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- Includes delivery in 1-2 weeks (or later if you wish)
- Prices fixed until Wednesday 6th March
These great value closeboard fencing panels are available in two sizes, 6'x6' and 6'x5' (1.83x1.83m and 1.83x1.53m). Quality features include square cut 8mm thick overlapping vertical boards with a strong fully framed construction and horizontal framing at narrow 18" centres (450mm) for extra strength and rigidity. Other features include a top capping rail. The panels are manufactured with sawn timber and treatment by total immersion is included as standard. The minimum order is three panels and you can add as many extra panels as you need. You can also add a wide range of accessories including posts, gravel boards, post supports and panel fixing clips.
- All timber used in the construction of this fencing panel originates from sustainable forests
- All panels are treated by total immersion in a high quality preservative
- Sawn timber throughout
- Square cut 8mm thick overlapping vertical boards
- Doubled outer frame to the top, bottom and both sides
- Horizontal framing at 18" centres (450mm)
- Top capping included as standard
- Minimum 3 panels supplied
- Add any number of individual extra panels, as few or as many as you need, subject to a minimum order of 3 panels
- Concrete fence posts in a choice of lengths
- Pressure treated timber fence posts in a choice of lengths
- A choice of fence post dimensions, either ex 3"x3" sawn timber (75x75mm) or ex 4"x4" sawn timber (100x100mm)
- A choice of post supports to suit 3"x3" or 4"x4" posts, including drive-in spikes and bolt down brackets
- Concrete gravel boards
- A choice of wooden post caps to suit 3"x3" or 4"x4" timber posts
- Panel fixing clips
- Rapid setting pre-mixed concrete for fence posts - no mixing, just add water, sets in 10 minutes
- Timber sleepers, ex 4"x8", approximately 8' long, in a choice of colours
- A selection of microporous wood preservatives in a wide choice of colours
SLOTTED CONCRETE FENCE POSTS: Slotted concrete posts include a full length slot or groove on each side which hold the fence panels in place without the need for any fixings. The concrete is reinforced along its length with concealed steel reinforcing bars set within the concrete which provide great strength.
Concrete fence posts are available in a range of lengths to suit your needs. The posts are set in the ground, normally in concrete. We recommend posts approximately 2' or 24" longer (600mm) than the fence height e.g. a 6' high panel requires 8' long posts.
WOODEN FENCE POSTS: Pressure treated timber fence posts are available in a range of lengths to suit your needs. The posts can be set in the ground, normally in concrete, or you can use galvanized steel post supports. If you plan to set your posts in the ground we recommend posts at least 2' or 24" longer (600mm) than the fence height e.g. 6' high panels require 8' long posts. However, for best results with 6' high panels we recommend longer 9' posts, which are 3' or 36" longer (900mm) than the fence height. Longer posts are also recommended at sites with a significant slope. If you plan to use steel post supports we recommend posts at least 1' or 12" longer (300mm) than the fence height e.g. 6' high panels require 7' long posts.
The most popular post size for fencing is 3"x3" but we also offer 4"x4". That extra inch does not sound much but it is much stronger. We recommend 4"x4" posts at any exposed site, especially for 5' or 6' high panels. It is also worth considering 4"x4" if you are paying for professional installation. The cost of installing fence panels with 3"x3" or 4"x4" posts is usually exactly the same but the fence with thicker posts should last longer.
CONCRETE GRAVEL BOARDS: Concrete gravel boards are suitable for use with slotted concrete posts. They provide a solid base for fence panels and keep the timber off the ground, which prolongs the life of the timber. Slotted concrete posts include a full length slot or groove on each side which hold the gravel boards and the fence panels in place without the need for any fixings. The concrete is reinforced along its length with concealed steel reinforcing bars set within the concrete which provide great strength.
WOODEN POST CAPS: Post caps are not only an attractive design feature but also an important way to protect your investment. The post caps cover and protect the exposed end of each timber post to keep the water out, which ensures greater durability. The wood has been pressure treated, a lifetime preservative finish. They are also a great way to enhance the appearance of your fence. Our post caps all feature a decorative round ball which also discharges rainwater. The wooden post caps are larger in area than the posts to ensure an overhang. The ideal fixings are small and narrow lost head nails fixed from above at an angle.
