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Common Obstacles With Installing Deck Railings

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Installing deck railings should be an easy DIY job for the weekend. Once you choose your style, size, and color, the rest should be simple to do. There are obstacles, though, and a spanner in the works can make a straightforward job, a not so easy one. As with a lot of DIY work, [...]

Simple Wooden Fence Maintenance To Handle Before Summer

Wooden fence maintenance before the summer is vital. Remember that the wooden fence goes through all the worst of the winter weather. Exposure to wind, rain, snow, sleet, hail, and ice; the fence sees it all before the first sun of summer. The pressure it goes through will strain any maintenance from the fall. [...]

How To Stop Termites Chowing Down On Your Timber Fence

There is nothing termites like more than a good chow down on your timber fence. They will come from miles around to get stuck into all that delicious wood. Any wooden fence owner can tell you a termite story, about how they came for dinner in the back yard. Termites are a big problem [...]

The Wrong Applications For A Barbed Wire Fence

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A barbed wire fence can cause many problems. The obvious one is how an animal or child can get caught in the sharp barbs. Often there is not any need for one in the first place, and indeed it can be dangerous in the wrong location. In many states and districts, there are local [...]

4 Of The Best Fence Building Hacks Ever

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We all like a few good fence building hacks. It makes doing any job that bit easier, and when it comes to DIY, we all welcome a new hack or two. With fence building, it is not any different. If you are undertaking a new project or trying to finish an existing one, every [...]

Don’t Forget The Hinges – Size Is Everything

When it comes to the hinges for your gate, size really is everything. Choose the wrong size hinges, and you are choosing to go down the path of trouble. With the wrong ones the gate may not close properly, it may sag, or even fall off the gatepost. At Fence Supply Online we get [...]

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 [...]