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What is the best way to replace this abysmal fence?

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What is the best way to replace this abysmal fence?





After renovating the interior of our home, we've finally made it to the exterior and garden - and this sad fence needs to be replaced!


We plan to replace it with a fence of similar height and a gate, however we are not sure how to go about it as it's surrounded by cement.


The other side of the gate has cement with odd circular indentations (partially filled) which is an odd situation we need to tackle at a later date!


Eagerly taking suggestions on the best way/materials to replace this atrocity!

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Re: What is the best way to replace this abysmal fence?

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community @jayjayne. It's great to have you join us and many thanks for your question.


Most fencing solutions should be able to be adjusted to suit the concreted area. That might involve removing small areas of concrete to cement in posts or using angle brackets to Dynabolt it into the concrete.


Were there any particular styles of fencing you had in mind, timber or perhaps Colorbond? Here are our Top 10 most popular fence projects and some member contributions  D.I.Y gate Thanks to Bunnings tutorials by @Tara86New fence by @aly and Merbau side gate and panel by @Chaks_DIY which might give you some inspiration. Perhaps some of these members might also like to contribute their ideas for your project.


There are also some great articles on D.I.Y fencing and gates available on our website.


We look forward to seeing your project progress and please let us know if you need assistance or had questions.




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Re: What is the best way to replace this abysmal fence?

Hello @jayjayne 


If you want to get serious with removing this fence you will need this tool below. Once you've taken the old fence away, you can then plan on the new one using new timber, palings and posts. 





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