Types of Wood You Should Consider for Your Fence


Although there are many fencing materials on the market, most Australian homeowners still prefer timber fences. When you install a wood fence in your backyard, you'll get the desired privacy and security, and your home will not look like a prison wall. But to have an outstanding timer fence, you have to choose the right type of wood depending on your needs. Other factors like climatic conditions also determine your choice.

15 March 2019

2 Possible Reasons Your Automatic Gate Isn't Working Properly


If you have installed automatic gates on your property, you are no doubt enjoying the convenience they offer when you wish to enter or exit your home. However, from time to time, you may experience problems with your automatic gates. If your gates are not operating correctly, it is essential that you understand some of the possible causes. Below is a guide to some of the issues which can affect your automatic gates.

30 December 2018

Why Chain Mesh Fencing is Ideal for a Children's Play Area


Children need to play outside, and they need to be able to do so in a safe and secure environment. As such, whether you have a commercial or residential property that accommodates children, you need to find proper fencing to ensure that the children will neither be able to wander off or be taken away by strangers. There is a wide assortment of fencing materials that you could consider. Below are some of the reasons why chain mesh fencing would be ideal for securing a children's play area.

29 August 2018

Installing New Gates? Here Are Some Reasons to Consider a Cantilever Design


Selecting new gates for your home can be an uphill task due to the vast array of options in style, design and materials that are available. However, one of the designs that are proving to be a favourite for both commercial and residential properties is the cantilever variety. The term cantilever essential translates into a model that "hangs over". Therefore, in essence, these gates do not need to be mounted on tracks like conventional sliding gates but instead are supported using rails.

14 February 2018

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Installing a Residential Fence


Installing a residential fence is easier today than ever before, as many fence styles and materials come in kits that include preassembled parts and sections and which might only need standard household tools to put together. While it can be easier for a homeowner to install their own fence with such a kit or other fabricated pieces, there are some common mistakes you'll still want to consider and avoid in order to ensure your home's fence is erected properly and will last for years to come.

26 October 2017

Important Details to Discuss With Your Contractor About a Glass Pool Fence


A glass pool fence is a good choice for any home, as it means an unobstructed view to the pool, for added safety if you have children who will be swimming on their own. Glass fences also let lots of sunlight into the pool area, and glass won't get damaged by pool water and chemicals, so you won't need to consistently resurface it, as you would a metal or wood fence.

21 August 2017

Gate Escape: Things to Consider When Choosing a Gate


As more and more people are concerned with securing their homes and their privacy, having fences and gates constructed around your property may well be on your mind.  Not only can a fence secure your property, but there are so many styles available that it can also really suit the look of your property.  However, if you're thinking about having a fence with a gate constructed on your property, then there are several decisions you'll need to make.

6 December 2016

3 Crucial Steps in Ensuring Your Stainless Steel Balustrades Never Corrode


Stainless steel balustrades are less susceptible to corrosion when compared to other metals, such as wrought iron balustrades. However, corrosion spots may eventually develop on those stainless steel balustrades if you didn't take the necessary precautions to keep that eventuality from happening. This article discusses some of those precautions that can help you to ward off rust spots from your stainless steel balustrades. Select the Right Stainless Steel Alloy Several stainless steel alloys exist on the market.

1 December 2016

5 Convenience Elements of Colorbond Fencing You Should Know About


Investing in your home often requires making some important decisions and choices. With reference to choosing fencing, you want to select a fence that will effectively enhance the security and privacy of your home. Choosing the perfect fence will require some evaluation of the many options available in the markets. Colorbond fencing are becoming popular among many homeowners. These fences are an excellent alternative to the typical timber or brick fences.

30 November 2016

Your New Dog: Is Your Fencing up to the Task of Keeping It Safe?


When you make the decision to adopt a dog, you're also going to need to get all the other things that a dog needs to be happy and healthy. Some of these things might seem perfectly obvious, such as food, bedding, and a leash. But what about the exterior of your property? Even dogs who spend the majority of their time inside your home will need to be left outside and unsupervised from time to time.

22 November 2016