It is important to review council regulations and get the necessary construction and planning approvals as many councils have arrangements to design partitions and street facades. Even if you already have existing fencing, you will need to hire a property surveyor to confirm the legal limits of the property.
Even if you plan to create an impenetrable wall of separation to keep these curious neighbors away from your business, you’re going to have to talk to them. At the latest, when the wall is in place, you no longer have to complain!
As with any construction or renovation, different materials will have different properties and benefits and will be available at different prices.
Let’s look at the design style and surrounding landscape when choosing the materials. For example, you may want low-combustible materials if you live in a fire sanctuary.
Looking for a natural option? The growth of a hedge can increase the height (and confidentiality) of a lower border wall or completely replace the need for a built border wall.
Housing protection must be a priority, especially as the current scenario makes it necessary. But you don’t have to be too dramatic when it comes to designing borders and fencing. They need to protect a house, set the property boundary and ensure confidentiality, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be pretty either!
You can be creative when designing a fence or a border for your home. Remember that this is an element that neighbours and passers-by see when they see the house of the street, so it has to look good.
In this book of ideas, we present 20 reasons for limits and fencing so you can choose what you plan to protect and beautify.