Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Setting Posts and Pouring Slabs with Fast Setting Concrete 

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Whether you are setting a fence post or pouring a concrete slab, QUIKRETE Fast Setting Concrete Mix fills the bill. Read on for step-by-step instructions on both projects.
Tall wooden fence gate leading to a beautifully landscaped patio

Repairing a Wooden Fence

The vertical fence boards on a wood fence are often secured with nails, which can work loose over time. Instead of driving the nails back in, replace them with corrosion resistant deck screws, which will stay put. Watch this video to find out more.
Installing spindles in composite porch railing.

Installing Composite Fencing and Railing on the Kuppersmith Project

In addition to the composite decking used on the porch floor of the Kuppersmith Project house renovation, we also installed a low-maintenance composite fencing around the backyard and composite handrails on the back porch. Watch this video to find out more.
Installing landscape timber under gate

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.
reinforcing a wooden post

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.
stopping a dog from digging

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.