The Other Side of the Fence

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

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

Benefits of Mixed Material Fencing

Posted by Andrew Knott on Nov 30, 2018 11:22:30 AM

Picket, chain link, vinyl, cedar. When people picture a fence, they usually imagine it made of one material, an indicator of its assumed strength and symmetry. And this can often be the case. But let’s think outside the box. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Cedar

Advantages of Natural Cedar Fencing

Posted by Andrew Knott on Oct 24, 2018 12:08:42 PM

Creating a happy, healthy home environment for your family and pets extends to choosing natural landscaping products that do not contain pesticides or other chemicals that have the potential to contaminate your property. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Cedar

Architects: AVO Can Design & Manufacture the Hardscaping Project in Your Vision

Posted by Andrew Knott on May 9, 2018 11:43:15 AM

Architects have many ways of approaching design. They work across a wide range of styles and expertise, from artsy to technical and flamboyant to reserved. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, Cedar

Cedar vs. Vinyl Fence - Comparison and Costs

Posted by Andrew Knott on Dec 8, 2017 12:15:34 PM

Which should you choose if you’re planning to build a new fence: cedar wood or vinyl? Cedar wood has long been a popular choice for building long-lasting fence that looks great. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Cedar

6 Reasons Organic Cedar is Superior for Wood Fencing & Gardens

Posted by Andrew Knott on Jul 7, 2017 11:33:23 AM

Organic cedar wood is a great choice for fencing and gardens, particularly in New England. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, Cedar, Uncategorized

Inexpensive Ways to Customize Your Cedar Fence

Posted by Andrew Knott on Apr 28, 2017 12:00:57 PM

So you’ve decided to invest in a cedar fence to enhance your property, congratulations! Cedar wood is the smart, sustainable choice when it comes to wood fencing. 

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Topics: AVO Fence & Supply, Blog, Cedar

My Post Is Cracked. Or Is It?

Posted by Andrew Knott on Oct 4, 2016 4:20:01 PM

"My fence posts are all cracking!" "This fence is no good - it's all splitting!"

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Topics: Blog, Cedar, checking

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