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The Gate Makes The Fence – How To Pick The Right Gate

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A gate makes the fence and picking the right one is crucial to the right finish for the project. It amazes us at Fence Supply Online how so many people forget the gate for their fence. One of our customers enclosed their yard without any access. Another one fenced off part of their property [...]

The Fundamental Fence Building Basics You Need To Know

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Fundamental fence building basics is a bit of a mouthful. You need to know them though, to get that fence building project looking great. If you get the fundamentals wrong, the fence will fail. Get them right, though, and you will succeed in building a durable fence. If you are a DIY fence install [...]

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Preparing To Install A Fence

Installing a fence is a gratifying way to spend the weekend. Looking at the finished fence will have you smiling, while you to show off to friends and neighbors. If you get it wrong, however, the evidence is there for all to see. A falling-down fence looks terrible and can be difficult to set [...]

Repairing A Brick Fence – How To Match Mortar Colors

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Many of our clients have a brick fence on their property. Usually, it is an old property, and the customer inherited the brick fence from a previous owner. Of course, the brick fence may be a new addition too, closing off a patio or barbecue area by the home. When you are repairing the [...]

Patio Fencing – The Ultimate In Garden Screening

Choosing The Best Lighting Accessories For Your New Fence

“What’s the best fencing for garden screening?” read a recent email from a client. The client explained that they had quite a big patio but wanted to keep it private from the garden. Fencing can do a great job of screening and looks great around a patio. Our experts had a look at the [...]

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 [...]

Not All Hinges Are Created Equal

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All men are created equal, but unfortunately, we cannot say the same about the hinge on your gate. Yes, those all-important pieces of metal which keep the gate in place can often let you down. Our clients often call with hinge problems, and we can only advise on replacing the existing ones. [...]

Keeping The Backyard Chickens Out Of Your Vegetable Patch

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What could be better than a fresh egg for breakfast, straight from your backyard chickens? Well, an egg from chickens who don’t get into the vegetable patch could be one answer. How about combining the two? An egg from the coop and a vegetable patch clear of chickens? Not every fencing supply company has [...]

What You Need To Know About Caring For Your Wrought Iron Fence

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A wrought iron fence will look beautiful on your property. The chances are that it may be in place for many years before you came along. It is the look of the old world and solidity that people find so attractive in a wrought iron fence. How does a wrought iron stay looking good? [...]

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

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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 [...]