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When you've been in the fence industry as long as we have, you become an expert at your craft. We've seen it all, and we've picked up some pretty good tips, tricks and insights along the way. From the basics, like whether to rent or buy your next fence, to more advanced subjects, like tree protection or event accessibility – our posts cover it all. Be sure to check back often, as we explore the world of fencing and share our wisdom with you.

How Much Does it Cost to Rent Event Fence?

September 1, 2021

When budgeting for a live in-person event, one of your line items is likely to be temporary fence rental. In fact, depending on the size and duration of your special event, temporary fencing could represent a significant cost. That’s why it is critical to understand the cost to rent event fence. Unsurprisingly, “how much does it […]

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Modu-Loc Unveils New Tagline for 25th Year

July 12, 2021

This year, Modu-Loc is celebrating a quarter of a century in business. Although some Modu-Loc related business activity took place as early as 1994, we were officially registered in 1996, making 2021 our 25-year anniversary! Modu-Loc famously began with a small quantity of old white fence, which at that time was being stored under a […]

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Fence Privacy Screen: Why Wind Vents Won’t Protect You

June 1, 2021

Many of our customers who rent temporary fence will also ask for privacy screen. It goes by many different names – privacy mesh, wind screen, and even scrim – but the purpose is usually the same: to block visibility of a particular area. Sometimes, it’s an event customer who wants to hide trailers or generators […]

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Pre-Galvanized vs. Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel: Which is Better?

May 12, 2021

In the temporary fence industry, galvanized steel is one of the most commonly used materials. You’ve probably seen silver-coloured galvanized fencing around your city, and if you’re in the construction business, chances are you’ve used it on a project. But did you know that there are different kinds of galvanized steel, and how it is […]

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Should You Rent or Buy Your Fence?

May 11, 2021

You have a big construction project coming up. You’re coordinating all the materials, suppliers and labour to make sure the job gets done right. When you need temporary construction fence to secure your site, you may wonder if it is best to rent or buy your fence. There are many different factors to consider, but […]

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Modu-Loc a Best Managed Winner for Eighth Year

May 5, 2021

We are incredibly proud to announce that Modu-Loc has once again been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This marks Modu-Loc’s eighth year as a Best Managed company, and our second year as a Platinum Club member within the program. Platinum is used as a tier or standard in many programs due to its […]

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Risk Management for Construction Sites

March 23, 2021

Risk management can be a difficult task for construction industry stakeholders, and the associated costs can be daunting. Currently, the global insurance market is experiencing what is known as a “hard market,” which is driving insurance prices up and placing additional pressure on contractors, builders and developers. It might feel as though you are at […]

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Meet the Winners in Our 2021 Employee Awards Program

February 27, 2021

Modu-Loc’s employee awards program has been around since 2018. In its inaugural year, it included just one award: the Don Rintoul Founder’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The Don Rintoul Award, as it’s often called, is the award of distinction. It is presented annually to an exceptional employee who has consistently demonstrated the ‘Modu-Loc Way’ during their […]

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Six Years as a FEO Service Excellence Award Winner

February 26, 2021

Modu-Loc is proud to be a Service Excellence Award winner in the 2021 Festivals & Events Ontario Awards program! This marks our sixth consecutive year as a winner in the Festivals & Events Ontario Awards program. This year’s Service Excellence Awards recognized event suppliers who adapted, pivoted, and evolved to survive and thrive despite the […]

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How to Install Echo Barrier: Tips and Best Practices

February 10, 2021

An increased awareness of the damaging effects of noise pollution has forced general contractors and builders to consider noise mitigation solutions for their construction sites. If you’re reading this blog post, you are probably considering installing (or may have already purchased) Echo Barrier to help control noise on your site. When it comes to sound […]

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