Knowing how to build a fence is one of the more useful DIY skills to learn. And if you learn how to do it properly, your DIY fence will look evey bit as good as a professionally constructed fence. But it’s important to learn how to build a fence the right way – without taking any shortcuts, that way your DIY fence will last for a good many years.
Building a good fence can make a big difference to a property. It’s out there for the whole world to see, so all the more reason to make sure it looks good and is built well. Why let someone else take the credit for a job this important? Follow the instructions and tips laid out in this guide and you’ll be able to build a fence yourself.
There are some points to consider prior to construction; fence design and its suitability to your home, privacy issues, wind shelter, legal obligations, requirements of the local authority, boundary definitions, consultation with neighbours, how it blends with the local environment, and of course, cost.
This Easy As guide will show you how to construct a simple post, rail and paling fence, but can be adapted for any fence design depending on your enthusiasm.
Watch the video guide “How to build a fence” now, then come in-store to Mitre 10 for everything you need to get the job done. And make sure you check out the rest of the Mitre 10 Easy As guides at https://www.mitre10.co.nz. for more projects you can do yourself. Plus, join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mitre10/and we’ll keep you up to date with news, special deals, prizes, and handy advice.