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Increase security with custom-made gates and fencing for schools – delivered and installed

Increase security with custom-made gates and fencing for schools – delivered and installed

Security is a major concern for all schools, not just around the main buildings, but also school land such as playing fields and sports areas. Custom-made gates and fenc...

Wooden fences, planters and bench for Blagdon Primary School

Wooden fences, planters and bench for Blagdon Primary School

Somerlap are proud to have provided a much nicer and safer outdoor play area for Blagdon Primary School by installing smart, new wooden fences. We were also happy to dona...

How much does it cost to have fencing installed?

How much does it cost to have fencing installed?

Fencing can be a complicated project, even for an experienced DIYer. That’s why all Somerlap fencing comes with the option of professional installation using our team o...

Three easy ways to create privacy with trellis or hurdle fencing

Three easy ways to create privacy with trellis or hurdle fencing

Trellis and hurdle fencing panels are ideal for quickly and easily adding privacy to your garden. It needn't be a big undertaking – just a few panels can create an attr...

Do I need to treat my new fence?

Do I need to treat my new fence?

Just bought a new fence? Wood preservation treatment is essential for ensuring a long life. Here's how to tell if you need to treat your new panels. Pressure treated fen...

Why we don’t offer a timber guarantee

Why we don’t offer a timber guarantee

Some timber companies offer guarantees on the life span of their products. Often they will claim their products are more expensive because of this guarantee (something t...

How to decorate your garden for Halloween

How to decorate your garden for Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, here's some creative ways to make it look seriously scary for the haunting holiday! Get spooky with pallets We love pallets here at Som...

What to do in the garden before the clocks change

What to do in the garden before the clocks change

It's not long to go until 30th October, which marks the end of British Summertime, when the clocks go back an hour. Here's five jobs to get done in the garden before we...

Garden fence installation

Garden fence installation

Trusted fence installationSomerlap offer their customers a superior fence installation service using only trusted, local professionals. Somerlap take great pride in the q...

Overlap vs waney edge fence panels - what’s the difference?

Overlap vs waney edge fence panels - what’s the difference?

Overlap and waney edge fencing is normally very similar, as both have horizontal overlapping slats that make up the fence.The main difference is that waney edge boards ha...

Which are the cheapest overlap fencing panels?

Which are the cheapest overlap fencing panels?

Wondering where you can find the best value overlap fencing panels? We compared the closest comparable fencing panel at B&Q and Wickes to the Somerlap Country Range ...

Fencing ideas for a creative spring garden

Fencing ideas for a creative spring garden

The fencing ideas below will help add a creative twist to any garden this spring. Although, garden fencing is essential for marking boundaries and providing security, it'...

6 ways to use trellis in the garden

6 ways to use trellis in the garden

As well as providing a home for attractive displays of climbing plants, trellis can also be used for a whole host of other uses, from screening areas you’d rather no...

Different types of trellis and lattice panels

Different types of trellis and lattice panels

Trellis and lattice panels are readily available from Somerlap and come in a wide variety of shapes, styles and sizes – so it is easier than ever to find trellis to su...

Leap year sale - 20% off selected fence panels, gates and benches

Leap year sale - 20% off selected fence panels, gates and benches

Somerlap launch their leap year sale with a huge 20% off selected fence panels, gates and benches. Now's the time to get your garden ready for Spring with these quality w...