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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 [...]

The Masters Guide To Installing Your Vinyl Privacy Fence Gate

“Who’s best for installing a vinyl privacy fence gate?” a DIY customer of ours asks, by email. Installing a vinyl privacy gate is not difficult, and we write back to tell them what an easy DIY job it can be. Attached to the email we put a guide, the Masters Guide, to help them [...]

Why Your Farm Needs A Plasma Cutter

“Sounds like you could do with a plasma cutter on the farm,” so said one of our experts to a longtime customer last week. “Now why would I want one of those?” was the not too surprising reply. A plasma cutter is one of those pieces of machinery you don’t consider, until someone tells [...]

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 [...]

Light Up Your Ranch Entrance With Solar Lights

Solar Vinyl cap

How often do you drive through the ranch entrance at night and think about lighting the area? Are you put off with the thought of running all that wiring? Or the trouble of installing ranch entrance lights? Our ranch owners often call looking for ideas on installing ranch entrance lights. We surprise them with [...]

The Gate Makes The Fence – How To Pick The Right Gate

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A gate makes the fence and picking the right one is crucial to the right finish for the project. It amazes us at Fence Supply Online how so many people forget the gate for their fence. One of our customers enclosed their yard without any access. Another one fenced off part of their property [...]

Best Type Of Fencing For Backyard Animal Keeping

BLACK CROSSBUCK

We love to keep animals in the backyard. It is an American tradition from the frontier days and a skill we inherit from our parents. Be it keeping chickens, a couple of ponies or even a goat there is nothing like the sight of an animal in the backyard. In closer urban districts we [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Keeping The Backyard Chickens Out Of Your Vegetable Patch

fence around a vegetable patch

What could be better than a fresh egg for breakfast, straight from your backyard chickens? Well, an egg from chickens who don’t get into the vegetable patch could be one answer. How about combining the two? An egg from the coop and a vegetable patch clear of chickens? Not every fencing supply company has [...]