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How to add James Hardie fencing panels?

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How to add James Hardie fencing panels?


We have just installed our pool and the side fencing is being used as part of the pool fencing. The fence height is 1800mm but gradually dips to 1700mm. We won't pass unless it's 1800mm all round. We are wanting to install 1800mm James Hardie along the entire perimeter. What's the best way to attach these to the wooden fence?unnamed.jpg

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Re: How to add James Hardie fencing panels?

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @Timmy85. It's marvellous to have you join us, and many thanks for your question about installing cladding on a fence.


You might like to have a read through @hausdiy_wknder's recent discussion on How to install weatherboard fencing?. They are a few weeks ahead of you, but they are completing a very similar project, and there's some great info in the discussion.


Will you attach the sheets to the side of the fence with the exposed pailings or posts and horizontal rails? Either way, you'll likely need to install additional fixing timbers to mount the sheets adequately.


If you are still looking for some inspiration for your project, don't miss @ProjectPete's Feature fences discussion. Some absolutely stunning work done there.


Have a read through the above discussion, and let me know if you have any questions.




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