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Cheap Decking – Buy Cheap, Buy Twice!

Cheap decking materials may seem like a bargain, but in the long term it pays to be aware of the drawbacks. For al fresco entertaining, a wooden deck is often considered to be a lower cost alternative to a traditional paved patio. While this can undoubtedly be the case, the initial outlay isn’t the only factor you’ll want…

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21 Sep 18

Fence boundaries – a guide to who’s responsible

We all – well, nearly all – want to get on with our neighbours. Whilst we all might want to get along, disputes over boundaries can be a wonderful shortcut from sharing cups of tea to sharing cold stares. However, by following this guide, you should avoid any serious fallings out, and save yourself the…

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21 Sep 18

A Comprehensive Guide To Closeboard Fencing

An Introduction to Closeboard Fencing Closeboard fencing remains the most cost-effective way to build a solid boundary that will stand the test of time. Closeboard fencing can also be incorrectly described as shiplap or feather board fencing, but essentially these descriptions refer to the same type of construction. Due to the versatile nature of the product,…

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12 Sep 18

Clever Decking Designs

Need some decking ideas to spruce up your back garden still? Creating bespoke garden decking is easy, and now is the perfect time to get it going! Turn your decking ideas into reality, and you can enjoy it for years. There are many options when it comes to which decking materials and layouts you can select, and…

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29 Aug 18

AVS Fencing Supplies at BBC Countryfile Live

At AVS Fencing Supplies, we’ve been busy providing the materials used to bring to life The Famous Five Garden at the BBC’s Countryfile Live show in the grounds of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire! Watch the first chapter of the Famous Five Garden project: Our friends at BNE Landscaping took the lead on using AVS materials…

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09 Aug 18

Using AVS sleepers to build raised beds for your garden

One of the core products we’ve supplied to The Famous Five Garden project at BBC Countryfile Live on the grounds of Blenheim Palace are ​sleepers​ for raised planter beds. Sleepers are ideal for landscaping projects of endless varieties, balancing versatility with robustness for a flexible gardening solution which you can trust will last. At BBC…

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04 Aug 18

AVS materials used at BBC Countryfile Live 2018

AVS Fencing have been working with Hachette Children’s Books, the publisher of children’s book series The Famous Five, to supply all the materials needed for the build of their themed garden at BBC Countryfile Live 2018, on the grounds of the magnificent Blenheim Palace. To give you an insight into what goes into a project…

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03 Aug 18

How to Build Decking

It’s time to bring your great decking ideas to life! To save you money, time and hassle, here are a few tips on building garden decking. It will help you to know a bit about styles of decking design, wood stain options, and some specifics about how to build a deck. The basics apply for any type…

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03 Aug 18

How to Lay Decking

If you want to know how to lay decking, you have come to the right place.  Laying decking can be done quickly and efficiently when you follow certain guidelines. It is important to remember that each deck will be different in its structure as it is dependent on the amount of space underneath the deck. There…

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02 Aug 18

10 reasons decking is a garden investment

Let’s be honest, putting decking up is a commitment. It’s not difficult to do, but it is certainly a sizeable DIY project or something you might even want to call in the professionals for. While the value of decking keeps getting better and better, fitting decking into a good-sized area can still add up. So,…

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01 Aug 18