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Let’s be honest. Most gardens will need some type of fencing…..



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Fencing · Garden Design · Exeter

A solid robust fence provides security and privacy to your garden design, Exeter.  Fencing heights vary. However, fencing can dominate a garden space. Usually either being unloved or creosoted to death. Fencing doesn’t need to be dull or boring. Exeter Landscapes great fencing design guide  Exeter.  A smart fence will enhance your garden.



Fencing Options · Exeter

Years ago your fencing options were severe.  Cheap feather edge fence or lap panels.  Treatment was mainly limited to black or brown creosote.  Fencing was seen as a utility item in your garden design, Exeter.   Over years better panels in a variety of styles have come to the market.  Treatment for your fencing has greatly improved.  Stains are available in a variety of shades that are easy to apply.  And will enhance the grain of your fencing.  Wood paint will give you a solid colour.  Without showing the colour.  Oils simply protect the timber from OV and ‘feed’ the wood.



Rough Saw Fencing · Wood Treatment · Exeter

Remember most fencing is rough saw.  Pretty rough and unfinished.  This timber will ‘drink’ up any timber treatment.   For this reason.  Wood stain is the most economical option for treating your fence.  Smooth tanalised panels will work well with solid timber paint.



How much paint of stain · fencing Exeter

It’s a good idea to work out the square meterage of your fencing.  Check the coverage of your timber treatment and work out your costs.  Allow for 2.5 coats.  The 0.5 is for a generous first coat.   Barn paints are cost-effective for large areas.  Especially if you by a large drum!



Sadolin •  All Coat · Barn Paint · Fencing Exeter

Choices include whether you want a solid colour.  Or enhance the grain.   And cost.  Barn paint is probably the cheapest.  With a pretty good finish.  And good for rough sawn timber.  Sadolin does have some good shades.  Avoid anything brown, green or blue.  These tend to date.  If you are daring  Cuprinol ducks back, in BLACK.  looks great.  And makes foliage and plants really ‘pop’.


All coat looks great.  It is a solid colour and it is flat or matt in appearance.  It doesn’t go far in on sawn timber.  And it’s expensive for long runs of timber.  Great for cladding and sheds.  It doesn’t require a primer or undercoat.  And news one coat.  It will cover timber, plastic or metal.


Sadolin has a great variety of wood stain products for your fencing.  Its a stain.  So you will see the grain.  Easy to use and apply.  Becare for staining paving when applying any of these products.  Use cardboard or a paint protector sheet.



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Slatted Fence · Garden Design · Fencing Exeter

Slatted fencing is a great way to add interest to any garden design project, in Exeter.   Adding a Slatted fence can create a modern contemporary feel to your garden design Exeter.


Create a Focal Point

Add a focal point by adding a slatted fence to your garden design Exeter.. A focal point leads the eye creating a contemporary space. Making a garden space appear larger.


Mask Areas

A Slatted fence is great for masking unsightly areas in your garden. Add a slatted fence on top of existing fencing panels, walls, or outbuildings.  Exeter landscapes slatted panels are constructed from either softwood & hardwood slats.  Great slatted fencing, Exeter.  Choice the height and the spaces between the slats.  A Slatted fence can be left natural.  Or painted or stained.


Styles ⋅ Finishes ⋅ Softwood ⋅Fencing Exeter

Softwood slatted fencing panels can be left natural in Exeter. Weathering to an impressive contemporary silver-grey. Don’t worry. We only use treated tantalized timber. Each slat and support is pre-treated with a wood preservative.  Creating a robust, long-lasting slatted fence.


Add a contemporary twist to your garden design Exeter. Paint or stain softwood panels in contemporary colours. Great contemporary colours are available from Cuprinol or sadoline.  Barn Paint is a cost-effective alternative for larger areas.  Sadolin highlights the grain and protects the timber.


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Styles ⋅ finishes ⋅ hardwood ⋅ fencing exeter


Hardwood slatted fencing is available in meranti timber, Exeter. Other options can include Cedar panels. We don’t recommend staining or painting our hardwood slatted fences. Careful oiling is your best option. Highlighting the timber’s natural grain. Resulting in a classic-looking finish. Oiling will also protect your timber.  Maintain the panel’s rich color and will prevent timber splitting over time. Osmo has some great products available.

New slatted hardwood panels are naturally rich in color. Allow your new panels to weather before oiling. Weathering seasons the timber. Opening the pores of the timber. Helping the oil to penetrate the timber panel. We recommend you don’t oil your hardwood panels during the first 6 months.  Then oil your slatting fencing annually in Exeter.  The fence can be varnished or lacquered such as yacht varnish.  This will require a bit of prep. And you may have to apply several coats for a glossy deep finish.  Oiling will be quicker and easier!


Off the shelf slatted panels ⋅ fencing Exeter

The majority of our slatted panels are bespoke. Constructed from lengths of timber direct from the sawmills. Cut to size and carefully installed on-site.  A variety of does companies provides panels kits online. Offering an installation service or guide DIY installations. It’s worth noting that although the products may appear of good value.  In-house installation costs can high.  Premade panels can go value.  Are in some instances quick to install.   It’s worth having a look in person to check the quality of your slatted fencing panels in Exeter.



