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Wood Fence Care Tips

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 [...]

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 [...]

Quick Fencing Replacements That Make A Major Difference

“Any ideas on what to do for some quick fencing replacements?” came a query from a customer recently. After thinking about it for a minute or two, we got the gist of the question and a few answers. Our customer, Chad, is a man with a lot of property out the back of his [...]

5 Questions To Ask Before Buying Fencing Stain

Fencing stain is a vital ingredient in looking after your fence. For all DIY enthusiasts, the annual maintenance is a chore they must finish before the weather turns bad. You need to stain a wood fence, usually every year, in order to protect it from the effects of moisture. If you do not stain [...]

Why Buying A Stain & Seal In One Works Great For Fencing

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Should I stain the new fence? Maybe I should seal it instead? Is it possible to buy a stain and seal in one for the fencing on the property? Just some of the questions we get at Fence Supply Online from customers who want to care for their fencing investment. Why is buying a [...]

5 Tips For Giving Your Old Timber Fence A Make Over

Pickle @ Morguefile Doing a timber fence makeover will keep it looking good and strong. No doubt the sun, rain, snow, ice, wind and the kids will have given it a battering, through its years of service. Even the best of wood needs caring for, and a bit of love and affection [...]

How To Fix A Sagging Wooden Gate

A sagging wooden gate is a reminder to have a maintenance schedule. If you do not look after your fence and wooden gate,  they will begin to fall apart. Often a little bit of tinkering here and there can make a big difference. With a wooden fence and gate, you need to stain and [...]

Fence Maintenance – What You Need To Do Yearly

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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 [...]

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 [...]

How Stain & Seal Experts Fence Stains Prolong Your Fence’s Life

Black stain on a board fence

Any useful tips for giving the fence a longer life? It is a common question at Fence Supply Online.  We have plenty of answers too,  as we know our customers need help in keeping their fence looking as good as day one. Moisture from rain, sleet, snow and ice is a big enemy of [...]