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Caring For Cedar Split Rail Fences

Cedar split rail fence

The cedar split rail fence is a classic, traditional American style of fencing. Cedar split rail fences are popular along property borders and when enclosing pastures. It is a very safe option for keeping horses and livestock. We have many urban clients who love using the beautiful fence around the back yard. With the [...]

How to add 20 years of life to your fence post using PostSaver

PostSaver

Your fence posts are a vital part of the fencing structure. They keep the rails in place, make sure the fence runs straight, and keep it stable during a storm. People often scrimp on the posts but find out their mistake when the fence only lasts a few years. At Fence Supply Online we [...]

How To Stop Termites Chowing Down On Your Timber Fence

There is nothing termites like more than a good chow down on your timber fence. They will come from miles around to get stuck into all that delicious wood. Any wooden fence owner can tell you a termite story, about how they came for dinner in the back yard. Termites are a big problem [...]

The Wrong Applications For A Barbed Wire Fence

barbed wire gets pulled and climbed by vines causing it to fail

A barbed wire fence can cause many problems. The obvious one is how an animal or child can get caught in the sharp barbs. Often there is not any need for one in the first place, and indeed it can be dangerous in the wrong location. In many states and districts, there are local [...]

The A to Z Of Rural Fencing

Rural fencing is what fencing is all about. It’s how you protect your livestock, stop horses from rambling, and how you can keep wildlife out of the back yard. At Fence Supply Online we stock a big choice of fencing styles, designs, and materials for rural homeowners and ranchers. We know how important it [...]

The Best Stains For Making New Look Old

fence stain and sealer

“I don’t like the look of the new timber fence,” said one of our customers recently. “Why’s that?” asked the expert dealing with Pete. “The fence just looks too new, and I prefer when it ages a bit,” was Pete’s answer. Making the new fence look old is something Fence Supply Online clients ask [...]

Why Horse Properties Have White Fencing

If you have a favorite TV program set on a ranch, take a look at the fencing next time. It is probably white fencing, stretching out into the distance, keeping the horses in their paddocks. Now that you are noticing the white fencing, you are wondering why it is always white? The question occurred [...]

What To Consider Before Staining Wooden Fencing

staining wooden fencing

“Is staining wooden fencing a good idea?” asked one of our newer clients recently. When looking for a new fence for his ranch, he gave Fence Supply Online a call and after choosing the right fence, he had a few more questions. As with all new customers we stress the care and maintenance of [...]

Putting Up A New Fence – How Close To The Property Line?

Tan 4 rail vinyl horse fence

Not too close would be a quick answer. At Fence Supply Online we tell clients putting up a new fence to be very careful, very careful indeed. The property line is a sensitive place. Both neighbors may not precisely know where it is, but as soon as a fence goes up, the maps will [...]

The Cost Of Vinyl Horse Fencing: It’s Less Than You Think

2 rail black vinyl fence

Vinyl horse fencing is not as expensive as you may think, not by a long shot. We surprise many clients when we tell them the cost and how much they may save in the long-term. At Fence Supply Online, we know the love ranchers have for the traditional wood fence. We supply wood fences [...]