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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 [...]

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 [...]

Why Many Stains And Sealers Don’t Stand The Test Of Time

Staining and sealing your fence should be a regular part of your maintenance schedule. The wood needs protecting from rain, wind, ice, damp and the light of the sun. Termites and other insects can make their home in your fence too, eating it from the inside out. The problem a lot of our clients’ [...]

The Best Fencing Styles To Create A Rustic Look Around Your Home

5 Surprising Benefits Of A White Picket Fence

We all love the rustic look around our homes. If you live on a busy street or the edge of town, coming back to a homestead of your own is a real pleasure. A fence can add that extra touch of the genuine rustic feel to your home, garden, and yard. There are quite [...]

6 Steps To Preparing For Fencing Installation In Wooded Areas

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Are you thinking of installing fencing in a wooded area? Maybe you have an old fence which needs replacing, and you’re looking for help? Installing a fence in a wooded area is not the same as one in the front garden. Nor is it the same as erecting one around the pool or deck. Preparation is the [...]