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Building fences with ground screws

A fence may not be the most exciting thing to have on your plot or land, but in many cases it is necessary. And if you need to protect something – children, animals, plans or your plot, a fence is probably the most flexible option. 

You do not need a building permit to set up a fence so you can set it up anywhere on your plot. With one exception – to set up the fence on the plot boundary requires that you have agreed to the project with your neighbor.

Easy to assemble

Setting up a fence is not very complicated; however, the material can weigh a lot and in many cases two people may be needed when assembling. Before you buy your material, you should draw a sketch of the area you want to fence in. Make the sketch as accurate as possible and mark corner posts and gate posts clearly on the drawing. You will use the sketch a lot when you visit your builders’ merchant and buy materials. With the sketch as a guide, the merchant gets a clear picture of your design, which means that he can give you the right material and, also, some useful tips.

Be careful with the ground

A common pitfall when it comes to fence installation is neglecting to check the ground where the fence is going to be mounted. There may be water pipes in the ground under your fence that must not break or there may not be enough flat ground where the fence gate should be placed. Before you hang the gate, you should examine the ground around the gate properly, as it is important that the area is level so that the gate can be opened and closed without catching on the ground. A good tip is to also think about how big a gate you actually need. Even if you do not plan to drive through the gate with two cars, it may still be practical to have a double gate.

Use Stop Digging’s ground screws when anchoring your fence

With our ground screws, it will be cheaper and easier to set up your fence! Instead of digging up the entire garden and putting in concrete supports, you can use our ground screws with a much better and more stable result.

We have screws for all different types of soil conditions and construction. Our pipe screw is excellent for anchoring a fence, but if you have difficult terrain on your plot, we can help you find the best solution for you!