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

Right side of fence

“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 [...]

Don’t Sink Fence Posts Without Checking Local Codes

Always check the local codes before building a fence. Before even digging a hole to sink a fence post into, you should know the laws for your district. Being on the right side of the law can save you time, money, and a lot of legal trouble. Bad fences make for bad neighbors, and [...]

Tips For Choosing The Perfect Arbor Style For Your Yard

An arbor is the perfect addition to your yard. In the summertime you can grow flowering vines and roses through the rails. Come the fall you can decorate the arbor in Halloween color, and by Christmas you can light it up like a wonderland scene. Arbors come in different shapes and sizes, allowing you [...]

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 [...]

Not All Cement Is Created Equal – Don’t Pour Until You Are Sure

vinyl post

We get a lot of questions at Fence Supply Online about setting fence posts. ‘What’s the best way to set a post?’ or ‘Is concrete the best option?’ and ‘Should I use a dry mix or a wet one?’ are popular ones. The important consideration when setting is keeping your [...]

Why It’s Time To Upgrade Your Post Caps With Standard Vinyl Caps

Post caps are essential for your fence. Not only do they finish the look of the fence, but they offer vital protection to wooden posts. Without caps the posts would be vulnerable to rot, termites and weather problems. For vinyl fences they add the finishing touch to the project. “What about the post caps?” [...]

Get Longer Lasting Deck Railings With Vinyl Fencing

Small deck lights

Railings are a vital part of the deck structure. They make it a safe place for the kids to play on and they keep pets and local wildlife off the deck too. The railings will make the deck look good and give some privacy to a family area. They even keep the adults from [...]

2019-09-30T08:30:04-05:00September 30th, 2019|Deck Fencing, DIY fence installs, Fence Costs, Fence finishes, Vinyl deck fence, Vinyl Fence, Vinyl Fencing Kids, Vinyl Install, Vinyl Maintenance, Vinyl Picket Fence|Comments Off on Get Longer Lasting Deck Railings With Vinyl Fencing

Fence DIY – The Basic Tools You Need To Build A Fence

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“What do we need to build a fence?” is one of the most popular questions we get at Fence Supply Online. DIY clients ask it a lot, and of course newbies want to get it right from day one. Our first answer is for DIYers to get a basic set of tools; ones to [...]

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

Tan 4 rail vinyl horse fence

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 [...]

Four Privacy Screen Ideas For Your Garden

Basket Weave Vinyl Fence

Everyone likes a bit of privacy in the garden. It gives a feeling of escaping the outside world, keeping the neighbor's eyes away from what you are doing or protecting the family from the street. A big objection to privacy screens from our clients is that they are too high. They believe them to [...]