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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.

Avoiding the “Fence Only Trap”

September 14, 2018

Over the last decade, an increased focus on public safety, liability and insurance, and security has resulted in overall stricter safety regulations for Canadian construction sites. One of the most basic requirements of any construction project is the creation of a barrier between the live site and members of the public. In Ontario, regulations state […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know You Can Do With Rental Fence

September 7, 2018

Many of our jobs involve simple perimeter fencing around an event or construction site. However, sometimes things get a little more interesting! Every once in a while, our rental fence is called upon to perform a task that we consider “outside the box”. Over the years, we’ve encountered a number of visionary customers and oddball […]

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A Blueprint for Living with Construction Noise

August 27, 2018

Toronto is getting noisier. Noise complaints have been trending upward for the last several years, and the city’s current noise bylaws don’t do enough to protect the residents of Toronto from construction noise. Our municipal code does state that construction noise is only allowed between 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday to Friday, and 9 […]

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Why Should You Care About Construction Noise?

August 21, 2018

For many of us, hearing is a vital part of our everyday lives. We use our hearing for many normal day-to-day functions. It helps keep us safe, allows us to interact with our loved ones, and is a major part of how we experience the world around us. However, we often take our hearing for […]

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How to Plan an Accessible Event

August 16, 2018

Why Plan an Accessible Event? It’s the right thing to do! You may decide to plan an accessible event for a number of different reasons, whether related to business or compliance. But ultimately, it comes down to human rights. Events should be inclusive, and designed so that people of all abilities, genders and races can […]

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Protecting Public Safety During Construction

August 10, 2018

It’s no accident that “Safety and Accountability” is one of Modu-Loc’s core values. We strongly support, encourage, and promote safety on all job sites – especially those that are in close proximity to the public. Those who work in this industry know that protecting public safety during construction is not optional. It’s an obligation. This […]

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Hot Weather Survival Guide for Construction Workers

August 2, 2018

The dog days of summer are upon us, and outdoor workers need to take extra special care to protect themselves from the heat. We recently published a post about heat and sun safety for event organizers and staff. We’ve built upon that post to include relevant hot weather safety tips for construction site workers, who […]

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Hot Weather Survival Guide for Outdoor Events

July 19, 2018

The summer events season is in full swing, with outdoor festivals, concerts and sporting events taking place across Canada. Here in the Great White North, we love taking complete advantage of our relatively short summers. Hot weather means outdoor events are crowded and patios are crammed every weekend…we need to get our dose of sunshine […]

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Finding the Right Stability Solution for Temporary Fence

July 16, 2018

Why Do You Need a Stability Solution for Your Temporary Fence? Your perimeter fence is what keeps your site safe and secure. It is your last line of defense against intruders. That’s why it is vital for you to ensure the stability of your fence line at all times. Of course, Modu-Loc fence is strong […]

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Best Practices for Installing Modu-Loc Fence

July 12, 2018

Last week, we shared the basics of installing Modu-Loc fence. If that was “Fence Installation 101”, then think of this week’s post as the advanced class. There is a bit of a science to setting up temporary fence, and incorrect installation can result in a fence line that is more “safety hazard” than “perimeter protection”. […]

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