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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 [...]

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 [...]

Building A Fence – These Are The Terms You Need To Know

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Do you get blinded by technology? It happens all the time, and I get a bit confused when my kids talk about the latest gadget. Fence building is an old art and people have been closing off their land for centuries. A lot of fence building terms come from the many years of fence [...]

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’ [...]

Unique Ways To Personalize Your Wood And Vinyl Fences

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Any property can have any old fence running around the boundary. Why not add a touch of style to a fence?  Personalizing your fence will make your yard feel more like home. Vinyl and wood fences are popular, but they tend to look the same. Driving down some streets is no different than others, [...]

How To Plan Your DIY Fence Project

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A friend rang one day last spring. “I want to put up a fence,” Paul said, “and I want to it to be a DIY project.” Now DIY and Paul are not two words I would put together, and I said he would have to plan it properly to succeed. “What is the best [...]

5 Tips For Landscaping With Low Fences

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One of our long-term clients contacted us recently with a low fence problem. The front of their property leads onto a popular street and restrictions in the area are tight. Our client was looking for advice on landscaping with low fences. “We want to have a nice garden which fits with the low fence,” [...]

5 Types Of Fence Gates That Make The Simplest Fences Look Elegant

Decorative Iron Drive gate

The right gate will complete your fence. It will put a focus on the fence, and it can take away from the blank look of a large structure on the property. Safety regulations in most districts make fence gates mandatory in the backyard, to give access to emergency services. You will also, of course, need [...]