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my neighbor put up this white plastic(or something)fence.... it is now getting mildew all over our side of the fence....i looks awful... can i clean our side or is it her fence and her responsibility.....i dont think she will do it.... it is a 6ft privacy fence....

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:39 PM on Jun. 18, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • You have EVERY right to clean your side of the fence if you wish. I would bring the problem to her attention and ask her nicely if she had planned on cleaning it first. If she refuses to take care of the problem, then tell her you are going to clean it. As a property owner, you have the right to have an attractive yard, and not have to look at an ugly/dirty fence.

    Everyone I know in our development that has to deal with an ugly plastic/resin privacy fence has planted evergreen trees, shrubs and perennial flowers along the portion they face--since they all think those kinds of fences are really unnecessary and kind of "standoffish!" So might as well make them look "pretty!" LOL :o)

    Answer by LoriKeet at 4:48 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • ya i planted several bushes along the edges of the fence they just havent grown yet....they cut down alot of trees unbenonst to us they were going to put up a fence.. well the trees are starting to get little trees wich we are not going to cut down... they should have told us why they wanted to cut the trees...

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:53 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • If it's not your fence, leave it alone.

    Answer by jewjewbee at 10:27 PM on Jun. 18, 2010

  • Did the get the land surveyed? Is the fence ON the property line or on their side of the property completely? If it is completely in their property, then leave it alone. Otherwise, you can clean it (best is pressure wash) and if it ON the property line or even on your property at all, you can protest it.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:56 PM on Jun. 19, 2010

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