If your garden fence is looking worse for wear, don’t sit on the fence anymore about it, make your mind up to throw it out with help from green waste removal in Melbourne. Once you have gotten rid of your old one, you can arrange a new one. A new garden fence will not only look great on your property, but you’ll have much needed privacy and security that your old fence may have lacked. Don’t feel daunted about installing a new fence yourself, here’s some great tips to help you erect your new garden fence.
Decide on a new style of fence
Fences might not seem important, however, a fence can be as functional or fashionable as you desire. There are plenty of options you can choose from, and your final choice might depend on what the main purpose is that you need it for. Knowing whether it is for decoration, safety, or privacy, can determine what materials you should choose for your fence. You will also need to think about if you fence posts will be set in the ground with just gravel and dirt, or set permanently with concrete.
Gather the tools
Before you even start pulling your fence down (if it’s not falling down on its own accord), it’s a good idea to have the right tools ready for the job. To get started you’ll need fence panels and posts, a tape measure, spirit level, nails, saw, hardware or heavy duty gloves, eye protection, and a post hole digger or shovel.
Pull down your old fence
Now you’ve got what you need to remove your old fence and install an new one, you need to get rid of your old fence. Once you’ve pulled it all down and dug out the posts, get some help to remove the mess for you. A company that specialises in Green Waste Removal in Melbourne will be able to get rid of anything you don’t want or need for your new fence. Once the old fence is gone, you’re ready to start putting up your new fence.
Position your posts
The exact installation process will vary depending on the type of fence you have chosen, however, there are a few tips that extend across the different types of fences. To start putting up a new fence, make sure that you properly position you fence posts. Correctly positioned fence posts will provide stability and add longevity to your fence. To position the posts for your new fence, make sure they are no more than 6 feet apart (use your tape measure and mark accordingly). In fact, the closer your posts are together, the stronger the fence will be. Heavy-duty posts should be positioned at the corners of your fence to provide extra support at the anchor points. Once you have put in your fence posts, allow the cement (if you used cement) to dry for 24 hours before putting up the rest of the fence.
Once your fence is up, you can add any latches or gates that you need to. If you have any left-over rubbish, fence posts, or trees and shrubs that you had to dig up in order to put up your new fence; you can get rid of those by calling a professional green waste removal company in Melbourne. You can trust Mustcollectrubbish.com.au to come to you, and assist with your green waste removal in Melbourne. Call Must Collect Rubbish today for green waste removal in Melbourne on 03 9773 0636.