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Why You Need To Get Your Property Surveyed Before Erecting A Fence

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Getting your property surveyed, before erecting a fence, is crucial. The problem is that people forget to do the survey. There is so much going on that a property survey seems like a minor inconvenience. Between choosing the fence, getting the right style, and paying for it all, you could be forgiven for forgetting [...]

Not All Cement Is Created Equal – Don’t Pour Until You Are Sure

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We get a lot of questions at Fence Supply Online about setting fence posts. ‘What’s the best way to set a post?’ or ‘Is concrete the best option?’ and ‘Should I use a dry mix or a wet one?’ are popular ones. The important consideration when setting is keeping your [...]

Fence DIY – The Basic Tools You Need To Build A Fence

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“What do we need to build a fence?” is one of the most popular questions we get at Fence Supply Online. DIY clients ask it a lot, and of course newbies want to get it right from day one. Our first answer is for DIYers to get a basic set of tools; ones to [...]

The Most Cost-Effective Way To Upgrade Wooden Fencing

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Is it time to upgrade your wooden fencing? Does that wooden fencing look tired, in need of care and has definitely seen better days? If you are nodding in agreement, then you probably have an old wooden fence on the property. Many of our clients love their wooden fences and will not change, but [...]

Choosing The Perfect Post Caps For Your Fence

How much thought did you put into choosing post caps for your fence? It may not be a question people ask every day, but the right post cap can make your fence. Some people neglect to add post caps when planning their fencing project. It is possible to add them later, so there is [...]

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 [...]

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’ [...]

Get Sophistication And Durability With BLACKline Horse Rail Fencing

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“I’d like stylish horse rail fencing which looks great and will stay looking so.” Such was the straightforward email request we got at Fence Supply Online recently. Luckily we are teaming up with BLACKline to bring the best of fencing to our clients. Sophistication and durability are what they do, and it’s what we’re [...]

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 [...]