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Fence finishes

Tips For Adding Decorative Accents To Your Vinyl Fencing

“Any tips on sprucing up the old vinyl fence?” asked a caller only last week. We know the fence, and it’s not that old, we only sold it to the client last spring, but we know where they are going with the question. “Well Stu,” our expert said, “we may have a few ideas [...]

Add A Touch Of Elegance With Black Vinyl Fencing

Blackline Privacy fence

“Is this vinyl fencing any good?” asks Jim, a longtime client of Fence Supply Online. Jim buys a lot of fencing from us, and we know him as a man who likes his wood. “You will not find fault or better quality than our black vinyl fencing,” was our expert’s reply. At this Jim [...]

5 Questions To Ask Before Buying Fencing Stain

Fencing stain is a vital ingredient in looking after your fence. For all DIY enthusiasts, the annual maintenance is a chore they must finish before the weather turns bad. You need to stain a wood fence, usually every year, in order to protect it from the effects of moisture. If you do not stain [...]

How To Add Solar Post Caps To Your Fence

Solar post caps are a popular product with our customers. We find they often come back for more, deciding to light up the deck and the pool fence once they see the first ones in place. The beauty of solar post caps is how easy it is to add them to an existing fence. [...]

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

red fence stained gate

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 [...]

The Best Post Caps For Different Types of Fencing

vinyl caps for fences

“What are the best post caps for the new fencing?” asked one of our customers only last week. He had put in a new fence around his back yard and wanted it to look good when the neighbors came around for the barbecue. Post caps can make a fence. They are that finishing touch [...]

The History Of The Fence – Decoration Or Security?

Why do you have a fence on your property? Maybe you are thinking of installing one and are thinking of the options; grow hedging, build a wall or put up that fence? A look at the history of the fence makes interesting reading and may inform your thinking. The humble fence quite often performs [...]

5 Tips For Giving Your Old Timber Fence A Make Over

Pickle @ Morguefile Doing a timber fence makeover will keep it looking good and strong. No doubt the sun, rain, snow, ice, wind and the kids will have given it a battering, through its years of service. Even the best of wood needs caring for, and a bit of love and affection [...]

Fence Maintenance – What You Need To Do Yearly

wood picket fence falling apart

Fence maintenance is for life. It is vital to remember this and to draw up a yearly fence maintenance schedule. At Fence Supply Online we are forever telling people to care for their investment in a new fence. We get a lot of questions about doing fence maintenance. Our experts put their heads together [...]

Not All Hinges Are Created Equal

strap gate hardware

All men are created equal, but unfortunately, we cannot say the same about the hinge on your gate. Yes, those all-important pieces of metal which keep the gate in place can often let you down. Our clients often call with hinge problems, and we can only advise on replacing the existing ones. [...]