Monthly Archives: May 2010
There are a number of different sized metal post support spikes available on the market for different fence heights. Using a metal spike means that you can avoid digging a big deep hole within which to place your fence post. Keeping a timber fence post out of the soil (above ground level) also helps to reduce the likelihood of the post rotting.
The most common sizes of metal spike include:
A 600mm (24 inch) spike – this will support fences up to 1.2m (4 feet) high.
A 750mm (30 inch) spike – this will support a fence which is 1.8m (6 feet) high.
In order to drive the spike into position you will need to use a sledgehammer and/or driving tool. Remember to check the ground for underground services before starting. To protect the socket end of the fence support w
With warmer weather upon us; what better time to think about sprucing up your garden? Make the most of the weekend and get ready for summer by adding instant appeal to your garden with a quality timber garden arch.
Whether you’re a gardening novice or a DIY expert, We supply a wide range of garden arches in simple kit form. Here, we show you how to create a charming focal point in four easy steps with the Rustic Rose Arch:
Lay the components onto the ground, checking and familiarising yourself with the pieces.
Build the roof section by standing the two short sections onto their sides. Nail the mitred ends together with the nails, producing a ‘V’ shaped section.