Wooden Fence Panels, What Are The Differences?

March 13, 2018

Choosing the Best Wooden Fence Panels for Your Garden

Fences have been the most decorative and cost effective way of marking boundaries for your outdoor space among other uses. For centuries, wooden fences have been used in different outer areas due to their variety, affordability, and maintenance and beauty value. Whether you want to fence a private area in your home garden, or for commercial properties, you will always get the right wooden panels that reflect your style and taste within your set budget. In addition to their attractiveness and improving the looks of your garden, wooden fence panels are widely used due to the varieties of wood to choose from and the ease to install, redesign or replace whenever need be. But is there a way to ensure that you get it right from the start? We have been making, supplying and installing wooden panels in different regions within the UK and we understand every aspect of wooden panels that can transform your outdoor garden.

Consult an Expert

Whether you are shopping for wooden fence panels for domestic or commercial garden, irrespective of the size, our experts at Sheds to Last offer free consultation and advice on the best design, type of wood and routine maintenance that will keep your fence strong for years. We can help you with site survey and then make recommendations based on our findings. We also do the costing for you with no obligation. Wooden fence experts will consider the purpose of your fence, environmental factors and the most appropriate design that will cater for all your requirements.

The Most Popular Types of Wood

The two popular wood species used to make durable wooden fence panels are pine and cedar wood. Both woods are preferred for their beauty and durability among other outstanding properties.

Wooden Fence Panels, What Are The Differences? Sheds to Last
Pressure Treated Wooden Fence Panels

–This is the most durable and most suitable for domestic fences. The wood has been treated with chemical preservatives and been put into a chamber to withstand damages caused by severe weather conditions and pests. However, pressure treated panels will still need regular maintenance but they are easy to work with and will serve you for years without the need for replacement.


Wooden Fence Panels, What Are The Differences? Sheds to Last


Dip Treated Wooden Fence Panels

Dip Treated is where the fence panel has be submerged into a tank full of wood preservative and has given you fence panel protection from the weather. It will make water repel and will need to be painted annually tho as the dip treatment is of a water base type we suggest using a spirt base as this lasts longer.


Which Is The Right Wooden Fence Panel For Your Garden?

We offer a wide variety of wooden fence panels available depending on your dimensions (size of the garden), purpose, design (style, appearance and taste) and type of wood (treated or untreated). You can choose from our:

Traditional Wooden Fence Panels

These are the horizontally waney-edged also known as the overlap panels. They are made from boards cut directly from the trees (with some having the bark on) which are slightly overlapped. Some edges may be square and they offer maximum security and privacy for your garden.

Feather Edge Panels

There are popularly known as close-board panels and are good for marking boundaries, and also for privacy. They are made from tapered boards which are joined together to form a solid wooden fence. You can buy boards and construct your fence or a ready-made feather edge panels ready for installation.

Picket Panels (Palisade)

– Suitable for securing pets and other animals.

Decorative Fencing

– Includes horizontal weaved and lattice panels.

Willow Panels

Made from willow or hazel and they are used to add security and beauty to a particular section of your garden.

For enquiries or more information regarding custom wooden panels types and designs, feel free to talk to our experts in Sheds to Last.