Installing a fence

The Best Forney Welding Machines For New Users

Fence Supply Online stocks Forney welding machines that are ideal for new users. Not every welding machine is suitable for the new user, but we have ones for the experienced and not-so-experienced DIY people. A client called only last week looking for someone to repair the steel fence on his property. “Why not do [...]

Make Your Wooden Fence Stronger With Round Rail Fence Brackets

We get a lot of callers asking about making their wooden round rail fence stronger. Questions such as what about the maintenance? What will keep the round rail in place, and how about the repairs? At Fence Supply Online we put a lot of thought into the problems we hear about from clients. It [...]

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 [...]

Dealing With A Change Of Elevation – Building A Step Fence

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Building a fence on a hill is not as difficult as it sounds. A DIY client of ours called the office recently. He was planning to build a fence, but the hill on his property was bothering him. One of our Fence Supply Online experts solved the puzzle for him, but it got us [...]

Creative Deck Railing Options From LMT

We get many clients looking for creative deck railing options. At Fence Supply Online we love to discuss deck railing and to put a few ideas in the heads of our customers. Our suppliers LMT produce a vast range of vinyl fence accessories, and we know the ones to go well on a deck. [...]

Spice Up Your Boundary Fence With Accent Lighting

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Accent lighting is an excellent way to spruce up your boundary fence. By lighting up the boundary fence area, you are not only brightening a dark place, but also adding a layer of security. At Fence Supply Online we often get calls from clients with a need to do something around the boundary fence. [...]

The Right Side Of The Fence – Who Gets It You Or The Neighbors?

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“Give me land, lots of land under starry skies above, don’t fence me in,” are words we all know well. Unfortunately, our days of wandering are over, and the time has come for building fences. Good fences make good neighbors is another old saying, but one which is still very true. When building a [...]

Don’t Sink Fence Posts Without Checking Local Codes

Always check the local codes before building a fence. Before even digging a hole to sink a fence post into, you should know the laws for your district. Being on the right side of the law can save you time, money, and a lot of legal trouble. Bad fences make for bad neighbors, and [...]

Why You Need To Get Your Property Surveyed Before Erecting A Fence

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Getting your property surveyed, before erecting a fence, is crucial. The problem is that people forget to do the survey. There is so much going on that a property survey seems like a minor inconvenience. Between choosing the fence, getting the right style, and paying for it all, you could be forgiven for forgetting [...]

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 [...]