Panel Fence Installation
Seaford – Newhaven – Peacehaven – East Dean – Saltdean – Lewes – Eastbourne
Looking for panel fence installers near me? Then you have come to the right place.
What is Panel Fencing?
Panel fencing is an extremely versatile type of fence because of the many variations available to purchase off the shelf. Fence panels come in a multitude of sizes, shapes and decorative style. Different panels have different uses including screening, marking property boundaries and dividing up areas of garden or outside space.
When compared to closeboard fencing, panels are easily repaired or replaced as long as the posts are undamaged. Panels can also be cheaper, this is dependant on the panels used. Prices range from £20 – £80 for a 6ft wide panel, keep in mind the cost of a post, Postmix, gravel board and fixings will need to be added to the panel cost.
The most popular type of panel for a fencing project on a budget in an overlap type fence panel. Feather-edge panels are long-lasting and in the mid price range for panels. Decorative fence panels are very popular, but are at the higher price range.
Why Seahaven Fencing?
Why you should choose Seahaven Fencing for your next garden fence project in Seaford, Peacehaven or Newhaven:
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Reasons for Choosing a Panel Fence
If you have a limited budget or want a specific type of decorative fence, a fence made from panels is most probably your best option. Another option for choosing a panel fence over all other types of fencing, is if you want to easily replace panels should any be damaged. Its easy done with minimal tools.
When we estimate projects or provide a quotation, we will always offer impartial, free advice.
Panel fences can be used for both private or domestic houses and commercial properties. Popular for its wide range of styles and prices. Panels are great for screening boundary lines, breaking up large areas or creating a barrier for children or pets.
This type of fencing is extremely versatile. It can be built at different heights and shapes including a convex or concave finish, capping or trellis can also be added to the fence to increase its appearance and total height.
Wood, timber and concrete are the most commonly used materials for posts. Concrete posts if fitted correctly will last many years without any maintenance.
KEY BENEFITS OF PANEL FENCES
- Many shapes and style available
- Wide range of price options
- Ideal for front and rear gardens
- Easily replaced in damaged
- Can be used with wooden or concrete posts
- Gates can be easily added to fence runs
- Ideal for increasing privacy in your garden
- Variety of heights. Standard width is 6ft.
Fence Panel FAQs
Most frequent questions and answers
Fence Panels can cost £100+ to supply and install. This price is dependent on the quality of the panels and wherever they are decorative or not.
Many types of fence panel are available. Types include:
- Traditional Fence Panels
- Contemporary Fence Panels
- Closeboard Fence Panels
- Feather Edge Fence Panels
- Lap Fence Panels
- Decorative Fence Panels
- Trellis Fence Panels
- Lattice Fence Panels
- Hit and Miss Panels
- Picket Fence Panels
All fence panels come with a 10 year guarantee against rot. Cheap fence panels are easily damaged during storms or high winds. Its worth spending as much as your budget allows on quality, sturdy fence panels.
Fitting a gravel board between your fence panel and the ground will protect the panel against contact with soil and reduce premature rotting of the panel.
Fixing your new panels to your post can be done i a few different ways:
- Nails: The traditional way to fix panels to posts is with long sturdy nails. Future repairs and replacements can be a little tricky when going down this route.
- Screws: This method is arguably stronger than nails. But has the benefit of easy removal as long as you own an electric screwdriver.
- Panel brackets: This method looks very neat and is very strong.
Panels are very easy to replace compared to closeboard fences.
No, all fence panels are pressure treated to ensue a long lasting, maintenance free fence.
Panel fencing is slightly faster to erect than closeboard fencing. but because the maximum width of a panel is 6ft, a fence run of panels requires more posts. The total time to erect a run of fencing is similar to closeboard and panel fencing.
Fence panels are 6ft wide and come in the following heights:
- 2ft high (6×2)
- 3ft high (6×3)
- 4ft high (6×4)
- 5ft high (6×5)
- 6ft high (6×6)
Newhaven, Seaford, Peacehaven, Lewes, Telscombe Cliffs, Saltdean, Rottingdean, Brighton, Eastbourne
At Seahaven Fencing, we specialise in panel fence installation for private gardens, residential and commercial properties throughout the Seaford, Peacehaven and Newhaven area. We are professional, local fence and gate installers with a focus on service and quality of workmanship. We undertake repairs of all fence types, decking and posts as well as offer grass re-turfing and high-pressure washing. We use trusted, local suppliers to source the highest quality timber and materials and offer a 10-year guarantee on all timber against rot and insect damage.