Andrew Knott

Posts by Andrew Knott

20 Mar 2019

Why a Physical Fence Is Better Than an Invisible Fence

Choosing a fence for your dog? Find out why a physical fence is better than an invisible fence and learn what dangers pet-owners can face when installing invisible fences.

15 Mar 2019

Top Garden Trends for 2019 | Garden Design

AVO Fence & Supply’s insight:

Garden Design Magazine shares the 10 important trends shaping the gardening world in 2019. From low-maintenance yards to creating a focal point, and including private, secluded places, these trends will elevate your home landscape and increase your property value to boot.

15 Feb 2019

Why Bufftech vinyl fences are ideal for rainy climates | Cascade Fence & Deck

Rainy weather can take a huge toll on wooden structures, but with Bufftech vinyl you won’t ever have to worry about the condition of your fence during a long, wet winter. With recent trends showing rainfall increasing in the Northeast, we can take a lesson from our neighbors in the Pacific Northwest and choose Bufftech vinyl fence for beautiful, low-maintenance borders that will last.

15 Jan 2019

Tools for Fence Building – Post-Hole Augers vs Diggers

What’s the difference between a post-hole auger and a post-hole digger? (Hint: one may make your life much easier!) In this article from The Spruce, learn what basic tools are commonly used for fence building — many of which you may already have in your shed or garage.

07 Dec 2018

Northeast – Fourth National Climate Assessment

The distinct seasons of the Northeast’s climate supports a landscape adapted to cold, snowy winters and warm to hot, humid summers. But a changing climate with less distinct seasons is altering our ecosystems in dramatic ways that will affect us all. The recent dominant trend in the Northeast has been towards an increase in rainfall intensity, with milder winters and earlier spring conditions. Read this executive summary to learn more about the risks posed by climate change, and to stay informed about how seasonal changes will affect when and how fence gets installed. To read the full report, visit

30 Nov 2018

Leaning Fence – Repair or Replace?

If you have a leaning fence on your property, there are a few factors that come into play when deciding whether to fix it or ditch it entirely. This article lays out some sound advice on how to assess your leaning fence and decide whether you can repair or replace it. 

28 Nov 2018

Vinyl Building Products Take the Cake

Vinyl is hot for home and commercial fence projects right now, and for good reason. Vinyl offers home and businesses owners the ability to enjoy their fence with little- to no-maintenance required! Learn more about why vinyl is often the first choice when it comes to fence and other building materials. 

25 Nov 2018

DIY Fence Post Fix | Home Guides | SF Gate

One common ailment of aging fences is that the post slowly leans sideways until it pulls completely free of the ground. When this happens, the post can pull the fencing down as well, and the fence may become damaged beyond repair. Learn how to reset, reinforce, or replace your fence post before winter arrives!