There are many types of fences. Picket fence is one of the very famous and commonly used type of the fence. These fences are mostly used in homes and these are specified by their evenly spaced properties. The word picket refers to the vertical boards attached to the horizontal rails for the supporting purpose. These fences are used for decorating purposes. The area in which these picket fences are very popular is the USA. These picket fence became a way to symbolize the suburban life in USA. Especially the white picket fences are used for this. However, these fence supplies Melbourne were in use even before these were advertised properly. The proper advertisements for these started in 1980’s. Before this it was mostly used in surrounding the fields of cricket.
Originally these fences were made by the wood or by using a whitewash but from past some time these are also being made by the use of polyvinyl chloride. The people have been using these fences for enhancing the appearance of their home exterior and to also provide the protective boundary without any sort of blockage in the view.
The picket fence supplies Melbourne companies usually make picket fences which are 36 to 48 inches in length with the vertical boards pointed upwards and horizontal rails for supporting. These vertical boards resemble to the pickets therefore these fences are known as picket fences. The wood material used in picket fences can be of two type. Either the wood is treated or it is untreated. Sometimes the wood which is rot resistance and insect resistance naturally is also used in fences. Other materials include PVC, aluminum, and vinyl are also used in making the fence.
The installation of picket fence can be tricky and usually the fence supplies are responsible for this. First of all, the fence post needs to be inserted deep enough in the ground so that it holds firmly and stays erected. The holes in the ground can be dig either manually or by using power auger. Once their position is adjusted and the position is considered to be accurate then cement is poured in the holes to actually fit them in to the place permanently. After these the horizontal rails are attached to give them more support and to join them. However, to eliminate all of this hassle, there are systems in market that prevents you form digging holes and pouring cements. These are available with driving pipes.