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What is the UK law concerning fences and gates?

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When you are making alterations or additions to your property related to fences and gates, you should make sure you are aware of the regulations and laws surrounding such work. Planning permissions cover a wide variety of construction work and keep your building in line with national and local guidelines. Most people will not know … Continue reading

What makes a Good Fence Installer?

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If you’ve decided it’s time for a new fence, you may be considering whether to do it yourself or hire a professional. This choice will depend greatly upon whether you have the strength, knowledge, skill and time to carry out the job well. If you don’t feel confident enough that you can complete the job … Continue reading

7 Things to know before installing a new fence

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Before installing a new fence, there are many factors you should consider to ensure longevity and to also select the best fence for your requirements. A new fence is an investment, contributing to the overall look of your property, and so it is important you do your research and are prepared before beginning any work. … Continue reading

Types and Uses of Garden Sheds & Summerhouses All Year

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Types of Garden Sheds Garden sheds provide the perfect way to utilize your outdoor space. Potting sheds – To keep your plants safe and healthy. Workshops – Dedicate an area to a hobby or storage space for lesser used items such as tools. Garage – If your home isn’t fitted with a garage, garage sheds … Continue reading

Benefits of a Swimming Pool Safety Fence

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A swimming pool is a dream purchase for many, but it’s easy to get caught up in all the fun and luxury one can provide and forget just how dangerous a pool can be. Without an effective safety barrier in place, you’re at risk of having that dream turn into a nightmare. Fences have been … Continue reading

Types of Fences and Their Best Uses [Infographic]

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All fences provide additional security, privacy and protection to a property. In addition, you can paint all types of fences to add your own decorative touch to your property, too. However, each type of fence holds its own unique characteristics, making some more suited to specific circumstances than others. Here, we’re going to look at … Continue reading

Top Tips for Finding the Perfect Fencing Contractor

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Secure, stylish and durable: these are the key features you need to look for when looking for a new fence. But finding the right products is only half the battle because it’s just as important, if not more, to find the perfect fencing contractor to install your fence, too. However, with so many fencing contractors … Continue reading

The Importance of Sourcing Sustainable Wood Products

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In the modern age, with global warming and climate change becoming an ever more pressing issue, the importance of sourcing sustainable wood products has never been more crucial. That’s because failure to use sustainable supplies of raw materials will see accelerated climate change and the global temperature rise. But it doesn’t have to be this … Continue reading

Pros and Cons of Wooden Gates

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Wood has withstood the test of time and remains a favourite gate building material, despite tough competition from aluminium, wrought iron and uPVC. When choosing a new garden or driveway gate it helps to understand the pros and cons of each material available to you, including maintenance costs, longevity and style recommendations. Pros of Wooden … Continue reading

Best types of wood for Wooden Gates

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Wooden gates are a popular home improvement and can offer a certain grandeur to a property while also improving security and privacy. How a wooden gate ages, whether it can be painted and the durability of the gate depend on the type of timber selected to make it. This may sound like a lot to … Continue reading