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Should You Use Solar Post Caps In Shady Areas?

Solar post caps do work in shady areas, and that is a fact. A solar post cap may even work better in a shady spot than under direct sunlight; it all depends on what you mean by shade. Your energy returns from a battery can rely on the quality of the product. The better [...]

How to add 20 years of life to your fence post using PostSaver

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Your fence posts are a vital part of the fencing structure. They keep the rails in place, make sure the fence runs straight, and keep it stable during a storm. People often scrimp on the posts but find out their mistake when the fence only lasts a few years. At Fence Supply Online we [...]

How To Stop Termites Chowing Down On Your Timber Fence

There is nothing termites like more than a good chow down on your timber fence. They will come from miles around to get stuck into all that delicious wood. Any wooden fence owner can tell you a termite story, about how they came for dinner in the back yard. Termites are a big problem [...]

The Wrong Applications For A Barbed Wire Fence

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A barbed wire fence can cause many problems. The obvious one is how an animal or child can get caught in the sharp barbs. Often there is not any need for one in the first place, and indeed it can be dangerous in the wrong location. In many states and districts, there are local [...]

The A to Z Of Rural Fencing

Rural fencing is what fencing is all about. It’s how you protect your livestock, stop horses from rambling, and how you can keep wildlife out of the back yard. At Fence Supply Online we stock a big choice of fencing styles, designs, and materials for rural homeowners and ranchers. We know how important it [...]

Protecting Your Fence For The Winter

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Protecting your fence for the winter is vital. Any maintenance plan will include protecting your fence for the winter. If you do it properly, you will get many, many years from your fence. You should also protect your fence for all types of weather throughout the [...]

The Best Stains For Making New Look Old

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“I don’t like the look of the new timber fence,” said one of our customers recently. “Why’s that?” asked the expert dealing with Pete. “The fence just looks too new, and I prefer when it ages a bit,” was Pete’s answer. Making the new fence look old is something Fence Supply Online clients ask [...]

What To Consider Before Staining Wooden Fencing

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“Is staining wooden fencing a good idea?” asked one of our newer clients recently. When looking for a new fence for his ranch, he gave Fence Supply Online a call and after choosing the right fence, he had a few more questions. As with all new customers we stress the care and maintenance of [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]