Fences

Learn how to install, remove and repair fences with these how-to articles and tips.

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  • Fence Post Repair

  • Here’s how to remove a rotten fence post quickly and easily with a shovel and sledge hammer and set the replacement post so it won’t…

  • Installing a Vinyl Fence

  • Vinyl fences come either panelized or as board-and-rail systems. Like wood fences, they look great as long as you set the posts plumb and in a…

  • How to Repair a Chain Link Fence

  • A damaged chain link fence rail can easily be repaired by cutting out the bad section and sliding in a new piece. Learn how from our fence…

  • Build a Privacy Fence

  • This article will help you avoid major pitfalls and costly mistakes when you're planning and installing a privacy fence. We'll show you the…

  • Maintenance-Free Fencing

  • Learn the pros, cons and relative costs of low-maintenance exterior fences made from vinyl, steel, aluminum and composite materials, along with…

  • How to Renew Wooden Fences

  • Make a gray, sagging wood fence look new again. With a few simple repairs, a thorough wash with a power washer, and a nourishing coat of oil…

  • Construct a Custom Fence and Gate

  • This article tells how to build a durable, good-looking fence, from start to finish. We designed it to be strong, using sandwich construction,…

  • How to Dig a Hole: Pro Tips

  • Dig postholes faster and easier and position them more accurately using this step-by-step guide. It includes many labor-saving tips.

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