A Fence Dilemma: Building on a Hill

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 24, 2021 9:00:00 AM

In a perfect world, every construction project would take place on a level surface with no drainage issues or slopes to consider. Unfortunately, very few jobs are this straightforward. So, what do you do when a client hires you to build a fence on a hill or incline? Although the task may sound difficult at first, building a step fence is a great way to solve such an elevation challenge.


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Topics: Fence, Fence Staples, Fencing, Fence Stapler




Wood vs. Vinyl Fencing: What Makes Sense for Your Yard?

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Backyard season is here, and as Americans move to spend more time outdoors now is the perfect time to begin promoting fence installation and restoration to your customers. Both traditional wooden fences and vinyl fences, if properly maintained, can give a home a classic American Dream look, but there are pros and cons to each. Read on to learn more about what your customers should consider when deciding what kind of fence works best for their yard.


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5 Reasons to Install a Fence in the Winter

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 30, 2021 9:15:00 AM

Most people see the icy winter season as a time to stay indoors and watch television, organize their closets or garage, and delay any outdoor projects until the arrival of more welcoming weather in the spring. However, the winter is actually the perfect time to install a fence. In fact, installing or repairing a fence during the winter months can have numerous benefits for both you and your customers. Here are five reasons you should convince your customers to install a fence before the ice thaws:


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Topics: Fencing, Fence Stapler




Protect the Garden: Fence Types by Threat Types

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jul 25, 2020 9:18:00 AM

A lot of people decide to build a fence around their yard or garden area to keep out small or large animals that are eating their crops. However, a garden fence will only work if you know what is attacking your garden first. Therefore, if you have a client call for fence installation, you need to find out what they are hoping to keep out of their garden or yard.


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9 Backyard Privacy Fence Ideas that Enhance Safety in Style

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 20, 2020 11:22:01 AM

The right backyard privacy fence combines functionality and style to create the perfect perimeter. Regardless of your personal taste, you can find a privacy fence that adds to your yard layout and adds security to your property.


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Topics: Fencing




Modern Yard Fencing Ideas

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Oct 23, 2019 1:20:21 PM

Fencing is more than just functional. It also offers an aesthetic dimension to any homeowner’s yard. Therefore, when considering what fencing to provide for your customers, consider both the look and performance of the product. Below is a collection of fencing ideas to help homeowners who are looking for more modern options to choose the right fence for their yard.


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2 Simple Tips for a Pest-Proof Garden Fence

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Aug 31, 2019 10:08:46 AM

Summer is a great time to enjoy your beautiful garden, unfortunately unwanted pests may also find your garden attractive. Building a fence will allow you to protect your investment and keep your garden safe. Here are two critical tips to keep pests out and your plants protected.


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Elements of a Safe and Effective Poultry Fence

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jun 22, 2019 9:52:00 AM

When choosing a material for your poultry fence, there are several factors to consider. What kind of predators are in your area? What is the intended use of the fence? Depending on these factors and more, some fencing materials will be better suited than others. Here are the most common poultry fence materials, and their best applications.


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How to Spruce Up Your Aging Fence

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Apr 27, 2019 9:08:00 AM

Brighter and warmer days are around the corner, and many are looking forward to spending more time outside. However, a dirty fence can be an unsightly distraction while enjoying time in your backyard with family and friends. After seasons of rain, snow and dirt accumulating on the fence surface, it’s likely past due for a good spruce. Here are some tips to get your fence looking good as new for the warm months to come.


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Topics: Fence, Fencing, Fence Stapler




How to Build a Strong Fence Corner

Posted by Brett McCutcheon on Jan 21, 2019 12:29:57 PM

The strength of a fence comes from the corners. Fences with sturdy, well-crafted corner posts are more likely to stand the test of time. Meanwhile, shabby corner posts might fall from a gust of wind or a small bump. Corners hold the most amount of tension within a fence, and a strong corner will anchor the fence to prevent tension from letting up. So, what makes a corner sturdy and strong? The materials and techniques used to build it, which will depend upon its intended purpose. For example, a fence for livestock would differ from a fence for the garden. Other factors, such as soil type, will play a role in determining required materials as well. Here are 6 elements to consider when building a strong fence post.


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