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The Best Stains For Making New Look Old

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“I don’t like the look of the new timber fence,” said one of our customers recently. “Why’s that?” asked the expert dealing with Pete. “The fence just looks too new, and I prefer when it ages a bit,” was Pete’s answer. Making the new fence look old is something Fence Supply Online clients ask [...]

5 Tips For Planning Your Next Fencing Project

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Are you planning a fence project? Do you have a few fencing ideas which may look just perfect in the yard? Maybe you have an old fence that could do with replacing? These are some of the questions we know Fence Supply Online customers think of when they are planning a fence. Our experts [...]

The Most Common Mistakes Made When Building A Fence

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Mistakes happen when building a fence. It is one of those facts of life that are difficult to deny. What is not so difficult is avoiding the common mistakes, the ones you would not make if you stop and think a bit. At Fence Supply Online we do not get asked a lot about [...]

4 Tips For Applying Stain & Seal Fence Stain & Sealer

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You must apply a fence stain and sealer as part of the annual maintenance. Those who do not, will not get a long-lasting fence. Wood rots if you do not care for it. Rain will seep into the wood and rot the fence from the inside out. Unprotected wood will attract termites and other [...]

Outsourcing Your Fence Project – 6 Questions To Ask

When Should You Hire Someone To Install Your Fencing?

We get a lot of inquiries from clients thinking of outsourcing their fence project. Sometimes we get a caller who wants to do the project themselves but has not got the free time. Other days it could be a DIY enthusiast who just wants to watch someone else work for a change. Usually though [...]

Why Your Mail Post Should Match Your Front Yard Fencing

One of our clients calls asking about getting a new mail post. He’s one of our longtime customers and regularly contacts us with questions about fencing and garden jewelry. “One important factor is getting the mail post to match your front yard fencing,” said the Fence Supply Online expert, after a bit of a [...]

The Right Side Of The Fence – Who Gets It You Or The Neighbors?

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“Give me land, lots of land under starry skies above, don’t fence me in,” are words we all know well. Unfortunately, our days of wandering are over, and the time has come for building fences. Good fences make good neighbors is another old saying, but one which is still very true. When building a [...]

Why You Need To Get Your Property Surveyed Before Erecting A Fence

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Getting your property surveyed, before erecting a fence, is crucial. The problem is that people forget to do the survey. There is so much going on that a property survey seems like a minor inconvenience. Between choosing the fence, getting the right style, and paying for it all, you could be forgiven for forgetting [...]

Putting Up A New Fence – How Close To The Property Line?

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Not too close would be a quick answer. At Fence Supply Online we tell clients putting up a new fence to be very careful, very careful indeed. The property line is a sensitive place. Both neighbors may not precisely know where it is, but as soon as a fence goes up, the maps will [...]

Why Buying A Stain & Seal In One Works Great For Fencing

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Should I stain the new fence? Maybe I should seal it instead? Is it possible to buy a stain and seal in one for the fencing on the property? Just some of the questions we get at Fence Supply Online from customers who want to care for their fencing investment. Why is buying a [...]