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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 [...]

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 [...]

How To Fix A Sagging Wooden Gate

A sagging wooden gate is a reminder to have a maintenance schedule. If you do not look after your fence and wooden gate,  they will begin to fall apart. Often a little bit of tinkering here and there can make a big difference. With a wooden fence and gate, you need to stain and [...]

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? [...]

Building A Fence – These Are The Terms You Need To Know

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Do you get blinded by technology? It happens all the time, and I get a bit confused when my kids talk about the latest gadget. Fence building is an old art and people have been closing off their land for centuries. A lot of fence building terms come from the many years of fence [...]

Get Sophistication And Durability With BLACKline Horse Rail Fencing

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“I’d like stylish horse rail fencing which looks great and will stay looking so.” Such was the straightforward email request we got at Fence Supply Online recently. Luckily we are teaming up with BLACKline to bring the best of fencing to our clients. Sophistication and durability are what they do, and it’s what we’re [...]

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 [...]

Iron Vs. Aluminum – The Durability Advantage

One of our regular clients gave us a call last week. Bill is an iron man, while his brother Tom is more of an aluminum guy. “Help us out here,” he asked, “which fence is the more durable, iron or aluminum?” It’s a common question and one which pops up from time to time [...]

How To Plan Your DIY Fence Project

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A friend rang one day last spring. “I want to put up a fence,” Paul said, “and I want to it to be a DIY project.” Now DIY and Paul are not two words I would put together, and I said he would have to plan it properly to succeed. “What is the best [...]

Simple Ways To Beautify Your Wooden Fence

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We all love our wooden fences. Whether it be a traditional picket, a round rail, or a split rail, nothing says America more than an excellent wooden fence. The wooden fence does not always need anything to beautify it, especially when on a ranch or any large property. On smaller properties, and on ones [...]