Installation of metal picket fence with their hands

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Landscape Design
28 May 2016

Fashion in landscape design is changeable, but the wooden fence remains the most popular type of fence on our sites.Manufacturers are trying to modify the "classics", surprised gardeners something new.So, it went on sale picket fence made of metal, has shops and a plastic fence.However, the proverb says that "the best - it is the enemy of good", so only time will tell how news can press our childhood usual, air-, light- and vzglyadopronitsaemye wooden fences.


video tips on building a fence - evroshtaketnika ↑

Advantages of wooden picket ↑

can not say that a wooden fence picket was very durable and easy to clean.Usually it is enough only for 5-10 years, and painting for almost a year.But he has two indisputable advantages: the tree - traditionally the cheapest stuff we have such a

fence can do with their hands full, what is called "inside and out."

wood can be painted in any color or to emphasize the naturalness of wood stain, varnish.Picket fences on the photo to help get an idea how to be beautiful, cozy and rustic at the appropriate area of ​​the fence simple natural material.

fence on the site
Wooden fence - a pastoral and a homely

How to make a fence picket ↑

To create a picket fence with their hands need:

  • thick board for supporting pillars:
  • bar for lag;
  • Edged board shtaketin.

screws and nails, galvanized better to take.

First you need to measure the land and make the necessary calculations - as necessary pillars and shtaketin.Distance between the posts depends on the length of the lag.

Poles digged not less than a quarter of their length.Underground parts necessarily need to be processed against rotting.Suitable bitumen, tar, creosote.If the soil is sandy, have an additional pit pour concrete inexpensive brands.All the pillars should be fully aligned, each separately, and in general all the row.From the flatness of the pillars depends neat appearance of the future of the fence.

wooden fence
usual wooden fence, and how noble looks

After installing pillars will only come to them with nails lags already stuffed them shtaketinami.Tops shtaketin can be left as is, and they can be processed by a conventional jigsaw pattern, giving shape arrow, the dome or tulip (as pictured).The distance between shtaketinami depends on your wishes.Do you want to make a light, airy fence - nailed shtaketiny 10 cm;need tight cursory glance - leave a gap of 2 cm.

Form shtaketin
shtaketin form - flat, canopy, boom, tulip

Benefits evroshtaketnika ↑

metal picket fence made of wood much more durable, but it will cost more.For its production using galvanized steel with polymer coating.Factory polymer coating eliminates the need for regular painting of the fence, it does not fade for a long time without peels, not crack.Generally evroshtaketnika far more pluses than minuses.Of the minuses can be noted only the risk of injury, but it is if the top shtaketin not be rounded.You can improve security by installing a fence on top of the ridge bar.

Set metal fence just a little harder wood.Columns (metal or concrete) digged to a depth of 120-150 cm, if necessary concreted.Metal joists to the posts are welded, the weld area is covered with paint to prevent corrosion.Shtaketiny fastened to the joists with screws, gap - 2-4 cm.

Metal evroshtaketnik
Eurocottage very "to face" metal evroshtaketnik

Features of the fence of corrugated ↑

It is now often seen in suburban areas.It is cheap, looks solid wood, does not need painting.However, it can not be called strong, since the thickness of the metal is minimal.If after such a fence someone tries to climb, you will immediately notice it on bended shtaketinam.

But it is easily and quickly installed by yourself, especially if you do not buy individual shtaketiny and ready-made section.Crepe, as well as all types of fences to poles, dug into the ground.They can be anything - a brick, metal, concrete.

familiar to all profiled in a new guise

Benefits plastic picket fences ↑

to give a plastic picket sales already catching up with wood.Of course, such a fence can not land on the perimeter fence, but as a design element within a portion of it is simply irreplaceable.They divide the land into zones enclose flowerbeds, the beds and individual trees, provide them the playing area.Finished units are attached to the plastic fence posts, scales pillars dug (or stuck) into the ground.

types picket
Plastic fence is easy to install and carefully looks

have plastic has a number of advantages: it does not injure the person (which is very important if the section of running kids) do not need to be painted or coated, if necessary, the fence can be easily dismantledand going to a new place.Disadvantages also manifest in the case of buying low-quality product - a plastic quickly fade, and may even break for 3-4 season.

As you can see from the article, there is a choice and it is up to you.Any picket fence looks good and ennobling the territory, if it is done carefully, carefully installed and is in tidy condition.You can only select this type of fence to you like it was "afford" and carry out its function.