PANEL FIXING CLIPS: Our zinc plated steel panel fixing brackets are designed to fix our fencing panels securely, neatly and discreetly into timber posts. The U-shaped brackets are fitted at the ends of each panel and wrap around both sides. We recommend fixing 5' and 6' high panels (1.5m and 1.8m) using 6 clips per panel, with 3 clips each side. We recommend fixing 3' and 4' high panels (0.9m and 1.2m) using 4 clips per panel, with 2 clips each side.
GALVANIZED STEEL POST SUPPORTS: We offer a choice of different steel post supports to simplify and improve the installation process. Setting posts in the ground in the traditional way requires the excavation of deep holes. Care is also required when backfilling the holes. You can use wet concrete, dry lean mix concrete or compacted rubble. Concrete should be finished below ground level and chamferred away from the post at the top. At the bottom the post must penetrate below the concrete for drainage purposes. A degree of skill and effort is required and there is always the worry that posts set in the ground are more likely to rot over time. Posts set in our steel post supports should be set above the ground with little or no direct contact with the ground. We offer 2 types of steel fence post supports:
DRIVE-IN SPIKES: Short offcuts of wood are placed in the sockets and the spikes are driven into the ground with a sledgehammer. The offcuts should be about 8" long (200mm). You can use offcuts from the fence posts or any similar wood offcuts. This method can be very quick and easy, especially in softer soils. However, it can be harder in heavy clay or stony ground. It is not always as precise as other methods because a large stone below ground may deflect the spike slightly out of line. Professional fence erectors do not often use drive-in spikes which were developed for the DIY market. This is our most popular type of post support.
BOLT DOWN POST SUPPORTS: Bolt down post supports can save you a lot of work if your fencing passes over an area of existing concrete. Instead of breaking up the concrete or cutting a hole through it you can simply bolt one or two of these post supports directly into the concrete. 2 fixings are required per post support, on opposite sides, so you just need to drill a couple of holes. Although much easier to use these post supports are not as strong as the other options we offer, so we do not recommend fixing long runs of fencing this way. There are 2 slightly different types offered. The box shape socket surrounds the post to provide the strongest fix if this is your preference. The U-shape socket can be fitted with the flanges barely visible if this is you prefer.
RAPID SETTING PRE-MIXED CONCRETE: No mixing required, just add water. Sets in 10 minutes. Designed for fixing wooden or concrete fence posts quickly and easily. First excavate the post hole then fill it about one third full of water, then just pour the concrete mixture into the hole. Before pouring the post should be approximately in position. After pouring the position of the post can be adjusted as required before the concrete dries.
The concrete mixture includes sand, cement and additives. Supplied in tough weatherproof plastic bags, each bag contains a manageable 20 kilogrammes. A typical post hole requires 1.5 bags, based on a square hole 10"x10" (250x250mm) in area and 2' deep (600mm). This pre-mixed concrete has been formulated for domestic fence posts. It is not suitable for general concreting, screeding, mortar, render or if an engineer-specified strength is required. The minimum working temperature is 3 degrees centigrade.
TIMBER SLEEPERS: These chunky railway sleepers can be used in a number of different landscaping projects in your garden, such as dividing walls, edging, steps, as bearers or foundation beams under garden buildings, and so on. The overall size is approximately 100x200mm and 2400mm long (approximately 8ft), though they can be cut to suit on site if required. They have been pressure treated for added longevity. Pressure treatment is a lifetime preservative treatment.
MICROPOROUS PRESERVATIVE - DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR: Our quality microporous preservatives are impervious to water but not to water vapour. This allows the wood to breathe. You can order up to 3 separate colours if required. At least two coats are normally required with a further coat at periodic intervals.
Our 3 star preservative is practical and affordable with a choice of 4 colours. It covers around 10 square metres per litre and normally lasts 1-2 years before a further coat is required.
Our 4 star preservative is a high quality preservative which covers around 9 square metres per litre and normally lasts 2-5 years before a further coat is required. It is available with a choice of 12 colours.
Our 5 star preservative is a deluxe high build preservative which can be used to achieve a stunning finish. Each extra coat increases the colour and sheen. It covers around 8 square metres per litre and normally lasts 2-5 years before a further coat is required. It is available with a choice of 12 colours.
