There are many types of fencing to choose from. These include concrete post, wooden post, picket fencing and slat and rail to name just a few. Fencing can offer privacy from neighbours and make your home more secure. The most popular material used for fencing is wooden panels.

Concrete Post Fencing

To erect a new concrete post fence, you should first decide on how tall you would like your fence. The most common size is 6ft (1.8m tall). This wouldConcrete Post Fence
include a 1.5m tall panel and a 0.3m tall kick board at the bottom. You should then concrete your concrete posts into the ground making sure that 0.6m of the post is below ground level. This ensures that the fence will not move in the future. If you were to choose a 1.8m tall fence your concrete post would need to be 2.4m tall.

You then need to ensure that you space the posts the correct distance apart from each other to ensure the panels fit securely and also that the posts are straight. Once the concrete has set and the posts are secure, you can now fit your kick boards and panels.

FenceWooden Post Fencing

To erect a new wooden post fence you first of all need to choose what size posts you are going to purchase. We recommend using 100mm x 100mm square posts for the most secure fence. Once you have decided on the height of your fence you can then purchase the correct post length. You need to concrete 0.6m of the post into the ground.

You then need to ensure that you space the posts the correct distance apart from each other to ensure the panels fit securely and also that the posts are straight. Once the concrete has set and the posts are secure, you can now screw your fence panels onto the wooden posts. Ensure to use enough screws so that the panels are secure.

Picket Fencing

To erect a picket fence you need to first of all choose what size posts you are going to purchase. We Picket style fencingrecommend using 100mm x 100mm square posts for the most secure fence.Once you have decided on the height of your fence you can then purchase the correct post length. You need to concrete 0.6m of the post into the ground. For this style of fencing you need to attach upper, middle and lower horizontal support beams. Once you have attached the support rails, you can then add vertical slats in a picket fence style.

Slat and Rail fencing

Slat and rail fencingTo erect slat and rail fencing, you need to first of all choose what size posts you are going to purchase. We recommend using 100mm x 100mm square posts for the most secure fence.Once you have decided on the height of your fence you can then purchase the correct post length. You need to concrete 0.6m of the post into the ground. For this style of fencing you need to attach upper, middle and lower horizontal support beams. Once you have attached the support rails, you can then add vertical slats.

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