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Mike Palmer

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AVO’s Guide to Cedar Lumber Selection

Posted by Mike Palmer on May 6, 2020 5:00:48 PM

What You Need to Know When Selecting Cedar Lumber

Cedar lumber is used for a variety of home exterior applications including fencing, gates, decking, pergolas, tree houses, and so forth. Due to its charming natural look and a resistance to fungus and decay, cedar lumber is an attractive and practical option for your home’s exterior, particularly in the New England climate. Familiarizing yourself with the qualities and considerations involved when choosing cedar can help you make an informed decision and pick the best lumber for your home. There are a few factors to keep in mind when selecting cedar lumber, as discussed below.

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Topics: Cedar, How To, cedar products, cedar lumber

Our Response to COVID-19 and Store Operations Update

Posted by Mike Palmer on Mar 24, 2020 11:31:23 AM

We continue to monitor the evolving COVID-19 situation and are doing everything we can to support the health and safety of our employees, their loved ones, and our customer community as a whole. While we are taking this seriously, we believe that remaining open and able to deliver fencing materials is also critical.

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Latest Must-Have Tools for Installing Fences

Posted by Mike Palmer on Feb 4, 2020 12:45:38 PM

Must-Have Fencing Tools for a Quick and Easy Installation

Installing fences is no easy job. The good news is that with the excellent fencing tools available today, assembling and installing a fence gets done much quicker and with less sweat. 

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Topics: Fence Installer Tips

Custom Gate Options to Match Your Fence

Posted by Mike Palmer on Dec 17, 2019 1:29:05 PM

Combining Style and Sensibility for the Perfect Property Enhancement

No matter how nice a fence looks, poor gate structure can frustrate any property owner. You want to ensure that when adding a gate, the convenience factor does not compromise your security, which is why proper fit and performance must be considered at the beginning of the project.

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Topics: Gates

3 Reasons to Start Planning a Fence Project in the Fall or Winter

Posted by Mike Palmer on Nov 26, 2019 10:10:22 AM

Want to Get a Perfect Fence by Springtime? Take Advantage of Slow Season Now!

When it comes to getting a fence for your yard, planning is key. If your to-do list for the upcoming year includes a fence installation project, you might want to rethink your timeline. 

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Topics: Winter