Terminology Explained

3 Way / T Post - Allowing for panels to be joined at a 3 way junction with out the use of brackets (More secure attachment)

Arbour - A light, open structure either formed from trees, shrubs, or vines closely planted and twined together to be self-supporting or formed from a latticework frame covered with plants. Arbours are generally less extensive and less substantial than "pergolas".

Battens - Supporting Timber members that form the framing of a fencing panel, providing a more durable structure

Chevron - A Continental fence panel forming a central ‘V’ shaped design, with the cladding positioned in a 45 degree angle

Corner Post - The post that sits at the corner where two lines of fencing meet

Close-Board - A panel primarily associated with security fencing, with vertical overlapped cladding in a featheredge pale

Concave Top - An inwardly curved top

Convex Top - An outward curve also known as a domed top

Dip Treated - The wood is dipped into a treatment tank, offering a basic form of protection against rot and weathering. It is recommended that Gravel Boards are used with these products

Decorative / Ornamental Fencing - Provides for traditional fencing needs with added aesthetic appeal

Easy-Post - The Easy-post is a steel sleeve that slips over existing concrete posts allowing to raise the height of the fence post in seconds without any DIY Skills

End Post - The post that goes at the end of a fence or at entryways and gates. The terminal post provides the main support for the entire fence Includes corner posts, end posts, stair-step posts and gate posts

Feather-Edge - A wooden pale with a rustic finish, when fitted and overlapped, it will cope with seasonal movement and offer rigidity

Fence Base - Allows the attachment of posts to existing concrete platform

Fence Laying - Delivering materials to the fence line prior to installation

Fence Line - The actual position of the line

Finial - To add further aesthetic appeal to the garden fencing

Fixing Clips - Simple meal brackets that allow the panel to be securely fastened to the post

FSC - Timber approved by the Forestry Stewardship Council (an independent non profit) organization which promotes responsible management of the worlds forests, and certifies that the wood is sourced from forests which are managed to the highest environmental, social and economic standards.

Galvanized nails /screws - Galvanized metal is coated in zinc With zincs corrosion resistant properties it elongates the life of the products by preventing rust, and also avoids discoloration of the wood

Gardenhouse - An ornamental, usually open, garden structure used for dining, viewing, or relaxing.

Gazebo - a small structure, usually roofed and open-sided, located in gardens or parks from which one may gaze out over the surrounding grounds.

Pavilion - a part of a building that projects outward from the rest, or the detached or semidetached units into which a building is sometimes divided.

Pergola - A structure with open wood-framed roofs, often latticed and supported by regularly spaced posts or columns, and covered by climbing plants such as vines or roses, shading a walk or passageway Pergolas are distinguished from "arbours" which are less extensive in extent and structure.

Pressure Treated – The key benefit of this process is that the preservative is forced under vacuum pressure right deep into the heart of the wood and the grain structure. The preservative becomes an integral part of the wood; guaranteeing a long life (15+ Years) and protection against rot.

Smooth Planed Timber – Timber that has been planed to remove the rough surface