If you have a raised deck off an upper level of your house, you want to make sure that everyone is as safe as possible. This is especially true if you have young children. Kids and raised decks aren't always a match made in heaven. However, there are things that you can do to make sure that everyone stays as safe as possible and still let everyone enjoy your deck. One of the things you can do is to get guardrails or handrails to put up along the edge of your deck.
I still remember the day I realized that we might need a new fence. Although we had an older picket fence, our pets were able to escape without a lot of trouble. One day, our pet Sparky made it all the way to our neighbor's yard, where he was working on destroying his least favorite garden gnome. After paying to replace the statue, I headed straight to the fencing showroom to look for the right model and the best contractor. After meeting with a few different people, I felt really good about one contractor who had been in business for a long time. Read this blog for more information about fencing.