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Don’t Sink Fence Posts Without Checking Local Codes

Always check the local codes before building a fence. Before even digging a hole to sink a fence post into, you should know the laws for your district. Being on the right side of the law can save you time, money, and a lot of legal trouble. Bad fences make for bad neighbors, and [...]

The Best Post Caps For Different Types of Fencing

vinyl caps for fences

“What are the best post caps for the new fencing?” asked one of our customers only last week. He had put in a new fence around his back yard and wanted it to look good when the neighbors came around for the barbecue. Post caps can make a fence. They are that finishing touch [...]

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 [...]

How Deep Do Fence Posts Need To Be To Withstand High Wind Areas?

wind damaged fence

J Phil @ flickrCC By 2.5 As deep as possible would be the most obvious answer. At Fence Supply Online we like to give not only the obvious answers, but a bit of explanation too. We believe that a DIYer should get detailed help, so they can get on with doing that [...]

Heritage Pickets – How To Set Out Posts

white Picket fence scallop

Who doesn’t love a heritage picket fence? We all want that heritage picket fence, the one that says ‘home’ more than any other style. How do you get such a fence and how do you erect one on the property? Like any construction job, you build it section by section. Learning how to set [...]

2018-12-18T11:17:10-06:00November 30th, 2018|Boundary fencing, DIY fence installs, Flat-top-picket, Heritage pickets, How To Install a Fence, picket fences|Comments Off on Heritage Pickets – How To Set Out Posts

6 Tips For Replacing A Wooden Post

2 rail wood fence

A strong wooden post kelps keep a fence standing. Maintenance is the key to the long life of your wooden fence, and you should inspect the fence at least once a year to find any faults. Checking the posts is vital and if one is loose or split you may need to replace it. [...]

2018-10-03T20:44:24-05:00October 4th, 2018|3 Rail Fence, Boundary fencing, Cedar Split Rail, fence posts, Wood Fence, Wood Fence Care Tips, Wood Split-Rail Fence|Comments Off on 6 Tips For Replacing A Wooden Post