area is a great time to schedule a fence repair project. As certified fencing contractors in the East Bay, we are ready to work on your customized fence, repair, or retaining wall projects. One advantage of having fences and retaining walls built during the cold weather season is that […]

Add Curb Appeal and Protect Against Erosion with a Retaining Wall

Especially during the winter months, naturally occurring erosion and landslides can be a problem. This is particularly true for hillside properties in the Bay Area, where erosion is a constant worry for homeowners. By leveling part of the landscape and filling in low areas, building a retaining wall can protect an entire property or just […]

On The Job – A Redwood Ranch Rail Fence in Alamo

A & J Fencing builds custom fences, decks and patio covers all over the Bay Area. This week’s “On the Job” post features a redwood ranch rail fence that we built out in Alamo. Ranch rail fencing is characterized by its horizontal rails and looks great around a large property or farmland. It’s also known […]

DIY Decorating for your Fence or Deck with Evergreens and Lights

Pick beautiful live evergreen boughs or trees for these DIY crafts pulled from some of our favorite blogs to help you decorate your A&J fence or deck. You can also use artificial garlands to create your own decorations like in this creative tomato cage Christmas tree, perfect to brighten up a corner of your deck. […]

DIY Holiday Lanterns to Brighten Your Deck, Fence or Patio Cover

Tis the season to deck the halls, or light the deck, as we like to say. This is a fun time of year to get creative with decorative holiday lights around your deck, fence or patio cover. Here are some unique DIY lighting ideas from our favorite design blogs that will be sure to brighten up […]

Natural DIY Fall Decorations for Your A&J Fencing Deck or Patio

Fall is such a wonderful time of year to decorate your deck or outdoor patio. There are many harvest-inspired colors and natural materials available this time of year to play with. Here are a few easy decorations to brighten up your back yard area. Fall Pumpkin Planters – Hollow out your leftover Halloween pumpkins and […]

Before and After: Building a Redwood Arbor, Patio Cover and Fence

For this three-day custom fencing project in Martinez, our client wanted to bring some shade and privacy to his deck. Here, we agreed on a beautiful redwood three tier arbor 2 by 2, a patio covering the deck and reaching the roof, and a redwood board-on-board fence for consistent colors.   The custom arbor created a […]

Compliment Your Custom Redwood Fence with a Redwood Raised Garden Bed

We at A&J Fencing are always on the lookout for creative ways to improve your backyard living space. Whether you already have one of our custom redwood fences or patios or not, a raised garden bed makes a great complimenting addition. In this blog post we’ll show you an easy, do-it-yourself garden bed.  Check out more photos and […]

A&J Fencing at the Contra Costa Home and Garden Show

Come join A & J Fencing at the Contra Costa Home and Garden Show this weekend. The 17th annual “fall show” at the Sleep Train Pavilion in Concord starts on Friday from noon-6pm, and runs through the weekend, Saturday 10am-6pm and Sunday 10am-5pm. We love home shows because they offer a great opportunity to mingle […]