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How to Prevent Fence Rot

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There aren’t too many things that you’ll need to protect your fence from, but rot is certainly one of them. Rot is a particularly relentless enemy of wooden fencing, affecting the look and structural integrity of your fence. Even worse, since your fence is constantly in contact with damp soil, rot can seem impossible to … Continue reading

Best Wood Preservatives

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Here at Barnard Fencing, through the means of our blog, we’ve made it our job to offer advice on how to create, arrange, decorate and recycle different forms of fencing. However, we also provide technical knowledge relating to our industry, too, which is why, this month, we will be offering a list of the main … Continue reading

6 Ways to Recycle Old Fence Boards

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If you’re getting a new fence, there is always a small problem that comes with it: what are you going to do with the old one? Surely there is nothing you can do with those old rickety fence boards, right? Wrong. There are plenty of fun and innovative ways in which you can recycle old … Continue reading

How to Hide a Fence

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Although some fences can be pretty and decorative, most are there to fill a role: separating one plot of land from another. Since fences are often more functional in nature, we tend not to pay much attention to the way they look. This is fine in public spaces, but what if your neighbour puts a … Continue reading

Fence Post Caps: What Are They and Do I Need Them?

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Well-built and well-arranged fencing can really set off the perimeter of your property, helping your garden or decking stand out from the rest. As such, it’s extremely important that you do your utmost to keep your fencing and the posts that it’s composed of in excellent condition. This is where fence post caps come in. … Continue reading

Types of Wood Rot: What Rot Have You Got?

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There’s a huge question mark that hangs over wood rot, and the question is: “what kind of rot have I got?”. It can be concerning when you find signs of wood rot, as wood that’s left untreated can be destroyed beyond the point of repair. What we want to help our customers with is how … Continue reading

Front garden fence ideas

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It can sometimes be tricky to settle on a front garden fence, which is why we have put together a simple guide to help you find out exactly what it is you’re looking for. The questions you will want to ask yourself are: Do you want or need to sacrifice security for a decorative fence? … Continue reading

How to stop cats climbing fences

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This month with Barnard Fencing, we will be discussing the multiple ways to stop cats climbing your fences – whether yours or a stray cat – to ensure your garden fence is protected and stays in the best condition it possibly can. Cat fences If you’re wondering how to stop cats climbing your fence you … Continue reading

Who is responsible for replacing or repairing a garden fence?

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After storms have struck, many people will find their fences blown over or damaged, but if you have an adjoining garden with a neighbour, who’s responsibility is it to repair or replace it? It can become a real issue between neighbours if both parties are unaware of who is responsible for the garden fence. It’s … Continue reading

Do I Need Planning Permission for a Garden Shed?

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For a standard shed (that is less than half of the size of the garden) you will generally not need planning permission (but make sure you have a suitable space and base for your shed). In this month’s article from the team here at Barnard Fencing, we will discuss when you will need to ask … Continue reading