Which Fence Stapler is Right for the Job?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 14, 2018 9:53:00 AM

Although some contractors say the best way to install fence staples is with a hammer, pneumatic fencing staplers provide a consistent drive and can help you work faster. Gone are the days of smashing fingers with a hammer while constructing a fence. If you’re looking for a new fence stapler to help you speed through projects with greater safety and produce a high quality result, here are some factors to consider.


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Topics: Fencing




How Tall Is Too Tall? A Guide to Choosing Fence Height

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 2, 2018 7:50:00 AM

Deciding how tall to build your fence is an important consideration and calculation when planning a fence project.  How tall it is will determine how much material to buy and will also be a crucial factor impacting sight lines and the overall look of the project. Knowing its purpose and function is the first part of making the decision. Is this a white picket fence for the front yard that will complement the home’s size? Or is it more of a backyard functional fence designed to contain a pet or to create privacy?


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Topics: Fencing




The Biggest Threats to Livestock Fencing and How to Address Them

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Feb 17, 2018 10:48:00 AM

Livestock fencing is a critical barrier you rely on to keep your animals in and threats out. Weaknesses and failures can cause major problems for any farmer. All types of fencing, from hi-tensile to barbed to wire to wood, are susceptible to damage. Here we outline the major categories of threats to your livestock fencing and how to address them.


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Topics: Fence, Wire Fence, Build Livestock Fences, Fence Staples, Fencing, Fence Stapler




Labor Day Weekend Warrior - Quick Fixes in Your Outdoor Living Space

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 31, 2017 1:55:43 PM

Holiday weekends are the calendar year’s greatest gift to homeowners. With an extra day added to the roster, the possibilities are limitless. This Labor Day weekend, tackle a project that never seems to fit into the standard Friday-Sunday timeline, and still have time for a family BBQ or two.


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Topics: Fencing, Deck, fasteners, Building Furniture, Staples




High Tensile Wire Fencing - Tips on When to Use It and How to Install It

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 3, 2017 3:25:39 PM

Farmers invest countless hours and dollars on livestock. The same amount of effort and planning should be invested into the boundaries that keep the livestock safe and secure.  Livestock fencing needs to be strong and long lasting in order to protect your investment. High tensile fencing covers both needs and is cost effective when compared to barbed wire. 


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Topics: Fencing




On the Fence: What's the Best Fastener for Fencing Projects?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 1, 2017 9:10:00 AM

Fences serve many purposes, whether it’s for the home or commercial property. Fences, big and smallan be made of several different materials depending on your needs. Whether you need to keep the livestock in, mark the property line or just add a decorative feature to the backyard, every fence needs to be built to last. Choosing quality materials is key when building a fence. It’s always better to build it right the first time than having to re-do the project every couple of years. Choose the best fastener for your fencing project to ensure you only have to do it once.


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Topics: Fence Staples, Fencing, Fence Stapler




Farm Fence Types and Tips by Livestock Species

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 13, 2017 1:36:39 PM

Farming isn’t cheap. To do it well, you need to protect your investment, if it’s land, crops, or animals. Fences keep your livestock in and predators out. Fencing also presents one of the costlier up-front investments you will make. But, pay for it now, or you’ll pay for it later in repairs and lost animals.  Livestock come in many sizes and there is no such thing as a one size fits all fence. Here is a list of fence types by species, and a description of why they are suited to the animal.


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Topics: Fencing, Fence Stapler




Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, But What Makes a Good Fence?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 23, 2017 10:39:00 AM

There are a lot of reasons people want fences. Whether it’s to keep something in or keep someone out, they all ultimately want the same thing, a fence that lasts. Here we discuss the most important factors of good fencing.


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Topics: Fence, Fence Staples, Fencing, Fence Stapler




5 Tips to Strengthen Your Livestock Fencing

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Mar 9, 2017 9:45:00 AM

Farming is not for the weak-willed. It takes a strong mind, a strong body, and a strong wallet too. We put a lot of sweat and money into buying, raising, and caring for our livestock. We need to put the same level of effort into protecting our investment. Here is a collection of tips to ensure your livestock fence is the strongest it can be.


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Topics: Fence Staples, Fencing




Responsible for Construction Budget? Ways to Spend Wisely …

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Nov 10, 2016 11:37:23 AM

As an independent contractor or a Project Manager (PM) within a large construction company, the goals are the same: produce quality work, on time and on budget. If properly bid out with no surprises along the way, then “on budget” can be more easily accomplished. But it’s construction, and we all know what can and will go wrong. So how can you attempt to keep on schedule and budget? 


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Topics: Construction Fasteners, Deck Fasteners, Scrail Fasteners, Fencing, Steel Studs, Crate Fasteners, subfloors, RoofLoc® SCRAIL®, Tools





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