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Keep up to date with the latest news and updates from Somerlap, plus get garden tips and advice from our knowledgable team.

Do fixings and fittings matter?

Do fixings and fittings matter?

In short, yes! Ensuring you use quality fixings and fittings in your garden projects will help increase both their longevity and stability. We take a closer loo...

Replacing wind damaged fence panels

Replacing wind damaged fence panels

Winter storms, high winds and driving rain typically cause havoc to garden fences. Replacing damaged panels with durable, well built fence panels and ensuring your p...

A year in review: Somerlap best sellers 2018

A year in review: Somerlap best sellers 2018

A huge 'thank you' to all our customers, old and new, for their continued custom throughout 2018. Somerlap were delighted to receive so much positive feedback throughout ...

A stunning range of timber fencing panels

A stunning range of timber fencing panels

When it comes to choosing timber fencing panels from the Somerlap range, you’re spoilt for choice! With so many styles to choose from (all of them made from high qualit...

Protecting your timber fences

Protecting your timber fences

As the days start to get shorter and cooler, it can only mean one thing: autumn is on its way. It's around this time that the seasoned gardener turns his thoughts to prep...

Postsaver: the ultimate post preservative

Postsaver: the ultimate post preservative

If you have ever experienced the frustration of timber fence poles and posts rotting just below surface level, you’ll love our latest product. New from Somerlap, Posts...

Fencing aftercare and maintenance

Fencing aftercare and maintenance

All Somerlap fence panels are made from quality timber and are built to last. However, spending a little time looking after your fencing will help it last even longer. At...

Buying and installing Somerlap fencing

Buying and installing Somerlap fencing

Buying and installing Somerlap fencing is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Our high quality fencing is made in Somerset from sustainable timber and regularly gets rave reviews from ou...

5 steps to prepare for new garden fencing

5 steps to prepare for new garden fencing

Are you thinking of investing in new garden fencing? Here's the first five steps to take when planning and preparing. If you're not sure if your fence needs replacing y...

Save on delivery with Somerlap click and collect

Save on delivery with Somerlap click and collect

If you to want to save on delivery costs – why not try the Somerlap click and collect service? Order today and you can collect from the Somerlap site in Mark, Somerset ...

New 'forest school zone' for Voyage Learning Campus

New 'forest school zone' for Voyage Learning Campus

Somerlap were delighted to be able to help local school Voyage Learning Campus create a forest school. Opened in 2013, Voyage Learning Campus provides individual educati...

Which is best, a concrete or wooden gravel board?

Which is best, a concrete or wooden gravel board?

Wondering whether to choose a concrete or wooden gravel board? We look at the differences between them. What are gravel boards and why do I need them? A gravel board is...

Contemporary fence panels for modern gardens

Contemporary fence panels for modern gardens

A contemporary fence can add a touch of elegance that will complement a modern house or garden design. The fence panels below not only look stunning, they're also strong ...

How to create a garden sanctuary

How to create a garden sanctuary

Spending time in the garden can be incredibly restorative, especially if you make your outdoor area into your own personal garden sanctuary. Here's how to create your own...

5 reasons to choose fencing made in Somerset

5 reasons to choose fencing made in Somerset

Looking for timber fencing for your home or business in the local area? Here's five reasons to choose fencing made in Somerset. 1. Made in Somerset for over 35 years Co...