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Types of Split Rail Fencing

Split Rail Fence

Split rail is a beautiful style of fencing to have on your boundary. Take a drive around any American rural neighborhood, and you will see a split rail fence bordering the fields and homes. The style of fence dates from the earliest days of settlers, and the tradition worked its way down the generations. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Make Your Wooden Fence Stronger With Round Rail Fence Brackets

We get a lot of callers asking about making their wooden round rail fence stronger. Questions such as what about the maintenance? What will keep the round rail in place, and how about the repairs? At Fence Supply Online we put a lot of thought into the problems we hear about from clients. It [...]

4 Tips For Applying Stain & Seal Fence Stain & Sealer

fence stain and sealer

You must apply a fence stain and sealer as part of the annual maintenance. Those who do not, will not get a long-lasting fence. Wood rots if you do not care for it. Rain will seep into the wood and rot the fence from the inside out. Unprotected wood will attract termites and other [...]

The Process Of How A Vinyl Fence Is Made

Vinyl Fence

The styles available, the colors, and the durability of a vinyl fence make it a popular product at Fence Supply Online. “How do they make this stuff?” one customer asked recently and the honest answer from the sales team was: ‘I’m not so sure, but I’ll find out for you.’ [...]

Building A Fence – These Are The Terms You Need To Know

Black stain on a board fence

Do you get blinded by technology? It happens all the time, and I get a bit confused when my kids talk about the latest gadget. Fence building is an old art and people have been closing off their land for centuries. A lot of fence building terms come from the many years of fence [...]

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 [...]