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.…

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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…

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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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How to Plan for Buying or Repairing a Fence

  The unusually cold winter in the Pacific Northwest has left many residents dreaming of longer, sunnier days where they can get outside and enjoy their beautiful yards. Winter can take a toll on the landscape of your yard, so if you’re looking to repair your fence or just completely replace it this spring, here are some tips on how to prepare for it. Know what type of fence you need The right fence will…

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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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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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