Your fence is one of the most important tools on any property. It helps keep your animals in and keep pests and other creatures out. However, your fence can only provide you with all these benefits if it is installed and maintained properly. A poorly built or badly installed fence can actually cause more trouble than it’s worth.
Ah, goats. Who doesn’t love them? They’re cute, they’re funny, and they help maintain your lawn. But sometimes having a goat on your property can be a real hassle — and there is no greater hassle than a goat stuck in your fence.
Deciding to put up a new fence on your property not only means selecting a practical fence style, you’ll also need to determine what to use for the foundation. The two most popular post materials used to construct a wire fence are treated wood and steel t-posts. Many times, property owners choose to use a combination of these materials.
Why Do We Love Our Dogs So?
The relationship with our canine friends is unique and complex. It seems the more we express affection and demonstrate care, the greater the bond. Domesticated dogs have come to rely on their human families for food, socialization and protection. When we provide these essential elements, our reward is unconditional love and loyal companionship.
With hundreds of different options, selecting the right fence for your farm can be a challenge. An easy way to start a fence project is to understand fence basics by talking to a local Red Brand dealer. Speaking face to face with an experienced representative will ensure that your animals are contained with the best fence possible. They can even provide helpful tips if you are installing your own fence, or point you towards the closest Red Brand Certified Fence Installer. (Check out our previous blog, “A Red Brand Certified Fence Installer Assures Quality Installations” to learn more about our CFI program.)
Selecting the right material and post spacing for your fence is almost as important as choosing the proper fence style. Check out our blog “The Right Post: The Foundation for a Solid, Long-Lasting Fence” to learn more about post possibilities. Remember, the proper combination of brace and line posts is an essential component for a fence’s durability and longevity. Once you have the right posts, it’s time to space them properly. So, how far apart should line posts be set?