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Fence Maintenance – What You Need To Do Yearly

wood picket fence falling apart

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

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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 [...]

Is The White Picket Fence Still The All American Dream?

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If you haven’t got a dream then how can you make a dream come true? So goes the line of a favorite song, and the dream of the white picket fence is still a popular one. We see it in movies, TV programs and in art, as well as read of the white picket [...]

Preparing Your Ground For Post Hole Digging

‘Failing to prepare is like preparing to fail,’ as someone once said. This is so very true when it comes to fencing, and many DIY jobs fail due to a lack of preparation. An essential part of any fencing project is preparing the ground for post hole digging. There are a few parts to [...]

5 Signs You Might Want A Professional To Install Your Fence

When Should You Hire Someone To Install Your Fencing?

We all want the best possible fence on our property. Installing that fence as part of a DIY project will keep you busy after work and on weekends. For many of us, it is what we love about a DIY installation. On many fence projects DIY will work well and produce a lovely piece [...]

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 [...]