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Wood Fence

Creating A Maintenance Strategy For Maintaining Property Border Fencing

3 rail cedar split rail fence

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

Flowers on a fence

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 [...]

Avoid These 6 Common DIY Fence Installation Mistakes

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danielfarrell @flickr CC BY 2.5'Practice makes perfect’ as my Dad used to say. Another favorite of his was that ‘you learn from your mistakes.’ These two are excellent guides on how to learn as you go through life. The problem though is, when installing fencing, if you make too many mistakes it will cost [...]

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 [...]

7 Tips For Maintaining Your Split Rail Fence

3 rail cedar split rail fence

The beauty of a split rail fence on your property is something every rancher knows well. They also know the importance of maintaining the split rail fence and keeping it like new. At Fence Supply Online we often get inquiries from landowners looking for tips on maintaining a split rail fence. When we are [...]

Which Types Of Wood Are Best For Fences?

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We all love our wooden fences. They stand tall, strong and proud on our property and last for many years, with the proper care. For some people, a wood fence is the only one to have in the garden or backyard. The big question is which type of wood is best for fences? Which [...]

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 [...]

How To Make Your Wooden Fence Safer For Kids

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Family homeowners love wooden fences. The traditional wooden fence looks great running around the property and who can fault a wooden picket fence in the front garden? A wooden fence speaks of happy childhoods and of having fun in the backyard. Kids though find ways of breaking things. All that rough and tumble can [...]

6 Steps To Preparing For Fencing Installation In Wooded Areas

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Are you thinking of installing fencing in a wooded area? Maybe you have an old fence which needs replacing, and you’re looking for help? Installing a fence in a wooded area is not the same as one in the front garden. Nor is it the same as erecting one around the pool or deck. Preparation is the [...]