Farm Fence Solutions

From grand-scale operations that feed an entire area to hobbyists looking to feed their families, farms are an important part of any community in the United States. When dealing with animals or large swathes of land, fencing plays a vital role in keeping the animals where they belong. If you’re thinking about starting your own little farm, or need help with an existing fence, here are a few farm fence solutions to consider. Along with…

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What to do Before Building a Fence in Oregon

Is your current fence one stiff wind away from being blown over or did you buy a new home and want to install a backyard fence? Before you start tearing out the old fence and digging post holes for the new fence, there are a few fence code requirements you need to be aware of. Here’s what to do before building a fence in Oregon. In most cases, fence building codes are pretty uniform when…

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Plan Your Wood Fence Removal

While chain link fences or wire fencing and their metal components last much longer and can be less expensive, many of us in the Pacific Northwest think a good cedar fence just can’t be beaten. They provide more privacy, provide a warmer atmosphere, and just look great even after some aging. But they don’t last forever, and wood fence removal can be a big job. A wood fence can last anywhere from 10 to 20 years and…

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How to Build a Small Garden Fence

What is a picture without a frame? In the same way, a garden is incomplete without a fence. The fence not only adds to the beauty of the garden but also gives the entire landscape a more sculpted look. A fence can be erected around the front yard, backyard, or around the entire property. Luckily, when it comes to how to build a small garden fence, the steps are pretty straightforward. How to Build a…

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How to Measure Your Yard for a Fence

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Before you can build a fence, you need to buy the materials. To get the right supplies, you need to measure your yard. If you're building on your own, you'll need to measure and plan carefully. If you're hiring a fence company in Portland, they'll do the measuring. But, you might want to make preliminary calculations before you call a fence builder. Measuring will guide you in setting a budget and help you communicate with…

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Simple Tips for Extending the Life of your Wooden Fence

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Keeping a wooden fence in top shape is important when it comes to extending the life of your fence.  Unfortunately, many fences will have a shortened life span because they were neglected and not taken care of in a proper manner.  There are a number of things you can do to keep your wooden fence from rotting and all it takes is a few materials, some time and a bit of elbow grease. For starters,…

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