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How Deep Do Fence Posts Need To Be To Withstand High Wind Areas?

wind damaged fence

J Phil @ flickrCC By 2.5 As deep as possible would be the most obvious answer. At Fence Supply Online we like to give not only the obvious answers, but a bit of explanation too. We believe that a DIYer should get detailed help, so they can get on with doing that [...]

How To Make Your Wooden Fence Safer For Kids

making a wood fence last longer

Family homeowners love wooden fences. The traditional wooden fence looks great running around the property and who can fault a wooden picket fence in the front garden? A wooden fence speaks of happy childhoods and of having fun in the backyard. Kids though find ways of breaking things. All that rough and tumble can [...]

5 Steps To Designing The Perfect Fencing Layout

Cedar split rail 2 rail

The perfect fencing layout takes a bit of designing. What could be right your neighbor's yard may not be so good for your home. The perfect fencing layout should have a personal touch, that little bit of you in it to make the fence look special. At Fence Supply Online we lot a lot [...]

Tips For Choosing The Best Fencing For Heavy Snow Areas

Winter weather is harsh, and it can last from November into early April in many parts. Not only will you have heavy snow but high winds and driving rain to put pressure on your fence. A client called recently asking for ideas on a fence around the yard. They knew about the weather and [...]

2019-01-06T18:20:06+00:00January 9th, 2019|Accessories, Aluminum fencing, fence care, Fence Costs, fence maintenance, fence posts, fence repair, How To Buy Fencing For Your Home, snow fences, Vinyl Fence|Comments Off on Tips For Choosing The Best Fencing For Heavy Snow Areas

The Ultimate Guide To Fencing Hardware For Better Installations

7 Must Know Tips For DIY Fence Installers

Customers often ask us ‘what sort of fencing hardware should I use on the install?’ or ‘any way to for a DIYer like me to do a top job on the fence?’ Our answer is yes, and we have a few guidelines for getting the right fencing hardware for a better installation. Remember that [...]

2018-12-25T17:53:33+00:00December 26th, 2018|Accessories, Boundary fencing, DIY fence installs, Durable fencing, fence care, Fence Costs, fence maintenance, fencing hardware, fencing tools, How To Install a Fence|Comments Off on The Ultimate Guide To Fencing Hardware For Better Installations

How Colder Weather Affects Your Wood Fences

Xandert @ Morguefile Colder weather is tough on wood fences. Wood can crack,  and the weight of a heavy fall of snow may knock over the best of fences at the weakest spot. We work hard with our customers to make sure they are ready for all types of weather such as [...]

Do You Ever Need To Worry About Rust With Chain Link Fences?

Yes you do, is the simple answer to this one. A galvanized chain link may not rust for a while, but it could do, over time. The vinyl coated chain link will stay clear of rust for many years, but it is only as strong as its weakest coating. Once the rust gets hold [...]

2018-12-18T14:17:13+00:00December 19th, 2018|Accessories, Aluminum fencing, chain link fence, Color Vinyl Fence, Commercial Fence Options, fence care, fence maintenance, Fence replacing, Fence Supply, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do You Ever Need To Worry About Rust With Chain Link Fences?

5 Fence Finishes That Stand The Test Of Time

Crossbuck fence

A fence is only as good as the finish you put on it. For a fence to last test of time, it will need protection from the elements. And you will also want it to look good while doing so. We regularly get clients asking for tips and advice on fence finishes, and they [...]

2018-12-18T11:20:22+00:00November 19th, 2018|4 Rail Vinyl, Aluminum fencing, avoiding fence rot, DIY fence installs, Durable fencing, Fence Armor, fence care, Fence finishes|Comments Off on 5 Fence Finishes That Stand The Test Of Time

Make A Statement With Gate Accessories

Gate accessories turn a gap in your fence into a place of welcome. What was just a gate will become a welcoming entrance to your home, and can help your house stand out from others on the block. There is an excellent selection of accessories for your gate and fence posts, from which to [...]

2018-10-15T07:18:13+00:00October 17th, 2018|Accessories, Boundary fencing, fence care, Fence Costs, fence decorative caps, Gate accessories|Comments Off on Make A Statement With Gate Accessories

How To Termite Proof Your Fence

Termites do a lot of damage to a wooden fence. They love getting into the wood and raising their families to do even more damage. Often you may not know you have a termite problem, until the fence breaks or splits along the rail or post. The termites eat from the inside out. Prevention [...]