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Fences in the Winter?

What does a fencing company do in the winter?

A.    Goes to Florida.
B.     Installs fences.
C.     Stocks up for the spring.
D.    Hopes it warms up so we can get back to work.

We can’t speak for all fencing companies, but here at Landis Fence Co the correct answer is B, C and D!

Yes we do install fences in the winter.  If the ground is bare but frozen, we can get around with less danger of disturbing your lawn.  With our equipment we can break through the frozen ground. If there is snow on the ground, we clear the space for your new fence, break through the frozen ground, and begin installing it.

Something for you to think about:  most people aren’t thinking about having a fence installed in the winter,  so our schedule is more open.  If you are thinking about a fence installation, we can probably get to your project sooner now than in the middle of spring.

Yes, we do stock up for the spring.

We sell so much split rail fence that we haul it in by the trailer load.  In the beginning of each calendar year we haul in our split rail fence supplies so that you, your neighbor and other fence companies can pick up what you need right away.  During the winter months we are also making gates so we have a stockpile in the spring.

Yes, we do hope the cold weather doesn’t last very long.

We realize we do not control the weather (fortunately!)  so we wait for spring.  But in the mean time, we’d like you to know we welcome your calls and visits in the winter.  Maybe you aren’t ready for us to install your fence in the winter, but we can get you in sooner  if you contact us now–even if there is snow on the ground!

Bucks County Fence Supplies

Homeowners
You move into your new house, (well, its not a brand new house but new to you) and you look at the fence a little more closely and you see a couple places that need repair.  What do you do?

Come to Landis Fence Co for BUCKS COUNTY FENCE SUPPLIES.

Or you’ve been living here now for 3 years and you have a baby.  Where will your little boy or girl play?  You decide you want to put up a fence in the back yard.  Where can you go to get your Bucks County Fence Supplies?

Come to Landis Fence Co for BUCKS COUNTY FENCE SUPPLIES.

Driving past Landis Fence Co on Rt 313 in Dublin, it doesn’t look like they have very many supplies, but drive through the gate and let us show you around.  (and look at our gallery pictures under Other and you’ll see a little more.)  We stock Bucks County Fence Supplies for most kinds of fence.  We welcome the home owner who needs Bucks County Fence Supplies to repair a fence or Bucks County Fence Supplies to build a completely new fence.  We are happy to sell (1) bag of cement or (1) fence post OR 300′ of fencing with gates.

Contractors
Maybe you are a landscape contractor, or a home remodeler, and one of your clients asks you to repair a gate or a small section of fence where a tree limb fell.  We would be glad to furnish you with the Bucks County Fence Supplies you need.  Maybe you usually do home remodeling and your client asks if you would put up a short section of fence for them.  Usually you’d call us and ask us to install it, but things are slow now and you can figure it out.

At Landis Fence Co we can help you figure out what BUCKS COUNTY FENCE SUPPLIES you need.

Maybe you are a fencing contractor and you need Fence Supplies for 300′ of fencing, please stop by and let us fix you up with the Fence Supplies you need.

Bucks County Fence Supplies in stock
Let me take you around the premises and tell you what kind of Bucks County Fence Supplies we have.  In summary, we can supply you with any component of the kind of fences we sell and install.  But you don’t know what all that is, so let me list them for you.  If you don’t see the Bucks County Fence Supplies you need, give us a call.
SPLIT RAIL
2,3,4 rail locust posts
11′ hemlock rails
3 rail treated posts and rails
3′, 4′, 5′, 6′  rail  gates
12′, 13′, 14′ hemlock rails

CEDAR ROUND RAIL
3 rail round posts
10′ & 11′ cedar round rails
TREATED SLIP BOARD
3 & 4 hole posts
1″ x 6″ x 10′ or 16′ rough cut treated boards
1″ x 6″ x 12′ or 16′ rough cut oak boards

POSTS
4″x4″ treated: 6′, 7′ ,8′, 10′, 12′ flat top or Gothic        top
Treated round posts:
4″ – 5″ x 6’6″, x 8′, x 10′, x 12′
5″ – 6″ x 6’6″, x 8′, x 10′, x 12′

WIRE FENCING
Green vinyl coated welded wire:
2″ x 4″ openings, 36″, 48″, 60″ high
1-1/2″ x 4″ openings 48″ high
Black vinyl coated welded wire:
2″ x 4″ openings 48″ high
1-1/2″ x 4″ openings 48″ high
Galvanized welded wire:
2″ x 4″ openings 36″, 48″, 60″, 72″ high
1″ x 2″ openings 24″, 36″, 48″, 60″ high
Woven wire:
2″ x 4″ 12-1/2 ga horse wire  48 ” or 60″ high
100′ or 200′ rolls
96″   12-1/2 ga graduated deer wire, 330’/roll
72″  14  ga   graduated deer wire, 165’/roll

Bucks County Deer Fence

Aren’t they pretty, standing there looking at you across the field with those big beautiful eyes and wide ears sticking straight out?  And those majestic horns you see in the Fall!

