Timber Slat Fence Tarneit
Timber Slat Fence Tarneit – Modern fences are being built to match the current growing trend in modern house design in Australia. This is very square and rigid buildings and angles.
A picket fence with a feature such as a wave or step feature would traditionally be the premium front fence. In recent years the slat fence has become more popular compared to the traditional picket fence.
Today the standard post and rail slat fence come in variety of materials. This can be pine, steel, aluminium and premium hardwoods, like merbau. There a multitude of finishes of which each having its advantage.
Timber Slat Fence Tarneit – The dressed treated pine slat fence can be painted. This will seal the timber and prevent warping to increasing the life of the timber. A Trait of timber hardwood fences and deck leach tannin. This happens after the timber is exposed in the sun for a few weeks. Will result in a natural substance of reddish-brown appearance leaking from the timber when it rains or the fence receives a hose down. This will bleed onto and stain surfaces underneath such as concrete and pathways. Leaching will occur more than once and may cause problems. Tannin Leeching should be considered when deciding where to position hardwood fences.
Traditional timber fencing is built using timber posts. A growing trend in the Melbourne market is the use of light gauge steel posts with the construction of the timber slat fence.
A new product now available is a 50×50 light gauge steel post. This is 1.6mm thick and known as a light gauge square steel post and vastly superior to the older style timber post.
Timber Slat Fence Tarneit – If you’re looking for a timber fence installation or supplier contact us for a Free, No Obligation quote. You can either email or fax your details to us for further assistance.