Blog for fencing Tips and ideas in North Kent

Welcome to the Sheridan Fencing Blog! Beyond the posts and panels, and here, we're pulling back the curtain to showcase our passion and expertise. Dive into our stories, tips, and insights, and get to know the faces behind Sheridan Fencing.

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Palisade and Picket Pale Calculator

Calculate the number of pickets\palisade pales for your fence. Enter length, choose gap size, and get instant results. Perfect for DIY planning or initial estimates. For professional advice, contact Sheridan Fencing for a free, comprehensive quote.

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How Many Featheredge Boards Do You Need Calculator

Estimate the number of featheredge (closeboard) boards for your DIY fence project. Simply enter your fence length to calculate boards needed. Perfect for planning, but remember: for a precise quote, Sheridan Fencing offers free professional estimates.

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Fence Panel and Post Calculator

Plan your fence with ease using our Fence Calculator! Enter your fence length in feet, cm, or meters, choose your post type (Slotted, 3x3, 4x4), and click Calculate. Get estimates on panels, posts, and actual fence length.

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Choosing the Right Paint for Your Fence

Fences can fade after 8 months. We recommend Cuprinol for a fresh, durable look. Our top 2024 colours: Cuprinol Silver Copse Fence Paint (most popular, sleek grey), Brown Forest Oak (classic, natural), and Forest Green (blends with greenery

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How to Fix a Leaning Fence Post

In Medway, we fixed a fence post pushed over by a tree for 20 years. Our DIY guide details assessing the post, digging around the base, repositioning with a lever, and securing it with quick-drying cement, making the fence as good as new.

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Lockable Garden Gate Lock

Upgrade your gate security with the Gatemate lock! Easy to install, versatile, and reliable, it's the perfect solution for any gate. Contact us at 01634 660732 for expert installation. Serving Medway, Gravesend, Maidstone, and Sittingbourne.

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Gravel Boards for Panel Fencing

Smooth face, dish, recessed, and rockface concrete gravel boards offer diverse options for panel fencing. Choose sleek modernity, decorative dish shapes, lightweight convenience, or rustic rock aesthetics to enhance your fence's style and functionality

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Fencing Contractor near me

Looking for a trusted fencing contractor near you in Medway, Sittingbourne, Maidstone, or Gravesend? Sheridan Fencing brings over 40 years of local expertise to your doorstep.

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Temp fencing Review - Sheridan Fencing

At Sheridan Fencing, we firsthand witnessed the Panacea Triple Arch Traditional Railings' excellence in a customer's garden. Swift and stylish, these temporary fences impressed with an interlocking system

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Double-Sided Closeboard panels

Closeboard panels can be made double-sided by adding feather edge boards. This transforms aesthetics, boosts privacy, and enhances security, offering a refined fencing solution.

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Closeboard Fencing sizes

Closeboard fencing offers a versatile design with standard 9ft, 10ft, or 8ft bays. Adaptable to windy areas by adjusting post intervals. Customizable gravel boards in wood or concrete enhance durability.

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Fencing on a slope

Closeboarding on slopes demands precision. Using fencing string lines over post markings ensures a fence that aligns with the terrain's contours

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Uneven fence panels

Discover the importance of finishing touches in panel fencing. Explore common pitfalls in fence installations and learn a simple yet effective technique to ensure long-lasting structural integrity.

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Affordable Fence Repair

From panel replacements to post fixes and closeboarding revamps, we prioritize quality and affordability. Trust us for a fast, friendly, and reliable fencing solution.

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Met Post Removal: Fencing Tips

Master met post removal with Sheridan Fencing's expert tips. From testing movability to leveraging tools, learn the art of efficient post extraction. Safety first!

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Cheapest Fencing Guide

Sheridan Fencing offers budget-friendly privacy fencing in Kent and Medway. With over 40 years of experience, we recommend Waney lap panels with 3x3 posts for the most economical solution.

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What fence panels are best for windy areas

Durable Closeboard Panels for Windy Areas: Choose Closeboard Panels for superior wind resistance and privacy. Ideal for exposed locations, these robust panels paired with concrete slotted posts ensure stability and longevity.

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Who gets the good side of the fence

When building a fence, UK etiquette suggests facing the attractive side towards your neighbour. This promotes good relations and enhances aesthetics. However, as the fence owner, you can choose.

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Hedgehog and Fencing

A comprehensive guide on hedgehog-friendly fencing, including product recommendations and installation assistance. Tips provided on spotting hedgehogs, checking fencing, and creating a safe garden environment.

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Local Fencing supply Yards in Medway.

Local Medway fencing yards: 40 years' expertise. Competitive prices, quality materials, personalized service. Support community, quick turnaround, and sustainable practices. Variety, flexibility, and enduring relationships.

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