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The Best Fencing Styles To Create A Rustic Look Around Your Home

5 Surprising Benefits Of A White Picket Fence

We all love the rustic look around our homes. If you live on a busy street or the edge of town, coming back to a homestead of your own is a real pleasure. A fence can add that extra touch of the genuine rustic feel to your home, garden, and yard. There are quite [...]

Modern Versions Of The Traditional White Picket Fence

The white picket fence: it’s as traditional as apple pie and fireworks on the 4th of July. You see it in movies, described in classic books and who doesn’t dream of living in a home with a white picket fence in the yard? The traditional white picket fence hasn't changed much down the ages, [...]

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 [...]

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

3 rail cedar split rail fence

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Tips For Creating The Best Fence Layout For Your Needs

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Our clients often ask for help with their fence project. “Any advice on what will work best on my property?” “I’m thinking of putting up a fence around the yard. Any ideas?” Getting the best answer may require us to ask a few questions, and that will get the client thinking again. To help [...]

2018-12-18T11:16:40-05:00December 5th, 2018|Fence layout, Fence replacing, Fence Supply, fencing cheat sheet, fencing tools, How To Buy Fencing For Your Home, How To Install a Fence, picket fences, Privacy Fencing|Comments Off on 5 Tips For Creating The Best Fence Layout For Your Needs

Heritage Pickets – How To Set Out Posts

Picket fence scallop

Who doesn’t love a heritage picket fence? We all want that heritage picket fence, the one that says ‘home’ more than any other style. How do you get such a fence and how do you erect one on the property? Like any construction job, you build it section by section. Learning how to set [...]

2018-12-18T11:17:10-05:00November 30th, 2018|Boundary fencing, DIY fence installs, Flat-top-picket, Heritage pickets, How To Install a Fence, picket fences|Comments Off on Heritage Pickets – How To Set Out Posts

DIY Fencing – The Best Wood For Picket Fencing

Picket fence scallop

Picket fencing is THE American classic in the world of DIY fencing. A freshly painted, white, wooden picket fence with a show of red roses in full bloom; you just can’t top that as part of the dream American home. Which wood is the best for your picket fencing? Which wood will stay looking [...]

2018-12-03T22:10:36-05:00October 19th, 2018|Boundary fencing, DIY fence installs, How To Buy Fencing For Your Home, How To Install a Fence, picket fences, Wood Fence|Comments Off on DIY Fencing – The Best Wood For Picket Fencing

6 Signs That You Should Replace Your Wooden Fence

Old Wood Fence

We often get calls and emails from customers saying “The old wooden fence out the back is looking a bit the worse for wear. What should I do?” Without seeing the fence, we cannot say for definite if they should knock or replace it. We do have a rough checklist to tick off, to [...]

2018-09-21T12:04:24-05:00September 28th, 2018|Fence replacing, Landscaping, picket fences, Split Rail Wood, Wood Fence, Wood Fence Care Tips|Comments Off on 6 Signs That You Should Replace Your Wooden Fence

What Fences Are Best Suited To Turn Of The Century Homes?

Turn of the century homes are full of grandeur and style We love to see the beautiful houses dotted around our neighborhoods and like the thought of living in one someday. Those of us lucky enough to live in one know the importance of upkeep and in keeping with existing styles, materials and designs [...]

2018-09-21T11:49:17-05:00September 21st, 2018|Boundary fencing, Fence Costs, fence decorative caps, Fence Height, Fence Supply, How To Buy Fencing For Your Home, How To Install a Fence, Landscaping, picket fences|Comments Off on What Fences Are Best Suited To Turn Of The Century Homes?