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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

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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

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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

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Types of Wooden Gates

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Privacy, security and visual appeal are all key concerns when it comes to your garden. A fence is a great start, but you’ll still need something to properly cover the various entryways into your front, back or side gardens. That’s where wooden gates come in. Like fencing, there are a number of things to think … Continue reading

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Garden Security Part 2: Gates

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Following on from last month where we discussed the security of your garden in relation to your fences, we’re now going to talk about wooden gates. There is an obvious difference here as the gates are actually meant to be a point of access, however, they are meant to be used only by you and … Continue reading

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Wooden Gates: The Safest Choice For Your Home

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You will no doubt have worked hard to make your property look nice, taking pride in everything from your garden to your guttering, but what about safety? When it comes to providing ease of access as well as security, nothing works better than a wooden gate, nor does anything look nearly as good. So what … Continue reading

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