Can Cats Climb Chain Link Fences?

Your cat is a part of your family, so ensuring that it is kept safe and contained is important. Unfortunately, cats can be little magicians when it comes to escaping. They will squeeze out of small areas and use their claws to shimmy up fences and trees to go and explore the world. If you have a chain-link fence, your cat will likely use it to get out. Consider the links little ladders for their…

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What’s the Best Fence for Small Dogs?

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 our loyal companions, it’s important to have a fence that protects not only the property but the dog and passersby,…

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Who Pays For A Fence Between Neighbors?

Let’s say you need a fence between your property and the one next to yours. Let’s also say that this fence is not for aesthetic purposes; instead, it’s a necessity. Who pays for a fence between neighbors? Answering this question requires us to simplify this hypothetical situation, as we’ve done in that first paragraph. Why? Because there are far too many variables at play to fit inside one humble blog post. Local ordinances, state laws…

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Dog Fence Aggression And How To Prevent It

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We’ve all seen it: An aggressive dog is barking at us from the other side of a fence. It’s been taught to protect the homestead, so it perceives passersby as a threat. It barks and growls and sometimes pushes against the fence, sniffing for signs of the enemy. Dog fence aggression is no joke. It can lead to a lot of trouble, especially if your bold canine protector were to somehow escape its confines and…

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How To Stop A Dog From Digging Under The Fence

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Ahh, dogs. Their loyalty, bravery, friendliness, and unconditional love for us are just a few of the reasons why their companionship provides us with such great joy. But when their instincts get the better part of their good nature, they sure can drive us crazy! Such is the case with dogs that dig, dig, dig — especially when they’re digging, digging, digging under our fences. Wondering how to stop a dog from digging under the…

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Best Climbing Plants For Wooden Fences

It’s important for property owners to know which vines provide the best and most beautiful cover for their wooden fences. But it’s just as important — if not more so — to ask another question: Which climbing vines should I not have on my wooden fence? Fast-growing vines — especially woody vines — can damage wood fences. There are a lot of different types of vines out there, so you’ll have to do a little…

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All About Wood Fence Life Expectancy 

If you’re considering wood fencing, you may be wondering about wood fence life expectancy. Truth is, wooden fences, for all their remarkable attributes, do require a bit of a tradeoff in terms of longevity and maintenance compared to other fencing materials, such as vinyl, aluminum, or chain-link. It’s definitely worth it, though. There’s really nothing like natural wood fencing. It’s elegant, classic, stylish, and provides an almost magical element of beauty to any property. Pacific…

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All About Vinyl Fence Life Expectancy

You may be wondering about vinyl fence life expectancy. You’re almost certain that a vinyl fence is right for you, your family, your budget, and your property. (You have compared and contrasted vinyl fences with wood fences, aluminum, and chain-link fences, for example.) You know which portions of your property you want to be fenced. You’ve considered fence colors, fence maintenance, and fence repair. You just need that one last bit of information to tie…

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Split-Rail Fence in Portland, Oregon — and Abraham Lincoln in Illinois

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A split-rail fence is an absolutely stunning addition to any property. If you’re seeking advice on a split-rail fence in Portland, Oregon, then contact Pacific Fence & Wire. We’ve been in business for almost a century, and we can help you make the best fencing decision for you, your family, and your property. Our expert and friendly staff can assist you with most types of fencing in addition to fence fittings, gates, pipes, and other…

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How to Replace a Wooden Fence Panel

For those of you looking for an overview of how to replace a wooden fence panel, we’ve provided a broad outline below. If you have any questions about specifics or if you need a fence expert to provide guidance and advice, we suggest calling the pros at Pacific Fence & Wire. PF&W is approaching its 100th year in business. For four generations, we’ve been a family-owned and family-operated business. We can help you tackle projects…

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