When was wire fence first made?

Answer The invention of wire fencing dates back to 400 A.D. Back then, they used iron and pulled it through the heat dies to make wire fences. Wire with points (or barbed wire) was created in 1868 and was... Read More »

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How far apart should fence posts be for a 4-foot wire fence?

The optimal spacing for fence posts when installing a 4-foot wire fence is between 8 and 12 feet depending on the heaviness of the wire. If using a large amount of wire for fencing, install the fen... Read More »

How do I tie fence wire?

Tying Fence WireInspect that fence ties are secure because chain or wire fencing is only as tough as its support systems. Wear thick, heavy gloves. Remove vertical wire from the ends of fence mesh ... Read More »

How do I tighten a wire fence?

ToolsUse a "come-along," a manual, winch-like device specifically designed to tightly stretch wire. It will make the job safer and easier.Secure Your PostsMake sure your fence posts are solid and a... Read More »

How much does 1 yard of wire fence cost?

Wire fencing is typically sold by the roll, and a roll of wire fencing can be anywhere from 5 feet to 100 feet long. At Home Depot, for instance, in 2010, a 5-foot roll of 23 gauge hardware cloth c... Read More »