Category - Fencing

How to repair a fence post

Repairing or replacing a fence post can be an elaborate and difficult task. To make a long lasting repair you should remove the fence panels either side of the affected post. Dig the post out and remove all of the...

How to concrete a fence post.

Concreting a fence post can be a deceptively difficult task. The slightest error here could ruin your entire fence. Let’s begin with your choice of fence post. You must ensure that the post is made from treated timber...

About stepped fencing

Stepped fencing refers to fencing that is stepped up or down or staggered, to accommodate a slope or tiered ground. It is constructed in exactly the same way as normal fencing, except that it is staged or staggered to...

About fencing – how to bolt down post supports

Most fence post supports are concreted into place, but whether it is a fence post, patio or gazebo post, there are occasions when concreting is not a viable option and you may need to resort to bolting it down instead...

About fence post spikes

Fence post spikes are useful when you cannot dig a large enough hole to concrete the posts. The spike is driven into the ground, usually with a sledgehammer and the post is secured to the spike with a bolt on the side...

About fence panels

Installing a panelled fence is no more difficult than any other kind. As with all fences, the preparatory work is essential for a professional looking finish. Panelled fencing is easily erected on relatively flat land...

About feathering out

The term feathering refers to anything that starts as one thickness and thins across its width, much like a bird’s wing. Feathering is a common technique used in overlap fencing, but it can also be used to soften lumps...

About close board fencing.

Close board fencing uses feather edged boards, attached vertically to fencing rails, which are fixed between posts. Typically, the fence posts are concreted into the ground, spiked into the ground or possibly even...

About chain link fencing.

Chain link can be a cheap and easy fencing solution for you. As with any type of fencing it is important to get the foundations right, but it is more important with chain link fencing if you are to ensure that the fence...

About gravel boards

A gravel board is the term used to describe the board that fills the gap under fencing panels. They are used to prevent gravel and soil from damaging the fence. While all fencing materials should be appropriate for use...