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10 Things You Must Know About Installing a Fence

Installing a fence is as easy as 1-2-3 if you take these tips into consideration.

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Photo 1 of 10Let it set before you seal.

Tip #1(1 of 10)

Once the fence is installed, it's important that you let it dry out. There are certain moistures and finishes that the manufacturer applies to the fence, and if you try to stain and preserve the wood ahead of time, the product you apply probably won't be absorbed by the wood. Remember: Painting needs to be done every few years. Another way to get the fence to last longer is just to apply clear wood preservatives. If you want, you can stain the fence. All of this will help the longevity of the fence.

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