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Add privacy and protection to your home by installing fences and gates. Whether you want security or to mark boundaries, we’ll find you a range of local fence and gate installation experts to keep your property looking smart and safe.

How long does it take to install automatic gates?

It depends on the size of the gates but usually between two and three days.

How long does it take to install fences?

Most fences can be installed in one to three days.

Do I need planning permission for new driveway gates?

You will need planning permission if your new gate is going to be taller than 1m, particularly if it is next to a public road or footpath.

Do I need planning permission for new fences?

You will need planning permission if your new fence is going to be taller than 2m above ground level. You will also need permission if your fence height is higher that 1 metre and you live next to a road or footpath.

Is it true that each property owns the fence on the left?

There is no general rule regarding fence ownership. It will be determined by how the boundary lines were split by the vendor when the properties were built. Each boundary should be shown in the deeds of the property.

Can I paint my neighbour’s fence?

You need permission to paint the fence side facing your property. You can plant freestanding plants or shrubs next to your neighbour’s fence or erect your own fence adjacent to theirs on your side of the boundary. However, you cannot fix panels or trellis panels to their fence without their permission.

How much does Fence and Gate Installation cost?

This will vary according to the number of fences and gates you choose. Prices will increase according to the sizes and types of fencing and gates you choose.

Your expert fence and gate installer will be able to advise you on the full range of fences and gates available and will be able to help you select the best one to suit your needs. They will also be able to answer any questions you may have. Use Bark to get free quotes and find a fence and gate installer to add privacy to your home today.

Why should I install fences and gates?

There are a number of benefits to adding fences and gates to your property which include:

  • Adding privacy – This is one of the most important aspects to consider when buying a property. A well installed and smart fence will help guarantee your privacy at all times in your home. This also helps to protect you when you are outside the home such as sunbathing in the garden. It’s also helpful to keep your pets safe and help prevent them from unnecessarily barking at neighbours.
  • Adding security – Security is a huge reason that people invest in fences and gates which help to deter burglars and prevent intruders. It is also helpful to protect you from wild animals entering your property as well as keeping your children and pets safe.
  • Adding a perimeter – Land is such a valuable resource that is important to mark out your property to prevent people from encroaching it. A fence helps mark out where your land starts and ends and helps you avoid disputes with your neighbours.
  • Safety reasons – Fencing is a critical investment if you have children or pets who like to play in the garden and there is a road close to your home. A fence can give you peace of mind that your dog will not attack passers-by if it has aggressive tendencies.
  • Smarten your property – Fences and gates can also add instant appeal to your house thereby increasing the value of your home. It’s important to choose a design which matches the aesthetics of your neighbourhood.

What are the different types of fences available?

Choosing a fence type can be difficult with each type offering different benefits.

You can be confident that any of the Bark local fence and gate installers listed will help you select the best one to suit your needs.

  • Solid fence panels – These are the gold standard in offering total privacy. They are manufactured without gaps in the slats to provide a solid timber screen. Featherboard, also known as Closeboard or Feather Edge fencing, can be installed up to a height of 1.83m complete with a gravel board of up to 150mm. This offers complete protection from intruders.
  • Decorative or Semi-Solid panels – Decorative panels can create a welcoming and stylish welcoming entrance to your home. They are made of horizontal slats of timber with small gaps between each slat supported by a strong supporting frame. Venetian, Louvre and Metro fence panels are types of semi-solid panels where the slats allow light through and allow air to pass through them.
  • Trellis fencing – If you love gardening, trellis fencing is a good option as it allows plants to grow round the top of the fence and allows sunlight through the top of the panels. Trellis panels are available in square, diamond or tartan styles and offer greater visibility through the panels.
  • Picket fencing – Picket fencing is a traditional style of fence made of wooden picket pales attached to a rail. These smaller fences are normally installed in front gardens to improve the appearance and security of a property.

What are the different types of gates available?

Gates are great for offering safety and security to the entrance to your home.

Gates are available in a variety of different materials which include stainless steel, aluminium, PVC, aluminium alloy and wrought iron gates. You can choose from two important variants, a manual gate or automatic gate which is possible to be opened by pressing a button.

  • Sliding gate – These gates come with a sliding mechanism and open sideways. They are useful with properties with limited space and can be either manually or automatically opened.
  • Swing gate – These are great gates for adding aesthetic appeal to your home and are available in manual or automatic options.
  • Retractable gate – When you are low on space, a retractable security gate is a good choice as the panels fold up easily.
  • Vertical pivot gate – These are also useful for properties which are low on space and are impressive with their range of movement and style.

What should I look for in a fence and gate professional?

Before you choose a fencing installation professional, you could take a look for qualifications and memberships such as The Fencing Industry Skills Scheme/Construction Skills Certification Scheme (FISS/CSCS) card and the Level 2 Diploma in Fencing (NVQ).

Before you choose a gate installation professional, you could take a look for qualifications such as the NVQ in Specialist Installation Occupations - Door, Gate and Shutter Systems (Installation), BFT approval and Gate Safe training.

Before choosing a professional, you may also want to ask for examples of past work, which could include images of different types of fences and gates that they have installed in the past. You could also look at their profile page on Bark, and Bark can show you fence and gate installation reviews from past customers too, as well as examples of work that they have completed. This might also help you get some ideas of the types of fences and gates you are looking for on your property.

Should I choose wooden or metal gates?

Metal gates are aesthetically more appealing but offer less privacy than wooden gates.
Wooden gates offer higher levels of privacy but need regular maintenance. Wood gates have to be regularly treated or stained. Aluminium gates need minimum maintenance and can either be painted or powder coated.
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Mcd property solutions offers Reliable service carried out by professional trades men with years of experience and friendly service. We do not charge vat

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What do you love most about your job?

Being a sole trader is good so im on my own time apart from when im working for a customer,meeting new people and the sense of achivement on completing a job (small or big)

What inspired you to start your own business?

To achive a successful business that hopefully will grow and become one of the leading companies in the uk and beyond.

Why should our clients choose you?

Friendly reliable sevice from trustworthy professionals. Free no obligation quotes. Work carried out by mcd property solutions is completed to a high standard. we aim to please for customer satisfaction. we as a team come with over 10 years experience . As we are new to bark.com we are striving to build our company profile and would appriciate potential customers to give us the oppertunity to show what we can do.

Can you provide your services online or remotely? If so, please add details.

As our trade requires hands on manual labour it is not possible to provde online service how ever potential customers can view our bark profile or find us at mcdpropertysolution.co.uk

What changes have you made to keep your customers safe from Covid-19?

As a covid 19 safety measure we will and do comply with all safety rules in place to protect our customers and our selves

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Top service. Fast, efficient and very friendly.

06 Apr 2024

I wanted to mount a very large TV within few hours Haney came and checked the wall from any wires or pipes He made it look so easy Thank you Haney I will call him again

06 Apr 2024

I had a large patio at the back of my Garden, Haney came and looked at it sent me the quotation and within 1 week Jane has done an excellent job for me I am planning to have my garden organised and featured Haney is the man 100% recommendations

06 Apr 2024

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