Fence Staples

Fence staples, also known as fencing staples or U-nails, are a type of fastener specifically designed for securing fencing materials to wooden posts. They have unique characteristics and applications that set them apart from other types of fasteners like nails or screws, including:

  • U-shaped Design: Fence staples are typically U-shaped or resemble a staple, with two sharp legs and a flat, broad head. This design allows them to securely fasten fencing materials like wire, mesh, or fabric to wooden posts by wrapping around the material and gripping it tightly.

  • Secure and Durable: Fence staples are designed to provide a secure and long-lasting attachment for fencing materials. Their U-shaped design ensures that the fastener won't easily pull out or loosen, even in high winds or when subjected to tension.

  • Easy Installation: Installing fence staples is usually straightforward and doesn't require specialized tools. A hammer is often sufficient to drive them into wooden posts, making them a convenient choice for DIY fencing projects.

  • Versatile Applications: Fence staples are commonly used for a wide range of fencing applications, including agricultural fencing (e.g., for livestock), garden fencing, wire mesh fencing, and more. They are suitable for attaching materials like wire, fabric, or mesh to wooden fence posts.

  • Reduced Risk of Splintering: Unlike nails or screws, fence staples are less likely to cause splintering in the wooden posts during installation, which can help preserve the structural integrity of the wood.

  • Minimal Material Damage: Fence staples can be removed relatively easily if needed, and they leave less damage to the attached fencing material compared to other fasteners.

  • Weather Resistance: Many fence staples are manufactured from galvanized steel or other corrosion-resistant materials, making them suitable for outdoor use in various weather conditions. This helps prevent rust and deterioration over time.

  • Designed for Fencing: Fence staples are specifically designed for fencing applications, which means they are an ideal choice for ensuring a secure and stable fence structure.

  • Low Profile: The flat head of fence staples allows them to sit flush against the fencing material, which can help prevent snags or injuries to animals or people coming into contact with the fence.

AFT Fasteners carry a large selection of fence staples in both steel and stainless steel materials from top brands such as DeWalt, Grip-Rite, Maze Nails and Simpson Strong-Tie. Shop online or contact us for a quote today.