Monthly Archives: June 2011
Many people ask us why a timber fencing post is more suitable than a solid concrete one, but for us, the choice is obvious. Whether it is a sturdy property divide you require, or simply a bit of extra decoration to your garden, timber fence posts are a natural and very capable tool for the job.
You may think that a concrete post is a safer option simply because it looks like it will be longer-lasting but, let’s face it, they’re just plain ugly and environmentally-unfriendly! In any case, timber posts will last you longer than you think; pressure-treated ones in particular are made to last for at least 15 years which is why they come with an anti-rot guarantee. Timber posts are much nicer to look at and will blend in with your garden and your chosen fence panels much better than industrial-looking concrete ones.
Putting a timber post into the ground with a post spike could not be easier, whereas the rather haphazard method of bundling into a hole forming the base of a