A Timber Fence for Your Property: What You Need to Know

17 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog


Your home is a valuable asset. While it's important that you invest in appropriate door and window locks to prevent unwanted entry into your home, how will you protect the exterior of your home? For most homes, a well-maintained garden fence is the most effective way of ensuring your privacy and preventing intruders from accessing your property.

What should your fence look like?

Any fence you consider putting around your home must be perfect in keeping with the appearance of your property. You don't want to look out of your window and realise that the outside of your home looks more like a prison or an industrial unit than a residential property. To maintain the curb appeal of your home, you should choose top quality fencing timber that will enhance the appearance of your home.

Choose a bespoke garden fence

If you want to put up a simple fence, you can choose a supplier of fence panels and easily find a set of panels that will suit your home. That's fine if you are satisfied with a conventional appearance to your property. If you would like something a little more special, then why not consider a bespoke fence? By working with a team of highly skilled craftsmen and using top quality fencing timber, you can design and install a unique bespoke fence that is not only perfectly suited to your needs but also makes a statement about your taste and what your home represents.

Creating your fence

A fence should be a thing of style and beauty, but it won't remain that way for long unless you choose the right materials. Any wooden fence you construct will have to be strong enough to withstand the natural elements for many years. To create a strong, long-lasting fence, you will need to use top quality fencing timber and you will need to ensure that the timber is appropriately treated to help it stand up to the natural environment.

Treating your fence

Fence timber is commonly treated either by dipping it in a treatment bath so that the timber is immersed or with pressure treatment. This dipping treatment is designed to protect the timber against insects and fungus, while the pressure treatment aims to forces preservatives right into the centre of the timber. Your fencing experts will be able to explain the advantages of each method and suggest the best way of treating your top quality fencing timber.