The Other Side of the Fence

Andrew Knott

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How to Install a Fence

Posted by Andrew Knott on Sep 27, 2019 3:01:26 PM

7 Step Guide for a DIY Fence Project

So ... you’ve decided to install a fence—that’s great!

But wait ...

Do you know how to install a fence?

Are you sure?

We don’t recommend jumping into installing a fence without first knowing what you’re doing. Otherwise, it could end up costing you more money in the long run.

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Topics: Fence Installer Tips

Five Cedar Lumber Project Ideas to Enhance Your Space

Posted by Andrew Knott on Sep 20, 2019 10:45:34 AM

Best Cedar Wood Uses for Outdoor Projects

When it comes to outdoor spaces, cedar lumber is undoubtedly the best wood choice. Its strength and durability, combined with its own natural oils, means that your cedar wood structure can stand straight and tall and remain beautiful through many seasons. While cedar fencing is an excellent outdoor application, it’s far from the only one! Here are five ideas on how to introduce cedar lumber to your outdoor living space.

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Topics: Cedar, cedar products, cedar lumber

Contractors FAQs: You Ask, We Answer

Posted by Andrew Knott on Sep 9, 2019 12:07:56 PM

Common Fencing Contractor Questions

We often are asked the same questions from different contractors looking to pick up materials or provide their customer with an accurate quote. 

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Topics: FAQ

Best Stain Brands for Cedar Fences

Posted by Andrew Knott on Aug 20, 2019 3:30:16 PM

Staining Tips & Brand Recommendations for Wood Fence Stains

Staining and finishing a wooden fence before it is exposed to destructive elements for extended lengths of time is perhaps the most important fence-maintenance tip. Staining protects wood’s inner cells, allowing them to retain their natural strength.

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Topics: Cedar, How To

How Close Can You Install a Fence to Your Property Line

Posted by Andrew Knott on Aug 1, 2019 12:40:48 PM

Fence Etiquette: Tips to Avoid Neighbor Disputes

One of the biggest considerations to make when planning a fence project is to determine the fencing area for a proper fence installment. 

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Topics: FAQ, Fence Installer Tips

How to Paint Pressure-Treated Wood

Posted by Andrew Knott on Jul 22, 2019 4:09:43 PM

Painting Guidelines to Keep Your Fence Looking Fresh!

Not long ago we shared some best practices for wood fence protection and outlined the steps for proper wood maintenance.

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Best Options for a Security Fence on Commercial Property

Posted by Andrew Knott on Jul 9, 2019 9:52:49 AM

What Fences Are Best When It Comes to Security?

When it comes to security fencing for a commercial property, there are a lot of factors to consider.

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Topics: Uncategorized

How to Care for Wooden Fences

Posted by Andrew Knott on Jun 17, 2019 3:28:50 PM

Best Practices for Wood Fence Protection During the Summer

Summers in New England are hot and humid. Combined with the amount of rainfall that typically occurs in the spring, many aspects of your property might need extra care during the summer heat, and your fence is not an exception. 

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Topics: Uncategorized

How to Choose the Ideal Fence for Your Dog

Posted by Andrew Knott on May 31, 2019 12:49:09 PM

4 Things to Consider When Selecting Fencing for Your Dog

Few things make dogs happier than the ability to freely roam their own yard.

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Topics: Uncategorized

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