Posts Categorized: Fun Stuff

What’s the Best Fence for Small Dogs?

Brown Dachshund running

Wondering what’s the best fence for small dogs? The answer is right here at Pacific Fence & Wire! We love dogs at PF&W. During our long, nearly 100-year history, we’ve been proud to know some of the best pooches that ever fetched a stick. Large dogs, small dogs, medium-sized dogs … when it comes to… Read more »

What Is A Chain-Link Fence Made Of?

Chain link fence against grass. What is a chain-link fence made of?

Now here’s a question we’re surprised we don’t get more often: What is a chain-link fence made of? Everybody is familiar with the chain-link fence. We see them all over the place. They’re in neighborhoods and business districts. They surround manufacturing plants in commercial and industrial areas on the outskirts of towns. So what are… Read more »

Employee Appreciation Day


On September 20th Pacific Fence ownership and management held an employee appreciation BBQ to express gratitude to all the employees that keep this place running.  We enjoyed a catered lunch by Slick’s BBQ and received a surprise early day off. Thank you to All our Employees for your hard work and dedication to making us… Read more »

Difference Between a Cantilever Gate and a Sliding Gate


Updated Sept. 4, 2020 Just as a square is a special kind of rectangle, a cantilever gate is a unique type of sliding gate. However, it differs from a typical gate with wheels in a few distinctive and interesting ways. We go over some of the differences below. In the meantime, if you have questions… Read more »

5 Ornamental Touches for Your Garden

Late winter is the ideal time to plan for yard and garden projects. The landscape may be dormant, but gardeners’ imaginations are fertile. While you’re thinking of new flowers and vegetables, don’t forget about the purely ornamental touches. The best gardens mix natural and manmade elements. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

20 Ways to Repurpose Bicycles into Fences

In Portland there are two things people love dearly: Bicycles and Recycling. So what happens when these two worlds collide? Check out the 20 photos below of bicycles magically repurposed into fences and gates. These bike fences are both creative and ingenious ways to put an old bicycle back to good use. Do you have… Read more »

Series of Storm Damaged Fences

In the wake of the recent series we have had here in the Portland area we thought it would be fun to scour the web and put together some photos of the damaged fences we found.  Enjoy!

Time for a New Fence?

Well it looks like it is time for a new fence.  We do not recommend this as a safe way to tear down your old fence but for entertainment purposes, it works. [youtube width=”640″ height=”480″][/youtube]

Recycle old Wooden Fence Material

When the time comes to replace your old wooden fence most homeowners have it hauled away, take it to the dump or burn it.  Before you go throwing away all of your old fencing material consider these options to recycle intact material and use it around the house. Here is a short list of ideas… Read more »