Based on average coverage five litres of our 4 star preservative is enough for two coats on an 8'x10' shed or an 8'x8' log cabin. Ten litres is enough for three coats on a 10'x16' shed or a 12'x10' log cabin. Coverage varies according to the smoothness of the surface and the porosity of the timber. We recommend that you order more than you need to be sure that you have easily enough. All of these preservatives are safe for use with children and pets. These microporous preservatives are only available when you purchase a Summer garden building or if you purchased a Summer building in the past. Prices include free mainland delivery to England, Wales and southern Scotland. Colours are only as accurate as reproductive techniques allow.
WATERPROOF COLOUR SEAL - DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR: This advanced water-based microprous timber treatment uses the latest high-tech nanotechnology to create a long-lasting waterproof wood coating that is environmentally friendly. It is suitable for use on all softwood and hardwood products and is especially recommended for use on pressure treated timber, including sheds, summerhouses, gazebos, fencing and garden furniture. This timber treatment will colour, protect and enhance your exterior wood. It contains a mould inhibitor to protect the coating and can be used on all outside and inside timber. It gives a traditional matt wood stain finish in a range of natural colours. It can easily be applied by sprayer, brush or roller. It is recommended that the second coat is applied as soon as the first coat is touch dry. We advise for ultimate performance the timber has a wood preservative pre-treatment. For the first treatment, two coats are recommended and will give a traditional wood stain finish that is long lasting. A further coat is recommended every 2-5 years. One litre covers approximately 10-12 square metres. Coverage varies according to the smoothness of the surface and the porosity of the timber. On average five litres covers a 12x8 shed with two coats and ten litres covers a 10x20 with three coats. It is recommended that 2 coats be applied. We recommend that you order more than you need to be sure that you have easily enough. The appearance of colours and shades may vary between different screens or devices. Prices include free mainland delivery to England, Wales and southern Scotland.
WATERPROOF CLEAR SEAL - DELIVERED TO YOUR DOOR: Our hardwearing clear seal is ideal as a clear varnish for bare timber or as a waterproof top coat for painted wood and pressure treated timber. It is also ideal as a waterproof floor varnish, especially the polyurethane clear seal. The smooth and shiny finished surface is waterproof and easy to clean. Available in a choice of acrylic or polyurethane, these colourless water based coatings are almost odourless and recommended for smooth planed timber only. One coat is normally required as a sealing top coat on painted or treated timber. A minimum of two coats are normally required on untreated wood. Up to three coats may be required for floors. An unsealed timber floor quickly shows muddy boot marks and other dirt. For best results a floor should be treated at the earliest opportunity while the timber is new and clean. On average five litres of our 5 star clear seal is enough for three coats on a 12'x12' floor, two coats on the walls of an 8'x8' log cabin or one coat on the walls of a 12'x16' log cabin. We recommend that you order more than you need to be sure that you have easily enough. The price includes free mainland delivery to England, Wales and southern Scotland.
- Delivery is normally around 1 week after order
- Our fencing prices include all delivery charges - unlike others we do not add delivery charges during the checkout process.
- Kerbside delivery with advance notice a day or two before.
- You can delay the delivery until you are ready but please give us at least 3 days notice
ENGLAND, WALES & SCOTLAND: Delivery is available to any mainland address in England, Scotland and Wales.
OFFSHORE: Delivery is available to the Isle of Wight. Delivery is not available to the Isle of Man or any Scottish Islands. Delivery is not available to Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland.
- All fencing prices include VAT.
ORDER ONLINE: You can pay with a debit or credit card. We also accept password protected online payments using Verified by VISA or Mastercard SecureCode.
METHODS OF PAYMENT: We accept most major credit cards and debit cards including VISA, MasterCard, VISA Debit and MasterCard Debit. We also accept secure online payments using Verified by VISA or MasterCard SecureCode. We do not accept American Express or Diners Club cards at present.
SCHOOLS, COUNCILS AND BUSINESSES: We supply many schools, local councils and businesses both large and small. The prices and terms are the same so you can order online if you wish. If you want to pay by BACS transfer or company cheque please email us.