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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Unique Ways To Personalize Your Wood And Vinyl Fences

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Any property can have any old fence running around the boundary. Why not add a touch of style to a fence?  Personalizing your fence will make your yard feel more like home. Vinyl and wood fences are popular, but they tend to look the same. Driving down some streets is no different than others, [...]

Is The White Picket Fence Still The All American Dream?

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If you haven’t got a dream then how can you make a dream come true? So goes the line of a favorite song, and the dream of the white picket fence is still a popular one. We see it in movies, TV programs and in art, as well as read of the white picket [...]

How To Plan Your DIY Fence Project

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A friend rang one day last spring. “I want to put up a fence,” Paul said, “and I want to it to be a DIY project.” Now DIY and Paul are not two words I would put together, and I said he would have to plan it properly to succeed. “What is the best [...]

5 Signs You Might Want A Professional To Install Your Fence

When Should You Hire Someone To Install Your Fencing?

We all want the best possible fence on our property. Installing that fence as part of a DIY project will keep you busy after work and on weekends. For many of us, it is what we love about a DIY installation. On many fence projects DIY will work well and produce a lovely piece [...]

How Snow Affects Different Types Of Fencing

Those of us with fences around the property may love to see the first falls, but we’re also aware of damage from heavy snow. It’s funny how at Fence Supply Online we get customers asking about sun damage when they buy fencing in the spring. Yet in the fall it’s [...]