Fence Installation & Maintenance

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Pros and Cons of Owning a Wrought Iron Fence

A wrought iron fence can be used in various applications both residential and commercial.

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How to Clean Wrought Iron Gates

Wrought iron gates are one of the best choices you can make for your home.

Rolls of mesh wire fencing
How to Make a Wire Mesh Fence

This type of barrier is inexpensive and easy to build.

Chickens.
How to Determine the Height and Size of Your Chicken Fence

If you keep chickens, you will need a fence.

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How to Install Lattice Fence Panels

Lattice fence panels can be useful for many purposes. They can hide imperfections in a yard.

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5 Common Uses for a Barbed Wire Fence

A barbed wire fence commonly has a number of uses in agriculture.

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PVC Fence vs Vinyl Fence

The fencing industry does not distinguish a PVC fence from a vinyl fence for an important reason.

A home with a gate.
How to Repair a Gate

Troubleshooting what is wrong with the gate usually lets you know what you need to repair.

A wood gate with a hinge.
How to Fix a Sagging Wood Gate

Re-leveling posts and replacing hinges can fix a sagging gate.

A solar panel on a white background.
How to Install a Solar Electric Fence

A fence with a low charge is a great farm option.

bamboo fencing
Bamboo Fencing Maintenance

Bamboo fencing is durable if treated right.

galvanized steel fencing made of a long row of vertical bars
How to Install a Galvanized Steel Fence

It's one of the most common exterior fortifications.

A chicken wire fence.
Make an Affordable Chicken Wire Fence

Make an easy and affordable chicken wire fence.

A block fence.
4 Block Fence Building Tips

A block fence is secure and attractive.

Weathered fence with colorful bird houses attached
7 Fence Panel Painting Tips

Make the job faster and easier with a these helpful hints.

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Common Rules About Fences

Make sure you follow local regulations.

A wire fence.
Determining the Proper Gauge for Electric Fence Wire

Different areas and animals require different kinds of wire.

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How to Use a Post Hole Digger

All you need to know next time you're building a fence.

A reed fence with greenery underneath it.
4 Tips for Setting Up Reed Fence

Read this article for advice on reed fences.

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How to Stretch Welded Wire Fence Material

Follow these steps to stretch welded wire fence material.

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6 Tips for Installing a Welded Wire Fence

Stay safe and get max efficiency while taking care of your fence.

Chicken wire.
How to Stretch Chicken Wire

These steps will help you make a sturdier fence without wasting wire.

A steel fence.
Removing Steel Fence Posts from Concrete

Removing steel and concrete's not easy, so follow these steps.

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How to Build a Wrought Iron Fence

You can install your own iron fence easier than you think.

A cedar fence.
How to Paint a Cedar Fence

Many people have a cedar fence around their house.

An electric fence with old barbed wire and wood posts.
How to Determine the Length Between Your Electric Fence Posts

Knowing the proper distance between posts for your electric fence is crucial to building a stable, lasting barrier.

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How to Install a Silt Fence

Build your own silt fence to prevent erosion.

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How to Repair Gate Hinges

Gate hinges are a relatively easy thing to repair.

wire fence with vines growing on it
How to Build a Welded Wire Fence

Follow these steps to build a welded wire fence.

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Wire Mesh Fencing Installation Guide

Here’s what you need to know about installing your own mesh fence

An Invisible Fence brand Dog in Training placard sign on a suburban residence front lawn.
Create Your Own Invisible Fence

Keep your pooch in the yard without hiding your landscaping and at a fraction of the cost of other fencing.

A wood fence on a grass lawn.
Repairing a Broken Fence Post

Whether repairing or replacing, this is a straightforward do-it-yourself project.

Rust spots coat an old wrought iron fence.
How to Restore a Rusty Wrought Iron Fence

Get your wrought iron fence back into tip top shape with a few simple steps.

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4 Tips for Installing a Chicken Wire Fence

Get the most use from your chicken wire fence by following these four installation tips.

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How to Treat a Wound Caused by a Barbed Wire Fence

If possible, you should elevate the wounded part above the heart to minimize blood loss.

vinyl fence with a lizard on top
Wood vs Vinyl Fence Pros and Cons

These pros and cons prove that there's no right or wrong answer when choosing your fence.

steel fence acting as a park barrier
How to Install Steel Fence Posts

Install steel fence posts with a few tools and steps to ensure your fence lasts long and stays sturdy.

Close-up picture of wire running across a post on a T-post fence
How to Safely Install a T-post Fence

Installing a T-post fence is easy with these tips.

A white picket fence.
Post Spikes Make Fence Building a Snap

They can form a stable base from which to work.

A wood fence.
Replace Wood Fence Panels in 5 Steps

Broken or damaged wooden fence panels can be an eyesore, here's how you can fix them in five easy steps.