Q-garden multi-purpose screening ⋅ fencing Exeter

Q-garden is a multi-purpose screening product.  Great for providing privacy screening around the garden. And filling in gaps under elevated decks.  It can also be used to create a decking balustrade.  It’s available in softwood timber.  And in a variety of pre-painted finishes. Great for any fencing project Exeter.







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Hide old walls or outbuildings with contemporary timber cladding.  Cladding installation is similar to slatted fences.  Boards are generally wider.  Available in both softwood and hardwood timbers.  Finishes include natural or pre-painted colors and shades.  Cladding is great for hiding or updating old outbuildings in your fencing project Exeter.  Timber cladding is available in both softwood and hardwood options.  Most are smooth and preplanned.   Some being machine tongue and groover.  Others with gaps.  If the back of the building or fence is visible.  Painting it a dark color before installing the fence/cladding is a good option. It will make the cladding ‘pop’ out and give its definition to your fencing product Exeter!



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Trellis is great for adding extra height to your fencing. Great for an overlooked garden. Adding extra privacy for entertaining. Add when constructing a new run of fencing.  Or retro-fitted to an existing fence. Options include square or curved trellis.  Curved trellis looks like great square feather edge fencing or square panels.  Softened with climberssoftwood slatted fencing can also be added to the top of existing fencing. Adding extra height and a contemporary feel to your garden design fencing Exeter.  Trellis always looks go with climbers.  Avoid ivy. It grows quickly and is invasive.  It can also add a lot of weight to your fencing.  Causing damage.  White jasmine is a great climber. Evergreen.  Great jasmine scent in summer.  And not too heavy or invasive.  More importantly, it’s evergreen.  Give you coverage all year long!





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Soften your fencing by adding climbers. Climbers add vertical greenery to your garden. Great for small garden design. Where space is at a premium.  Climbers are great for breaking up long runs of ‘dull’ fencing.  Add climbers to your garden fencing by attaching a wire climbing frame, to each panel in Exeter.


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Adding a planting bed will soften your fencing.  Choose a contemporary or traditional planting scheme.  Softening your fencing Exeter.


Contemporary planting ⋅ Alliums ⋅ Olive ½ Standard ⋅ Hebes ⋅ Phormium ‘baby bronze’.

Traditional planting ⋅ Crocosmia ⋅ Rubeckia ⋅ Verbena ⋅ Pennisetum Grass ⋅ Euphorbia.



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Feather edge fencing ⋅ exeter

Feather Edge fencing comes in 100mm strips. Which is attached to timber posts and rails on site. Great for uneven gardens. Useful in gardens with obstacles such as tree stumps. Add a capping rail on top of the feather edge for extra detail. Generally quick to install once your get going.  Use a string line to create a straight run of fencing along your existing boundary line. Creating a great fencing project Exeter.


Lap panels ⋅ waney panels ⋅ slatted fence Exeter

Traditional panels are cost-effective for long runs of fencing in Exeter.  Timber or concrete posts can be used.  Concrete is longer-lasting.  It is easy to replace panels in concrete posts.  Add trellis for extra height and detail.  Remember to use longer posts if the trellis is to be added.  PostSecret will make the job a lot quicker and easier.  Top up any holes with a ballast cement mix.  Paint contemporary colors using barn paint or Sadolin wood stain.




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Close board fencing ⋅ Exeter

Similar in appearance to feather edge fencing. But in a panel form. The feather edge is attached to rails. And surrounded by a timber border. A variety of finishes are available. Close board fencing is considered more robust than Waney Lap panels. And is smarter in appearance. Hardwood and softwood close board panels are available.  Simply replace the panels over time in your fencing Exeter. Again treat with a quality wood stain or leave natural.  Black sadaline works well behind a lushly planted bed.  The plant really ‘Pop’ in a tropical planting scheme.


Decorative panels ⋅ slatted fence exeter

Panels constructed of woven timber or slatted. Contemporary and Tradition syles are available. Finishes include softwood and hardwood. Look great painted contemporary colors.  Great for traditional garden design projects. Giving a rustic feel to your garden.


Sizes ⋅ gravel boards ⋅ posts ⋅ fencings exeter

Fence posts can be supplied as tantalized timber posts or concrete slotted posts. We always recommend installing gravel boards. Also known as kickboards. They reduced the rotting of fence panels. Gravel boards and can be supplied as 6″ tantalized timber or 6″ or 12″ concrete gravel boards.  Avoid stacking up too many as they can look unsightly.  If you need to retain your soil or next door’s soil.  Soften with planting.  I would generally avoid painting then.  AS the results can look unprofessional!

Fencing panels can be supplied in a variety of sizes including: 6ft x 3ft, 6ft x 5ft and 6ft x 6ft.  Depending on your fencing needs Exeter.



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Date: July 23, 2017