But what about the deer eating your shrubs, your tulip bulbs and hosta plants, or when they eat off the plants in your vegetable garden or the apples in your orchard?  How pretty are they?

One solution is to install a bucks county deer fence to deter the deer from making your property into the local deer café.  There are several options depending on what you want to do.

A 4 foot high Bucks County deer fence will deter deer, but they can easily jump over this height.  Yet I’ve had customers tell me that their 4 foot fence kept out most of the deer.  If you want to take this approach, your options for Bucks County deer fence are quite broad.  You could install wood or vinyl picket fence or solid fence.  You could install ornamental aluminum fence or different kinds of wire fencing for your Bucks County deer fence.  If this is the way you want to go, please refer to our gallery of pictures.

A 6 foot high fence will keep out most deer, although I’ve been told that if they want those apples or vegetables, they can clear a 6 foot high Bucks County deer fence.  For a 6 ‘ deer fence you can choose from several types of fence.  In wood you could use stockade or flat board privacy fence.  You could also use ornamental aluminum fence as deer fence.  A less expensive option is woven wire, attached to either metal or wood posts.  This is more cost effective for longer stretches of fencing.

An 8′ high deer fence is the most likely to protect your prized plants and fruits.  8′ high wire fencing designed for deer is what we have used most often, especially when you want to fence in a long length of your property.  8’ high Bucks County deer fence wire set in the trees blends into the background.  The wire openings are narrow at the bottom and grow gradually taller as you go up the wire.  This helps to keep some smaller animals from going through the wire near the ground and the wider openings near the top uses less wire.

A Bucks County deer fence needs a gate or gates.  For wood, aluminum or vinyl we recommend a gate made of the same material as the fence.  For a wire fence, we often weld a pipe metal frame and cover it with the wire used for the fence.  We also have available black frames with rigid 2″ x 4″ openings.  (Please see our pictures in the gallery deer fencing)

For drive gates we can install in-ground cattle gates– a specially designed grate that neither cattle nor deer will walk across.  Another option for drive gates is to install a double gate that must be opened and closed each time it is used.

Yes, deer are pretty, but so are your shrubs, vegetables, fruits and flowers.  Let us know if we can help you with a deer fence in your battle with the neighborhood deer.

Bucks County split rail fence

How do you keep your dog safe, so it doesn’t run out into the street?  Or, on the other hand, how do you keep other dogs from entering your property?

We frequently get calls that start out something like this, “I want to fence in my back yard so I can let my dog run and not get away”

So we ask, “What kind of fence do you want?”

Probably the most common type we install is locust and hemlock (locust fence posts and hemlock rails) bucks county split rail fence with vinyl coated wire attached.  Having said this, there are still variations; do you want your bucks county split rail fence to be 2 rails, 3 rails or 4 rails high?  Do you want green wire or black wire?  Does this fence also serve as a pool fence?  If it does, then the wire needs to have smaller holes to meet pool code.

If you don’t want to have wood split rail fence, how about a vinyl fence (also referred to as PVC)?  Bufftech, the company we buy our vinyl fence from makes a 2, 3, or 4 rail fence.  You can choose white or tan.  Bufftech also offers vinyl rail fence with a Certa-grain texture that has a wood grain texture on it and is available in white or Sierra Blend, a shade of brown.

Bufftech also makes several styles of picket fence; you know that fence with the vertical pickets with a space between each picket.  We stock the Danbury and Rothbury styles, 4′ high with a straight top or a concave top.

A third alternative to bucks county split rail  fence or vinyl rail fence, is aluminum fence.  Sentinel, the company that manufactures our fencing uses a powder-coating process to paint their aluminum fence.  Powder coating is a process that gives a long lasting smooth finish to your fence so you don’t have to worry about re-finishing your fence.

Sentinel makes a variety of styles in their aluminum fence as well as various heights. So you can find one that you like.

So, what kind of fence do you want for your dogs?  Look at our web site or stop in and take a look at the options.