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Expanding Foam vs. Concrete Fence Post: Which Option is Best for Your Project?
Concrete in some form or another has been around for thousands of years. The modern cement-based version first appear...
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Solved! How Much Concrete Do I Need Per Fence Post?
Q: The last time I installed a fence it didn’t last long because I underestimated the amount of concrete necessary fo...
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This Vibrant Paint Color on Fences and Trees Isn't Just for Curb Appeal
The Meaning of a Purple FenceThe term “trailblazing” has become a common metaphor for something that is new or innova...
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7 Important Things to Know About Fence Post Repair
Having a fence up around the yard gives the home a number of advantages, including increased privacy, security, and s...
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The Best Gate Latches to Keep Your Yard Secure
Installing a fence, whether it’s wooden, PVC, or metal, is a great way to secure your yard and maximize privacy. Bonu...
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How To: Fix a Leaning Fence
A leaning or sagging fence not only diminishes a home’s curb appeal, but if it’s left unrepaired, it can also lead to...
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How Much Does Fence Installation Cost?
Typical Range: $1,667 to $4,075 National Average: $2,839From vinyl to chain link to picket, fences are a proven wa...
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The Best Automatic Gate Openers for Hands-Free Access
While outdoor security cameras and driveway alarms will alert you to the presence of visitors on your property, they ...
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How Much Does a Chain Link Fence Cost?
Typical Range: $1,159 to $3,022 National Average: $2,090Whether you’re looking to contain pets or children, create...
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The Best Fencing Pliers for Fence Repairs and Maintenance
Many different types of fencing are available, and various methods are used for installation and maintenance. Post an...
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How Much Does a Privacy Fence Cost?
Typical Range: $1,666 - $4,056 National Average: $2,791Keeping the backyard protected from the prying eyes of neig...
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The Best Fence Paints for Your Home
Protect your fence from the elements and boost your home’s curb appeal with a coat of paint. Whether water-based or o...
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The Dos and Don'ts of Vinyl Fence Installation
Although few do-it-yourselfers relish the prospect of a weekend spent mixing hundreds of pounds of concrete and diggi...
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The Best Fence Stains to Renew Your Wood Fence
Whether adding privacy to a yard, accenting the garden, or keeping pets contained, fences can be the finishing touch ...
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12 Dreaded Home Maintenance Tasks You Never Thought to Hire Out
Find the right pro for every household chore—big, small, majorly messy, or just plain pesky! This content is paid advertising created in partnership with Thu...
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The Most Affordable Ways to Fence in a Yard
Add privacy, security, and even beauty to your front or backyard on with these cheap fence ideas.
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The Fastest (and Most Foolproof) Way to Install Fence Posts
Good fences start with good foundations.  Installing fence posts in place with concrete is the best way to guarantee ...
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What's the Difference? Wood vs. Vinyl Fence
The iconic white picket fence symbolic of the American dream? It was surely made of wood. Yet wood fences also come i...
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Renew a Wood Fence in Just 3 Steps
Do you have a flaking eyesore of a fence that plagues the perimeter of your property? While there are no shortcuts to...
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How To: Choose the Right Materials for Your Outdoor Project
Thinking of building a fence? Looking to add a deck? Both projects will be subjected to the whims of Mother Nature, s...
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Fence Styles: 10 Popular Designs to Consider
With so many fence styles available today, it can be hard for homeowners to choose the one that best fits their property and needs. Fences generally fall into thr...
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How To: Bevel a Fence Post
 Here's how to dress up a fence post with a beveled cap. It's easy to do with a radial arm saw. Set the blade at a 45...
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Quick Tip: Wooden Fences
 Wooden fences are a terrific finishing touch. They give a home privacy and character. They surround and define your ...
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On the Fence: 7 Top Options in Fencing Materials
Browse some of today's most commonly used fencing materials, from timeless wood to utilitarian chain-link.
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Bob Vila Radio: Fencing Options
If you’re looking for a way to give your home some character, to frame your garden, or to get a little privacy from t...
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