Underground Fence Review and Guide Introduction and Considerations What is every dog owners first priority? Keeping your dog safe and secure! In many cases an underground dog fence may be just the ticket. Perhaps your homeowners association does not allow unsightly fencing that will contain your dog. Maybe the expense of a
Planning Your Fencing Project Another thing to consider in your fence planning is the measurements. Careful measurement is a necessity if you want to purchase the proper quantity of materials and avoid problems during installation. It is always important to check your propertys boundary lines when measuring for fence construction. You
Underground Dog Fences Considered... Below are the pros and cons of the top selling underground fences available. Ranking for these products are based on a scale of one paw to five paws and rate the product for features and reliability.
Battery cost Battery life will vary depending on things like how often your pet approaches the barrier. Over time battery replacements, especially for the proprietary batteries used in the PetSafe systems could become a bigger expense than going with a rechargeable system.
Wood Fencing There are three main types of wood fencing: privacy, picket, and rail fences. Conventional types of wood used include cedar, pine, redwood, cypress, and more. The availability of each will depend on the region. • Privacy fences serve to provide the homeowner with seclusion and an intimate setting in the back
Selecting a Fence Selecting the right fence for you will depend on what you want the fence to do for you. Are you after privacy, do you need security, are you going for decoration, do you need a fence to contain pets or children or do you simply need a perimeter
Block Fence A true block fence 6″ or 8″ is a good choice and solves almost all of the reasons for a fence. Although you better get your pocket book out because a well built block fence is going to cost you big time and if you dont do it right
Strength and Durability Again, different materials vary in terms of strength and durability. Brick, stone and steel fences are to be installed by homeowners who would prefer stability than design and appearance. Make sure that the not-so-strong fences such as timber and bamboo fences are protected from vines. Vines may not
System cost For some of you budget for a system will play a role. All the systems listed below are time tested with maybe the exception of the DogTek which is new to the U.S. But you do get what you pay for. The lower cost systems will work well in
Adding or Changing Fence Rail: I have had the most success changing a fence rail by leaving the fence panel attached to the post. Use a sawzall with a metal cutting blade. Slip the blade in between the rail and the post so you can cut the nails or the
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