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The Fundamental Fence Building Basics You Need To Know

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Fundamental fence building basics is a bit of a mouthful. You need to know them though, to get that fence building project looking great. If you get the fundamentals wrong, the fence will fail. Get them right, though, and you will succeed in building a durable fence. If you are a DIY fence install [...]

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Preparing To Install A Fence

Installing a fence is a gratifying way to spend the weekend. Looking at the finished fence will have you smiling, while you to show off to friends and neighbors. If you get it wrong, however, the evidence is there for all to see. A falling-down fence looks terrible and can be difficult to set [...]

Fence Maintenance – What You Need To Do Yearly

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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

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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. [...]

What You Need To Know About Caring For Your Wrought Iron Fence

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A wrought iron fence will look beautiful on your property. The chances are that it may be in place for many years before you came along. It is the look of the old world and solidity that people find so attractive in a wrought iron fence. How does a wrought iron stay looking good? [...]

How To Build A Split Rail Fence

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A split rail is a very traditional fence on American properties. It involves skills which early settlers used when fencing their land, and it is an easy fence to build. When you know how-to, of course. At Fence Supply Online we often get asked about building split-rail fences as they are a favorite product [...]

Preparing Your Ground For Post Hole Digging

‘Failing to prepare is like preparing to fail,’ as someone once said. This is so very true when it comes to fencing, and many DIY jobs fail due to a lack of preparation. An essential part of any fencing project is preparing the ground for post hole digging. There are a few parts to [...]

5 Signs You Might Want A Professional To Install Your Fence

When Should You Hire Someone To Install Your Fencing?

We all want the best possible fence on our property. Installing that fence as part of a DIY project will keep you busy after work and on weekends. For many of us, it is what we love about a DIY installation. On many fence projects DIY will work well and produce a lovely piece [...]

Why You Should Buy Iron Fencing That’s Powder Coated

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Iron fence has many uses and adds a certain feeling of security to a property. We see it in use around homes, on buildings facing the street and on land which needs to be secure such as schoolyards and play areas. Often the iron fence is very old and is still looking as good [...]