Fencing

Completed pressure treated wood privacy fence.

How to Build a Wood Privacy Fence in Your Yard

Watch this video for step-by-step instructions on how to install fence posts and construct a privacy fence in your yard using pressure treated wood.

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Danny Lipford on porch with dog.

Pet Home and Yard Improvement Projects for Dogs and Cats

Find out how to make your home and yard more pet friendly for your dog or cat, from keeping pets safe to preventing pet damage to your home. Watch this video to find out more.

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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.

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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.

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Dog with electronic containment collar

DIY Electronic Containment System for Dogs in Your Yard

Fences are the most common way to keep a dog from roaming, but another option that I’ve found works well is to install an electronic containment system around your yard. Watch this video to find out what’s involved in adding a hidden wire barrier to your yard.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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