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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Does A Fence Increase Appraisal Value?

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When it comes to real estate, many people wonder whether or not a fence increases appraisal value. At Pacific Fence & Wire, we thought we’d look into this question. Does a fence increase appraisal value? There are certainly wrinkles in the appraisal process that affect price and perceived value. And, of course, different appraisers have different methods. But we’re happy to report that yes, indeed, a fence can increase a home’s appraisal value. Reasons to…

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What Is A Chain-Link Fence Made Of?

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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 chain-link fences made out of? Typically they’re constructed with galvanized or LLDPE-coated steel wire. (Note: LLDPE stands for “linear low-density…

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Dog Fencing Solutions

Is there such a thing as dog-proof landscaping? A picture-perfect lawn may not be attainable with an energetic dog on the loose. But a safe yard – one that’s comfortable for both human and canine family members – is possible. A fenced-in yard is the perfect place for your best friend to romp and relax. Check out our list of fence types for dogs. Once your pet is contained with the right fence, there are…

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Staining Fence

Treating an old wood fence with a protective stain will not only keep your fence looking great, it will protect it from the elements. There are several ways to stain a wood fence including a paint brush, roller or paint sprayer. For larger projects, it may be worth the money to invest in a quality sprayer, as it will make the job go much faster.  For smaller projects, staining a wood fence with a simple…

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Employee Appreciation Day

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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 the BEST fence company on the west coast.

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Vinyl Fencing vs Wood Fencing

Building a fence for your home or business not only adds an extra layer of security but it can also add to the aesthetic of the property. Finding the right type of material for your space requires a little bit of research. Here, we will share the differences of vinyl and wood fences in order to help you determine which one is right for you. All about Vinyl Fencing Vinyl is composed of mostly recycled…

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Difference Between a Cantilever Gate and a Sliding Gate

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(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 about gate frames, swing gates, rolling gates (and/or gate rollers), groove wheels, stainless steel gates, cantilever rollers, double tracks, guide…

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How to Plan for a New Fence

A repaired or new fence can add value to your property, add privacy, or add a decorative aspect to your yard, but there’s a few things to know before you jump feet first into a new fence. Here’s your guide to planning for a new fence. Should I Repair or Replace my Fence? Before determining if you need a new fence, it's best to see if your current fence, if you have one, can be…

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All About Vinyl Fences

A popular alternative to wood, vinyl fences are low-maintenance and durable alternatives to wooden fences. Easy to clean, long lasting, and attractive, vinyl fencing is a great option for almost everybody. Here's everything you need to know about vinyl fences. What is Vinyl Fencing Made out of? Vinyl fences are plastic, made specifically with polyvinyl chloride (PVC). This material is combined with special ingredients that make it strong, durable, and resistant to various types of…

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