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Don’t Forget The Hinges – Size Is Everything

When it comes to the hinges for your gate, size really is everything. Choose the wrong size hinges, and you are choosing to go down the path of trouble. With the wrong ones the gate may not close properly, it may sag, or even fall off the gatepost. At Fence Supply Online we get [...]

5 Tips For Planning Your Next Fencing Project

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Are you planning a fence project? Do you have a few fencing ideas which may look just perfect in the yard? Maybe you have an old fence that could do with replacing? These are some of the questions we know Fence Supply Online customers think of when they are planning a fence. Our experts [...]

The Basics Of Fence Building

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It is good to get back to the basics of fence building from time to time. Too often,we get caught up with ideas of doing it this way, or that way, but it is good to remind ourselves how to build a fence too. If you ignore the basics of [...]

Why Horse Properties Have White Fencing

If you have a favorite TV program set on a ranch, take a look at the fencing next time. It is probably white fencing, stretching out into the distance, keeping the horses in their paddocks. Now that you are noticing the white fencing, you are wondering why it is always white? The question occurred [...]

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 Most Common Mistakes Made When Building A Fence

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Mistakes happen when building a fence. It is one of those facts of life that are difficult to deny. What is not so difficult is avoiding the common mistakes, the ones you would not make if you stop and think a bit. At Fence Supply Online we do not get asked a lot about [...]

Not All Cement Is Created Equal – Don’t Pour Until You Are Sure

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We get a lot of questions at Fence Supply Online about setting fence posts. ‘What’s the best way to set a post?’ or ‘Is concrete the best option?’ and ‘Should I use a dry mix or a wet one?’ are popular ones. The important consideration when setting is keeping your [...]

Fence DIY – The Basic Tools You Need To Build A Fence

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“What do we need to build a fence?” is one of the most popular questions we get at Fence Supply Online. DIY clients ask it a lot, and of course newbies want to get it right from day one. Our first answer is for DIYers to get a basic set of tools; ones to [...]

Putting Up A New Fence – How Close To The Property Line?

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Not too close would be a quick answer. At Fence Supply Online we tell clients putting up a new fence to be very careful, very careful indeed. The property line is a sensitive place. Both neighbors may not precisely know where it is, but as soon as a fence goes up, the maps will [...]

Durable Vinyl Fencing – What’s Best For Your Situation?

5 Surprising Benefits Of A White Picket Fence

We get clients complaining about annual maintenance, breakages, and deterioration, with their existing fences. Durable vinyl fencing may be the answer to many such problems. At Fence Supply Online, we happily recommend durable vinyl fencing as the solution. Vinyl is still relatively new, and plenty of our customers are a bit distrustful of it. [...]