Category: Fencing

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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date posted on
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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date posted on
12 Sep 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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date posted on
03 Aug 18

How to put up a fence with concrete posts

If you want your fencing to form a long-lasting barrier, then you need to look for the strongest possible posts. Wooden posts look great, but regardless of the treatment you give them, they will never match the strength of metal or concrete posts: concrete is a wonderful value material that guarantees decades of maintenance-free support for…

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date posted on
01 Jun 18

The complete guide to pet fencing

We love our pets: we love them for their individuality; we love them for their freedom. But these charming animal spirits aren’t such great news when you’re watching a much-loved family companion charging off towards a busy road. This is where pet fencing comes in. Being a responsible pet owner means keeping your animals safe…

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date posted on
01 Jun 18

10 spring garden tips to get summer-ready

The only reliable thing about the British weather is its unreliability. But although the time when spring will be finally unsprung is a changeable feat, you can plan good spring garden to prepare for the season of seeds, spring cleaning, and maybe even some sunshine with these spring gardening tips.   1. Clean and replace…

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date posted on
18 Apr 18

How to build a wire fence with wood posts

Wire fencing is a quick and cost-effective way to put barriers around even large areas of land. It’s a staple of agricultural and animal fencing, and chain link fences are also popular with gardeners, home chicken keepers, and pet owners. AVS Fencing can supply everything you need to erect your wire fence with wooden fence…

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date posted on
29 Mar 18

The AVS fence post spacing guide

Like most outdoor DIY tasks, getting fence post spacing right is easy enough if you follow a few simple rules. It’s time that’s worth taking, both for the function and the look of your fencing project. There are two categories when it comes to fences and getting the spacing of your posts right: panel fencing…

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date posted on
23 Mar 18

Erecting Timber Palisade Fencing

Spacing palisade boards The normal spacing for a palisade garden fence using 75mm wide palisades is 75mm, other spacings from 25mm upwards are also chosen to suit individual circumstances. Closer spacing will help prevent young children climbing on the lower rail of the palisade fencing. It is normal to use rounded tops around children. Arris rail connections…

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date posted on
21 Feb 18

Chestnut Coppice Products

With increased interest being shown by our customers in our chestnut products, we thought we would tell you a little more about them and the history of Chestnut Fencing. The Facts Below you will find three interesting facts about chestnut coppice products.   The production of Chestnut coppice products is a key part of the…

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date posted on
21 Feb 18