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The ‘lean’ method developed in Japan is now used across many industries, including fence manufacturing! AVO Fence & Supply favors this technique for increasing production and cutting waste.

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The ‘lean’ method developed in Japan is now used across many industries, including fence manufacturing! AVO Fence & Supply favors this technique for increasing production and cutting waste.

How a Solid Foundation Fosters Sustainable and Scalable Growth

The U.S. landscaping services industry is highly fragmented, with the top 50 companies generating about 15 percent of the total revenue. For small business owners looking to grow at a scalable and sustainable pace, a system of processes and support is a must.

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The U.S. landscaping services industry is highly fragmented, with the top 50 companies generating about 15 percent of the total revenue. For small business owners looking to grow at a scalable and sustainable pace, a system of processes and support is a must.

Great Home Project: Commission a New Fence or Gate

A handy checklist for homeowners looking to add a new fence or gate to their property. 

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A handy checklist for homeowners looking to add a new fence or gate to their property. 

Spring Training: 4 Tips to Gear Up for Fence Season

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As all traces of snow disappear and the days grow longer, homeowners are poised to launch their backyard improvement projects– it’s fence season! What can you do to make sure you and your team are prepared for the annual “spring surge” in business?

Here are our top 4 tips to help you get in gear for a successful fence season: (more…)

Bufftech Breezewood Style Vinyl Fence with Select Cedar Texture

Wood fence or vinyl? Maybe you don’t have to choose! Bufftech’s new Breezewood style vinyl fence is designed to capture the richness and beauty of natural cedar without the need for ongoing maintenance and upkeep. The semi-private design with horizontal pickets lets in natural light and provides an open feel while maintaining privacy.

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Wood fence or vinyl? Maybe you don’t have to choose! Bufftech’s new Breezewood style vinyl fence is designed to capture the richness and beauty of natural cedar without the need for ongoing maintenance and upkeep. The semi-private design with horizontal pickets lets in natural light and provides an open feel while maintaining privacy.

How to Fasten Rails to Posts

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Bufftech is our go-to choice for durable, high-quality vinyl fence. Bufftech vinyl fence systems make professional fence assembly easy with their precision-routed rails for safe and secure attachment. Read on to learn how to fasten rails to posts.

Bufftech vinyl fence offers 4 ways to fasten rails to posts. The fence style will dictate which method is used: (more…)

Norwell Kids Get New Play Space, Built in Record Time 

Last fall, AVO employee Art Caron was on a special mission: build a fence so kids could safely be allowed to play outdoors at the Norwell Homeless Shelter. AVO had happily offered  to donate 170 ft of fencing panels when they heard about the community project. Led by Nancy O’Neil of Horizons for Homeless Children Play Space Program, Art and a group of volunteers installed the new fence in half a day!

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Last fall, AVO employee Art Caron was on a special mission: build a fence so kids could safely be allowed to play outdoors at the Norwell Homeless Shelter. AVO had happily offered  to donate 170 ft of fencing panels when they heard about the community project. Led by Nancy O’Neil of Horizons for Homeless Children Play Space Program, Art and a group of volunteers installed the new fence in half a day!

Green Industry Stories: A. Ricci General Contractors

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This is the second installment of “Green Industry Stories”, a monthly series featuring the work and stories of green industry insiders. Learn more about your potential backyard collaborators while getting tips and advice to grow your own business.

From Excavation to Fence Installation

Tony Ricci’s been in the business for 35 years. He started out in excavation, but when the recession hit, jobs were harder to come by. He turned to fence installation, and found that he preferred building up over digging down. Fence installation was cleaner, neater work, offering new challenges and an unexpected silver lining to the recession. He hasn’t looked back since. Located in Holbrook, MA, Tony and his team at A. Ricci General Contractors work on fence installation and landscaping throughout the 128 corridor, South Shore, and Cape Cod.

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Smart, Stylish and Sustainable: The Top 7 Landscape Design Trends for 2017 | news.sys-con.com

Get the scoop on the top Landscape Design Trends for 2017! From tech-savvy exterior kitchens to green roofs and mixed-material hardscapes, homeowners are seeking “smart” landscaping choices that reflect cultural design and lifestyle trends towards sustainability and mindfulness. Sounds like our January Green Industry Insider Moodscapes is on the right track!

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Get the scoop on the top Landscape Design Trends for 2017! From tech-savvy exterior kitchens to green roofs and mixed-material hardscapes, homeowners are seeking “smart” landscaping choices that reflect cultural design and lifestyle trends towards sustainability and mindfulness. Sounds like our January Green Industry Insider Moodscapes is on the right track!

Find a Wood Stain That Lasts

Find out how the top brands stack up when it comes to staining a wood fence. Consumer Reports test solid, semi-transparent and clear stains.

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Find out how the top brands stack up when it comes to staining a wood fence. Consumer Reports test solid, semi-transparent and clear stains.

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