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For additional information on residential, commercial and industrial fences, gates and more in Surrey and Vancouver, BC, browse the Western Fence & Gate blog. Please contact us with any urgent questions and remember to check back often for updates.

  • 30/07/2021
    A Guide to Getting the Perfect Dog Kennels in Vancouver

    To you, your dog kennels may be a place for your dog to sleep or a way of transporting them safely. For your dog, their kennel is their castle. In addition to being somewhere that you can let your dog sleep at night and transport them, kennels are also crucial for training your dog

    But what should you look for when it comes to buying dog kennels? In this article, we’ll look at how you can get the perfect dog kennel in Vancouver. 

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  • 06/04/2021
    Choosing the Right Sports Fencing to Suit Your Sport

    Almost every sports field requires a fence. Having the right fencing for a sports field can make or break the experience.

    Appearance is one factor of sports fencing, but there are also many practical benefits to the right sport fencing. Here, we'll discuss how to pick the right fencing to suit your sport. 

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  • 06/04/2021
    4 Tips For Finding a Good Steel Fencing Installer

    From sports courts to stylish security fencing, steel fences are an excellent choice for your home or business. From keeping your dog in, to keeping burglars out, the durable metal stands strong for many years.

    Of course, it is crucial to choose the right steel fencing installer for the task. Read on to learn about selecting the best company for fence installation in Vancouver.

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  • 06/04/2021
    Is Aluminum Fence Installation an Easy DIY?

    Are you thinking about fence installation in Vancouver but don't want to hire a professional to do the work? Perhaps you like doing small projects around the house but feel that a fence is outside your comfort zone. You may be surprised to learn that it is easier than it seems.

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  • 23/06/2020
    Why Get Aluminum Fencing in Cold Weather?

    Aluminum fences aren't adversely affected by harsh weather conditions. Keep snow away from your fence to avoid moisture problems and piling. Aluminum fences do not rot and aren't damaged by insects. They are easy to maintain and affordable, which makes them a great choice. Be it ornamental fences or every day fences, you can get both in aluminum.

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  • 23/06/2020
    Why chain link is good security fencing

    Nothing’s better for upping the security of your home or business than a chain link fence. Granted, it may not be the most attractive option, but it’s top-ranked for safety. For optimal protection, it’s recommended that you install a fence of at least six feet in height, with a minimum wire thickness of nine-gauge. Here are key reasons why chain link is the best choice for security fencing.

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  • 23/06/2020
    Features and Benefits of Automated Driveway Gates

    Electric or automated gates are controlled through an electric-powered mechanism. They are designed to slide across where the gate retracts along the fence or wall, using wheels or bearings. They can be designed to swing open and close on hinges. Whichever you choose, they provide a completely secure environment when combined with good quality locks, video surveillance and security guards. The experts at Western Fence & Gate Ltd. have been installing automatic driveway gates for residential, commercial and industrial clients since 1992.

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  • 23/06/2020
    Chain Link versus Aluminum: Pros and Cons of Each Fencing Material

    Fencing is used to enclose an outdoor area and is usually constructed using posts, which are connected through boards, wire or nets. Fences are really important when it comes to privacy and security to homeowners. Fencing also increases your property value significantly. There are several different fencing materials available in the market these days. You can select the right one for your backyard, according to your requirements. At Western Fence & Gate Ltd, we offer chain link and aluminum fences to our clients in Vancouver. Our team has the experience and knowledge to handle all commercial, residential and industrial projects. We also install and repair swing gates, rolling gates and automated driveway gates.

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  • 21/01/2019 - Western Fence & Gate
    6 Advantages to a Classic Chain Link Fence

    Did you know that chain link is the best-selling fence type in North America? It’s the go-to fencing option for schools, outdoor sports fields, industrial sites, worksites and high-security facilities. It’s also a popular choice for homes. Unsurprisingly, there’s a lot to like about chain link fences. Here are the six main advantages to installing a chain link fence on your residential, commercial or industrial property.

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  • 20/09/2017
    How to Properly Care for an Aluminum Fence

    Aluminum fences are inexpensive, attractive, and low maintenance. While they are low maintenance, they still require some attention from time to time. Maintenance, however, will not take up a weekend every year or overextend your budget.

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  • 20/09/2017
    5 common DIY Fencing Installation Mistakes

    As a homeowner, you work hard to keep your property looking beautiful. You paint the interior, install a new backsplash in the kitchen, create a pleasing landscape, and do what you can to enhance every inch of your home inside and out.


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  • 17/08/2017
    7 Benefits of Having Driveway & Security Gates for Vancouver Properties

    When it comes to major improvements that homeowners can make to their property, driveway and security gates are something that every homeowner should consider. Driveway gates from a trusted fencing and metal fabrication company such as Western Fence & Gate have numerous benefits for many different types of properties, including:


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  • 10/01/2017
    Deciding Between Single and Double Piece Driveway Gates

    Driveway gates in Vancouver are typically configured as either a single piece gate or a double piece gate. The pros and cons of these two setups are important to consider before deciding on a driveway gate for your home. According to the manufacturers of driveway gates in Surrey, Langley, and Vancouver at Western Fence & Gate Ltd., single and double driveway gates are better suited for different situations.

     

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  • 11/10/2016
    The Best Fencing Material for Your Tennis Court

    Adding a tennis court to your sports facility or backyard? You might not realize it but there are several reasons why the majority of tennis courts you see in Vancouver are fenced with high quality chain link fencing. Keep reading to learn more about why chain link is the best choice for your court.


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  • 11/10/2016
    Protecting Your Property with a Driveway Gate

    Your property is valuable to you; it’s special and uniquely yours. The problem is, just about anybody can access it. All they have to do is drive up the driveway and they’re right there on your step. And for some people, that’s not a bad thing. But for others, letting strangers gain full access to their property is a recipe for disaster.


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  • 11/10/2016
    How to Choose the Best Fence for Your Property

    There are a lot of choices out there in the wild world of fences and a lot to consider when you’re shopping around. You’ll need to think about what type of property the fence is for, the purpose of the fence, what the fence can be used for and all the other options available to you. The following tips can help you make sure that you are choosing the right fence for your needs.


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