The Other Side of the Fence

Andrew Knott

Recent Posts

Fit to Fence: Custom Gates to Help You Achieve the Perfect Finish

Posted by Andrew Knott on Mar 14, 2018 10:24:23 AM

No matter how nice a fence looks, poor gate performance can frustrate any home or business  owner. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog

Problem Solving with Fences & Gates

Posted by Andrew Knott on Feb 16, 2018 10:46:47 AM

Fences and gates aren't just suitable for perfectly proportioned yards and gardens. They offer a number of solutions to problems that are more common than you might think!

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Using CADdetails to Grow Your Business

Posted by Andrew Knott on Feb 14, 2018 12:54:05 PM

From the shop yard to the backyard, AVO Fence & Supply is dedicated to ensuring that Architects and Contractors have the resources they need to successfully sell and complete a project. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, How To

Green Industry Stories: Moodscapes Personal Landscaping

Posted by Andrew Knott on Jan 17, 2018 10:04:22 AM

Are you a landscaping company looking to boost your backyard game? Partnering with AVO Fence & Supply can help you gain clients and grow your business! 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, Green Industry Stories

5  Reasons to Start Planning Your Spring Yard Project Now

Posted by Andrew Knott on Jan 10, 2018 2:51:05 PM

New year, new yard! Although your yard may be hidden from sight beneath a blanket of snow, now is the perfect time to start planning for that spring project. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, How To

Green Industry Stories: Paul Brown of Sudbury Cedar Fence Co.

Posted by Andrew Knott on Nov 10, 2017 10:39:03 AM

“Green Industry Stories” is our series featuring the work and stories of green industry insiders. Learn more about your potential backyard collaborators while getting tips and advice to grow your own business.

From Furniture to Fence

Paul Brown’s journey to fence began in the classroom. He was teaching woodworking to special education students in Sudbury and one of their projects was crafting cedar wood furniture. When a neighbor asked Paul if he could repair their wood fence, he was happy to put his skills to work. It wasn’t long before he transitioned from his teaching job to start Sudbury Cedar, a company that combined his love of making furniture and his budding skills as a fence installer.

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, Green Industry Stories

Green Industry Stories: Greg's Fence

Posted by Andrew Knott on Oct 4, 2017 11:57:55 AM

“Green Industry Stories” is our series featuring the work and stories of green industry insiders. Learn more about your potential backyard collaborators while getting tips and advice to grow your own business.

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, Green Industry Stories

How to Build a Fence: Chain link Fence Basics

Posted by Andrew Knott on Sep 20, 2017 6:22:11 PM

This post is the fourth in our “How to Install a Fence” series. Read our previous posts “Planning Your Project”,  “Wood Fence Basics", and "Vinyl Fence Basics."

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, How To

Cost of Canadian Lumber Up 27%

Posted by Andrew Knott on Aug 16, 2017 11:14:25 AM

Canadian softwood lumber imports have been hit with two separate tariffs by the U.S. Commerce Department. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, News