Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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How to Keep Dogs from Digging Under a Fence Gate

Some dogs love to escape when confined to a fenced yard, and the easiest way out is often by digging under the gate. Watch this video to see how to prevent your dog from digging under a gate.
Composite fence made from recycled plastic

Recycled Plastic Composite Fencing and Decking

Composite decking and fencing are made in part using high density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic from recycled milk jugs and other plastic containers. They're an attractive, low-maintenance alternative to a wood deck or fencing. Watch this video to find out more.
Recycled PVC Pipe Fence

How to Make a Fence from Recycled Plastic PVC Pipe

Check out this idea submitted by one of our visitors for a great way to reuse leftover scraps of PVC pipe by turning them into a fence! Read on to find out how it was done.

How to Install a Deer-Proof Fence Around Your Yard or Garden

Deer can be a real problem in a yard or garden. If deer are still eating your plants despite using repellents and deer-resistant plants, you may want to consider a deer-proof fence to keep them out. There are many types of fencing available, and several different ways to install it effectively. Read on to find out what you need to know to install a deer fence in your yard.
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How to Reinforce a Wooden Post Set in Concrete

Setting a wooden post in concrete makes it more stable and secure, but as the wood shrinks over time, it can cause the post to become loose. To prevent this from happening, drive several large, rust resistant nails in all four sides of the post at different angles. Watch this video to find out more.
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How to Prevent Your Dog from Digging Under a Gate or Fence

If you keep your dog in a fenced in backyard, chances are that he’ll try to dig his way to freedom. Dogs often dig under a gate, since there’s has a gap under it to allow the gate to swing open. Watch this video to find out how to prevent your dog from digging under a gate.
White picket fence with gate

Fencing Options for Your Yard

The picket fence we’re installing is made from pressure treated pine and comes in preassembled panels. Watch this video to find out more.

How to Set Fence Posts in Your Yard

Laying out and installing posts for a fence in your yard is not that difficult if you take the time to make sure everything is straight and level. Watch this video to find out how to set the fence post for a wooden picket fence in your yard.
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How to Layout Wood Fence Panels

When installing a wooden picket fence using preassembled fence panels run a string from the top of each fence post to use to level and align the fence panels. Next, position each fence panel on the posts, leaving approximately 2” of space between the bottom of the pickets and the ground. Watch this video to find out more.