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Drive through any town in Southeastern Massachusetts — See those post-and-rail fences? That chain-link fence surrounding the town playing fields? The cedar raised-beds in the school yard? Evidence of AVO is everywhere!

While we serve much of New England, it’s the local connections that make our work satisfying. From non-profits and churches to Public Works Departments and schools, we work closely with many of the towns adjacent to our shop in Stoughton, and our Hingham and Plymouth yards.  Giving back to these communities is something we value, and it doesn’t hurt that we can admire all the handiwork as we make our local deliveries! (more…)

Neighbor Stories: 6 Horror Tales of Bad Neighbor Behavior

Neighbors gone bad, including two famous fence disputes. Of course, it’s always more fun to read these types of stories when it’s not you or your home! 

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Neighbors gone bad, including two famous fence disputes. Of course, it’s always more fun to read these types of stories when it’s not you or your home! 

6 Reasons Organic Cedar is Superior for Wood Fencing & Gardens

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Organic cedar wood is a great choice for fencing and gardens, particularly in New England. Durable and decay-resistant, cedar wood endures our northern climate up to 5 times better than any other species. Cedar wood is also an environmentally-friendly choice suitable for organic gardening, raised beds, cedar-lined compost bins, beehives or any backyard project that requires durable, untreated wood. (more…)

Fence Etiquette: Tips to Avoid Neighbor Disputes

No one likes surprises. Before installing, save yourself a fence dispute and have a conversation with neighbors. This article highlights “must-to-do’s” such as following local zoning regulations and “nice-to-do’s”, including facing the more finished side of your fence towards the street/neighbor’s property. 

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No one likes surprises. Before installing, save yourself a fence dispute and have a conversation with neighbors. This article highlights “must-to-do’s” such as following local zoning regulations and “nice-to-do’s”, including facing the more finished side of your fence towards the street/neighbor’s property. 

Pool Safety Could Stem Child Drownings

Summer is here and pool safety is a hot topic. The number of drowning deaths among kids has actually decreased since 2010, thanks to increased awareness and safety precautions such as fencing and gate alarms. Learn how supervision, four-sided fencing, and teaching children can all help to continue the decline in child drownings.

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Summer is here and pool safety is a hot topic. The number of drowning deaths among kids has actually decreased since 2010, thanks to increased awareness and safety precautions such as fencing and gate alarms. Learn how supervision, four-sided fencing, and teaching children can all help to continue the decline in child drownings.

How To Build Long-Lasting Gates 

Building a solid, smooth-swinging gate isn’t complicated. But if you understand the basics, your gates will last even longer without sagging. Take a quick quiz to help you learn a few tricks for building a great gate.

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Building a solid, smooth-swinging gate isn’t complicated. But if you understand the basics, your gates will last even longer without sagging. Take a quick quiz to help you learn a few tricks for building a great gate.

AVO Custom Fence & Gates in 3 Steps

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AVO doesn’t do one-size-fits-all fence. We manufacture our wood fence on-site. We’ve been in the fence industry for more than 40 years, and our ability to custom tailor fence and gates is what truly makes us stand out. Whether you are looking for pool fencing, sustainable wood fencing, vinyl fencing or more, consider us the local experts for all of your fencing needs. Get a custom fence that truly “fits” with AVO! (more…)

2017 South End Garden Tour 

Calling all urban garden enthusiasts! Boston’s South End neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as “the largest urban Victorian neighborhood in the country.” The tree-lined streets with iron railings, private gardens, and small green parks offer beauty and inspiration for your own backyard projects. 

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Calling all urban garden enthusiasts! Boston’s South End neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as “the largest urban Victorian neighborhood in the country.” The tree-lined streets with iron railings, private gardens, and small green parks offer beauty and inspiration for your own backyard projects. 

Fence to Last a Lifetime: Bufftech® Vinyl Lifetime Warranty

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When a customer purchases Bufftech® vinyl fence from us and we never hear from them again, we don’t take it personally. It’s pretty typical behavior for satisfied homeowners covered by a CertainTeed lifetime warranty.

If you’re considering vinyl fence, get to know Bufftech® CertainTeed. Their lifetime warranty offers the best protection in the business. It covers labor, sun, and wind protection for the lifetime of the original owner. Read on below to learn more about warranty coverage for this high quality American made product. (more…)

5 Fencing Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

About to install that new fence of yours? Here are 5 mistakes that you don’t want to make. 

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About to install that new fence of yours? Here are 5 mistakes that you don’t want to make. 

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