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Fencing Buying Guides and Installation How-Tos

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Find the best fence for your home and learn how to install it.

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Whether you want vinyl, wood, metal or a combination of several types, find the right fencing for your home and garden.  Shop for Fencing Products.

Plan for Your Fence Installation

Building a fence is a great do-it-yourself project. Find tips on how to choose the right type of fence for your yard and learn the initial steps to get it installed.

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Fence Materials Guide

A fence can provide privacy, security, pet containment and more. Learn how to choose the right fence style for you.

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Install a Vinyl Fence

Learn how to install vinyl fencing, learn about different fencing styles and learn how to attach a gate with these helpful instructions from Lowe's.

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Install an Aluminum Fence

Learn how to install aluminum fence, including planning the layout, accounting for slope, digging postholes and more.

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How to Build a Fence: DIY Wood Privacy Fence Plans

Here's a guide to building and installing a wood fence for added privacy. Learn about fence styles, dealing with slopes, setting posts and adding a gate.

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Install a Chain-Link Fence

Whether you want to keep things in or keep things out, a chain-link fence is just the thing.

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Install a Split Rail Fence

Learn how to install a split rail fence, including laying out the fence, digging the post holes and more.

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Lay Out and Dig a Post Hole

Find tips and instructions for laying out and digging post holes for your new fence.

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Setting a Post with Concrete

Setting a post for a mailbox or other projects in your yard is a quick and easy weekend project you can do with just a few, simple steps.

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Concrete Hole Calculator

Estimate how much concrete you need to fill a hole before starting your project.

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Farm Fencing Buying Guide

Large animals require a safe environment to live. Before you invest in a farm fencing system, check out some of your options.

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Garden Fence Tips

Learn about the options available for fencing your garden and get tips for keeping the animals out.

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Install a Woven or Barbed Wire Fence

Learn tips for installing a woven or barbed wire fence.

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Install Bracing and Line Posts

If you're looking to protect your garden from uninvited intruders, installing a fence is a great solution.

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Install an Electronic Dog Fence

An electronic pet containment system can be installed in a day, and training your dog can be accomplished within a week, for freedom and peace of mind.

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