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Landscaping

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

red fence stained gate

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 [...]

The Fundamental Fence Building Basics You Need To Know

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Fundamental fence building basics is a bit of a mouthful. You need to know them though, to get that fence building project looking great. If you get the fundamentals wrong, the fence will fail. Get them right, though, and you will succeed in building a durable fence. If you are a DIY fence install [...]

Repairing A Brick Fence – How To Match Mortar Colors

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Many of our clients have a brick fence on their property. Usually, it is an old property, and the customer inherited the brick fence from a previous owner. Of course, the brick fence may be a new addition too, closing off a patio or barbecue area by the home. When you are repairing the [...]

Patio Fencing – The Ultimate In Garden Screening

Choosing The Best Lighting Accessories For Your New Fence

“What’s the best fencing for garden screening?” read a recent email from a client. The client explained that they had quite a big patio but wanted to keep it private from the garden. Fencing can do a great job of screening and looks great around a patio. Our experts had a look at the [...]

Fence Maintenance – What You Need To Do Yearly

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Fence maintenance is for life. It is vital to remember this and to draw up a yearly fence maintenance schedule. At Fence Supply Online we are forever telling people to care for their investment in a new fence. We get a lot of questions about doing fence maintenance. Our experts put their heads together [...]

Keeping The Backyard Chickens Out Of Your Vegetable Patch

fence around a vegetable patch

What could be better than a fresh egg for breakfast, straight from your backyard chickens? Well, an egg from chickens who don’t get into the vegetable patch could be one answer. How about combining the two? An egg from the coop and a vegetable patch clear of chickens? Not every fencing supply company has [...]

Broken Wrought Iron Gate-How To Fix The Problem

Have you a broken wrought iron gate? A crack in the decorative wrought iron, or maybe a piece or two fell off over the years? These are common problems with a broken wrought iron gate, but there are solutions. At Fence Supply Online get a few clients with a broken wrought iron gate who [...]

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’ [...]

Creating A Maintenance Strategy For Maintaining Property Border Fencing

3 rail cedar split rail fence

Strategy: a plan of action designed to achieve a long-term aim. So reads the dictionary entry, and it certainly captures how to maintain property border fencing. A maintenance strategy is vital for every fence, regardless of where it is or of the fencing material. A fence needs looking after, so it will stay sturdy [...]