Fencing News Blog

THE PERFECT TIME TO CHANGE

Those looking for an alternative to concrete for fencing projects would do well to consider DuraPost® by FENCEMATE, due to a range of performance and installation benefits. What’s more, there has never been a better time to make the switch with the DuraPost® Trained Installer Scheme. This will provide crucial product and installation training, as […]Read More

FUTURE PROOF ELECTRIC FENCING TO MAXIMISE LONG TERM BENEFIT

Taking the time to produce a well-designed electric fencing infrastructure can give an excellent return on investment according to Mark Oliver, Sales Manager with Gallagher UK who says it will pay to plan the system carefully. “As with any capital investment, the aim must be to maximise the return on that investment over its lifetime,” […]Read More

ZEDLOCK INTRODUCES RECYCLED PLASTIC FENCING RANGE

Security product retailer Zedlock has introduced Hanit recycled plastic fencing to its product range. Since 1993 Hahn Plastics has been manufacturing recycled plastic products. Made from a blend of HDPE and polypropylene, their Hanit range of 2000 products comprise fencing, landscaping, ground protection, water management, and outdoor furniture products. Zedlock has compiled a selection of […]Read More

WESTERMANN PRODUCTS SWEEPING ACROSS NORTHERN IRELAND

It has often been said that “where there is muck there is money” although I would have to question the truth of those sentiments, I would more phase it “where there is muck there is a problem” this is where Westermann comes in with a “solution”. For the above statement Mr Alfons Westermann decided that […]Read More

COMMUNICATIONS CAMPAIGN TARGETS TREATED WOOD SELLERS AND BUYERS

Recent market research by the Wood Protection Association (WPA) and Timber Trade Federation (TTF) highlights that when it comes to buying and selling treated wood meaningless generic expressions such as ‘pressure treated’ and ‘green treated’ are common. The inaccurate or vague description of preservative treated products inevitably increases the chance of a treated product failing […]Read More

A FOCUS ON THE FUTURE WITH TREEWAY

Business is booming for Staffordshirebased, family firm Treeway as the UK embraces home improvement and DIY during these surreal times. Indeed the business, operating since 1977, is a great example of the kind of firms that will form the backbone of recovery from Covid-19 and a perfect bellwether for the sector as a whole. Treeway […]Read More

TREATED WITH CARE WITH ELLPRO

Merchants are forecasting a busy period as the agricultural sector turns its attention back to fencing this Autumn. Due to the mild and exceptionally wet conditions during last Winter and early Spring, much of the planned fence repair and replacement was put on hold. Landowners will be keen for contractors to complete work on fencing […]Read More

GROWING BUSINESS AS USUAL AT WELCH FENCING

A quick visit to Welch Fencing’s well designed, e-commerce website (www.gardenfence-panels.co.uk) suggests that this is one smart operator that really does mean business. It’s a veritable one stop shop for all things fencing! The Preston-based firm, founded 45 years ago by Bill Welch, is focused on getting it right and is being rewarded by consistent, […]Read More

BAND OF BUILDERS HELPS NORFOLK FATHER

A Norwich father-of-four suffering from a rare neurological disorder will finally regain some of his freedom thanks to the efforts of a group of kind-hearted tradesmen and women. Chris Joy, 42, suffers from Cerebellar Ataxia, a rare degenerative neurological condition that only affects 10,000 people in the UK. The condition means that Chris, who worked […]Read More

COVERS HELP LOCAL HOSPICE

The team at Covers Timber and Builders Merchants in Chichester has helped patients at the Rowans Hospice Charity by donating three parasols to its Living Well Centre. Last year, patients at the Rowans Hospice, based in Waterlooville, Hampshire, couldn’t enjoy the Living Well Centre courtyard garden area due to a lack of available shade. Richard […]Read More