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How to choose your fence panels

Fence panel selection can be tricky and crucial to your projects. To help you choose proper panels, we have written a guide about the type of fence panels and their behavior. This guide has all you need to know about fencing in Derby.

The guide will alleviate your concerns about choice of a fence panel in Derby and also will tell you how the selection should be made.  Fences provide security, boundary and privacy being the basic function of a fence. However they are also designed to have an artistic appeal and to revamp the landscapes. Following are the few types of fence panels that can be used for your fencing project in derby.

1. Waney Edge Fence Panels

Waney Edge Fence Panels are also referred to as overlap panels due to their appearance. These fences are created by expert fitters from renewable timber. The long lasing nature of this budget fence has made it a preferred choice with life up to 15 years. They can be stained as per requirements and need minimum maintenance.

2. Feather Edge Panels

Feather edge panels are well known for strength and durability. These are long-lasting fences perfect for backyards where you could frequently play ball games and not be worried about damage and repair. To appreciate the looks, often double sides are added to these fences. Timer can also be treated for longer durability. Feather edge fence are a perfect choice for gardens and playgrounds with added attractiveness and advantage of durability.

3. Trellis Panels

Trellis garden fence panels are famous for being a decorative choice in fencing. They made from an open framework of intersecting pieces of wood, bamboo or metal. They come in a variety of timber species, styles and sizes and can be stained. Trellis is often left in its natural look as well to appreciate and blend in with the surrounding.

Trellis garden fence panels are a multipurpose decorative choice for unsightly views of pools and open areas. They are widely preferred over ordinary solid panels due to aesthetic reasons.

4. Picket fencing is a favorite when it comes of creating boundaries for pets. Picket fencing is distinguished by evenly spaced vertical units attached to each other with rails. An added advantage to its look is the low height which does not block the view of setting. Picket fencing is not only available in timber but PVC is also a popular choice. PVC has a lifetime of warranty and it does not need additional protection by staining or coating. Picket fencing are also used for decorative purposes particularly the PVC white fence that is resistant to water and moisture and can be used around plants and for landscapes.

5. Hit and Miss

Hit and Miss is a characteristic garden fence that gets its name from the alternatively fixed back and front panels. These panels overlap and create a unique hit and miss pattern where both sides look exactly the same. These panels are ideal for a better view due to the arrangement of panels. This fence can also be used with slotted jackpots. They are airy, allow wind to pass through.

6. Closeboard Fencing

Closeboard is a very economical fence most appreciated for its durability and usage. These fences are ideal for protecting properties because they are strong and durable. Gardens with non uniform surfaces can be best done with this kind of fence. They are made of feather edge boards aligned vertically supporting on wooden rails can be erected to follow the ground contour. Closeboard fences can be protected with a cap on top and also by dip treating the timber.

7. Fancy Panels

Fancy panels as the name suggest are a stand out amongst other types of fences. These can painted in various colors and can also be treated with continental products. Fancy panels can only be bought by well managed resources such as forestry control.

8. Bespoke Fencing

These are beautifully crafted handmade fences ideal for gardens. These are made with a variety of timber choices and can be stained, painted and cut to bespoke sizes. You can use bespoke fencing as is or add decorative trellis tops for a solid looking frame. These fences are long lasting and do not show the run off odd sized panels as they can be customized to your requirements of fence size.


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Derby DE24 8JY
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