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Rural fencing

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 [...]

Best Type Of Fencing For Backyard Animal Keeping

BLACK CROSSBUCK

We love to keep animals in the backyard. It is an American tradition from the frontier days and a skill we inherit from our parents. Be it keeping chickens, a couple of ponies or even a goat there is nothing like the sight of an animal in the backyard. In closer urban districts we [...]

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 [...]

3 Reasons To Choose BLACKline Black Vinyl Horse Fencing

“I need a top-class, black, vinyl horse fence for the ranch,” so went the query from a new customer recently. At Fence Supply Online we love new clients, along with, of course, the loyal ones from many years of trading. As we just paired up with BLACKline, the new client’s timing was perfect for [...]

How To Build A Split Rail Fence

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A split rail is a very traditional fence on American properties. It involves skills which early settlers used when fencing their land, and it is an easy fence to build. When you know how-to, of course. At Fence Supply Online we often get asked about building split-rail fences as they are a favorite product [...]

5 Benefits Of Using Stain & Seal Experts For Your Fencing

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Stain & Seal Experts know all there is to know about protecting your fence. If there is more to learn, you can rest assured that they on top of it. At Fence Supply Online we are very happing to be teaming up Stain & Seal Experts and are looking forward to bringing their knowledge [...]

Creating A Maintenance Strategy For Maintaining Property Border Fencing

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Simple Ways To Beautify Your Wooden Fence

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We all love our wooden fences. Whether it be a traditional picket, a round rail, or a split rail, nothing says America more than an excellent wooden fence. The wooden fence does not always need anything to beautify it, especially when on a ranch or any large property. On smaller properties, and on ones [...]