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How To Buy Fencing For Your Home

How Deep Do Fence Posts Need To Be To Withstand High Wind Areas?

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J Phil @ flickrCC By 2.5 As deep as possible would be the most obvious answer. At Fence Supply Online we like to give not only the obvious answers, but a bit of explanation too. We believe that a DIYer should get detailed help, so they can get on with doing that [...]

How To Make Your Wooden Fence Safer For Kids

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Family homeowners love wooden fences. The traditional wooden fence looks great running around the property and who can fault a wooden picket fence in the front garden? A wooden fence speaks of happy childhoods and of having fun in the backyard. Kids though find ways of breaking things. All that rough and tumble can [...]

Check With Your Home Owner’s Association Before Adding A Fence

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At Fence Supply Online we often get calls about the Home Owner’s Association. “I never knew I wasn’t allowed a tall fence,” was one caller’s problem. Another had installed a privacy fence on a busy street corner and was now having to take it down. We always advise clients to check the local ordinance and to [...]

What’s The Best Time Of Year To Install Wood Fencing?

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Wood is a very traditional fencing product, and for some, it is the only fence to have on the property. At Fence Supply Online we get a lot of questions about installing wood fencing and the best time of year to do so. The wood fencing needs a lot of attention, especially in the [...]

5 Steps To Designing The Perfect Fencing Layout

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The perfect fencing layout takes a bit of designing. What could be right your neighbor's yard may not be so good for your home. The perfect fencing layout should have a personal touch, that little bit of you in it to make the fence look special. At Fence Supply Online we lot a lot [...]

How Snow Affects Different Types Of Fencing

Those of us with fences around the property may love to see the first falls, but we’re also aware of damage from heavy snow. It’s funny how at Fence Supply Online we get customers asking about sun damage when they buy fencing in the spring. Yet in the fall it’s [...]

What Type Of Fencing Is Best For Your Kids

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Kids need protecting when in the yard. You don’t want them running out onto the street chasing the ball or after the dog when it escapes. They also need protecting from passersby who may mean harm to your family. Security is a significant benefit of erecting a fence around your property. We get plenty [...]

Tips For Choosing The Best Fencing For Heavy Snow Areas

Winter weather is harsh, and it can last from November into early April in many parts. Not only will you have heavy snow but high winds and driving rain to put pressure on your fence. A client called recently asking for ideas on a fence around the yard. They knew about the weather and [...]

2019-01-06T18:20:06-05:00January 9th, 2019|Accessories, Aluminum fencing, fence care, Fence Costs, fence maintenance, fence posts, fence repair, How To Buy Fencing For Your Home, snow fences, Vinyl Fence|Comments Off on Tips For Choosing The Best Fencing For Heavy Snow Areas

Everything You Should Know About Picking The Right Fence Gate

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The gate is the focal point of your fence. It will catch the eye of admirers, it is the entrance to your home, and it adds security to the property. Too often we see customers who neglect the gate or only include it as an afterthought. To us at Fence Supply Online this is [...]

2019-01-06T18:10:03-05:00January 7th, 2019|Accessories, Boundary fencing, Fence gate, Fence gates, Fence Supply, Fence value, Gate accessories, How To Buy Fencing For Your Home, How To Install a Fence|Comments Off on Everything You Should Know About Picking The Right Fence Gate

How Colder Weather Affects Your Wood Fences

Xandert @ Morguefile Colder weather is tough on wood fences. Wood can crack,  and the weight of a heavy fall of snow may knock over the best of fences at the weakest spot. We work hard with our customers to make sure they are ready for all types of weather such as [...]