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Driveway gates, pedestrian gates, access gates and more!  Build your own decorative wooden gates to match your home!

New decorative timber fencing and gates can transform the appearance of your home, increasing street appeal and sale value. Wood fencing and gates are the economical solution to decorative and secure your home.

Solid Wood Gate by All Day FencingWood gates are easy to build and install!  All materials can be purchased from your local lumberyard.

There are 2 main types of gate construction.The first makes use of a ‘Z’ frame for strength with wood pickets or panelling on the face. The frame can be viewed from the rear of the Z Frame Wood Gategate. ‘Z’ frame gates are cheap and easy to build. The frame can be made from wood or steel depending on the size required. Driveway gates or large gates should have a steel backing frame for added strength. Pedestrian gates, or driveway gates over 1.5m wide should be fitted with a steel backing frame. Peestrian gates that are in high use areas (such as clubs, tennis courts, sportsfield etc) should be constructed with a steel frame.

TheAll Day Fencing & Gates - visit our website second is constructed with solid timber. Solid wooden gates can be curved or made to vitually any shape or pattern required. Solid gates are made with traditional mortise and tenon joinery. You cSolid Wood Gate by All Day Fencingan design and build your own gates from our plans and construction guide.

There are hundreds of gate designs available from Heritage, Californian, Victorian, Contemporary, Ranch and more! Please visit our website to view gate pictures, designs and installation information: Day Fencing - visit our website!

County Swimming Pool LawsCounty Swimming Pool Fence LawsLocal counties control the guidelines and consent for swimming pool fencing. Various materials and designs must comply with county requirements on safety.

Generally, pool fencing and gates must be at least 4′ (1.2m) high from the outside ground level, and can contain no foot holds. Gates must be fitted including approved child safety catches. Vertical picket fences must only have a top and bottom rail and the pickets must be spaced no further apart than 4″ (110mm).
County Swimming Pool Fence Laws
Do I need a pool fence? This used to depend on when your pool was built.

All swimming pools no matter what age MUST have a child-proof and secure pool fence and gate/s.

The fence and gate must be a child resistant pool fence that complies with the local Standard for “Fences and Gates for Swimming Pools”.

Tubular aluminium, treated wood, steel and glass make the best pool fences although any sturdy structure that satifies the conditions and regulations can be used

For more information  and for links to your state swimming pool laws:

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How high can I build my fence?How high can I build my fence?How high can I build my fencing?

After careful research it seems the height of the fence is limited to 6′ (1.8m). This applies to the side fencing behind the building line and the rear fence. The height of 1.8m is taken from the side of the fence that has the higher ground level.   

The side fence in front of the building line, and the front fence is limited to 4′ (1.2m) in most cases. Some areas have existing fences that exceed these measurements. In this case it is reasonable to assume that you would be allowed to build a fence to the same height as your neighbors, or what is most common in your street.

How high can I build my fence?For side and rear fences various privacy concerns may come into play. If you have a problem with the fence not offering sufficient privacy from neighboring windows you may wish to build your fence higher than 6′. In most cases you can speak to your neighbor and agree on a higher fence to protect the privacy of both parties. Privacy is a two way concern, if you find you have a privacy problem, your neighbor probably feels the same.

If in the event that you cannot agree with your neighbour regarding the fence height the simplest solution is to plant a natural fence or privacy screen using hedging plants. You can also ecourage the growth on top of the fence with trellis or wire supports.

Replacing an existing fence. You do not need to seek prior approval from the local council to replace a fence of the same size and built using similar materials. If you wish to replace a fence with a higher structure you should seek advice from your local council.

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Some counties do not allow fencing in front of the building line. This is designed to protect open areas. Please check with your local county authority before proceeding. Check on the guidelines for your local county here…

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Choose from radial pergols, lean to pergolas, heritage style pergolas and garden gazebos. Pergolas instantly defines outdoor space, help create shaded areas and improves the looks and value of your home.

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All Day Fencing - visit our website!Visit our website!Timber can be treated with many chemicals however the most common is the LOSP (light organic solvent preservative). We use treated (LOSP) and primed timbers in the construction of your gates, arbors or pergolas. The specifications of the timber we use is below:

Primed F7 LOSP KD DAR F/J Treated Pine (H3)
Primed with architectural strength primer.
Structurally Graded F7 or better.
Treated with LOSP (light organic solvent preservative) to hazard level 3 (H3) for external above ground use.
Kiln dried (KD) to maximise stability.
Dressed all round (DAR) for a smooth finish.
Finger jointed (F/J) and laminated.
Usage: external appearance grade structural timber. Used for Gates, balustades, pergolas and all external uses. Primed and ready for painting.

Available Sizes (per foot increments)
88 x 88mm – 4′ x 4′ – 8′ to 20′ (2.4 to 6.0m)
112 x 112mm – 4′ x 4′ – 8′ to 20′ (2.4 to 6.0m)                                                                                                                                                      135 x 135mm – 4′ x 4′ – 8′ to 20′ (2.4 to 6.0m)

Primed F7 LOSP KD DAR F/J Treated Pine Posts (H4)

Primed with architectural strength primer.
Structurally Graded F7 or better.
Treated with LOSP (light organic solvent preservative) to hazard level 3 (H4) for in ground use.
Kiln dried (KD) to maximise stability.
Dressed all round (DAR) for a smooth finish.
Finger jointed (F/J) and laminated.
Usage: external appearance grade structural timber. Used for fence, verandah and pergola posts, primed and ready for painting.

Available Sizes 4′ x 4′ – 8′ to 20′ (2.4 to 6.0m)
Pressure treated wood is wood that has undergone a process to make it more durable so that it is not susceptible to water, rot, termites, or fungus.

If you are looking to build something that will last, consider the advantages of using pressure treated wood. This wood is available at most lumberyards and home improvement centers. Just look for a stamp or tag of approval by the American Wood-Preservers Association</a></b> (AWPA) or the,  American Lumber Standards Committee (ALSC).

Are treated timbers dangerous around children?

Generally treated timbers are not dangerous around children. Treated timbers are primarily used for decks, pergolas, fences and gates, power poles and many other outdoor structures.

Treated timbers are not dangerous to children if used in these appplications. However treated timbers should not be used for things like chopping boards where the chemical can contaminate the food. For this reason I would not use treated timbers for childrens play sheds or furnature.

More information on treated timbers can be found at our website

Avoid Neighbor Disputes with these carefully written letters you can download and print.

Avoid Neighbor Disputes!

The answer is Yes.

The question of fences is, surprisingly, such an important one that it warrants its own legislation,

The Dividing Fences Act

Some blocks of land may have their own positive building covenants which require the erection of quite specific fencing. This might occur in a new estate where the developer is trying to achieve a consistent look to the overall design.

Most commonly, a covenant in relation to fencing will be one put on by the developer, stating that the owner can’t ask the developer to contribute to the cost.

Cut and paste the letters you require, print and send!

Cut and paste the letters you require, print and send!

The general rule with dividing fences is that the neighbors split the cost 50/50. If both neighbors can agree on the location, style and cost, then they can simply proceed. It is, however, desirable to record the agreement in writing. 

So, if you are required to have a fence what type of fence is sufficient?

 A “sufficient fence” is:

a fence prescribed by a local government local law;
a fence of any standard agreed upon by adjoining owners provided that it does not fall below the standard  rescribed by the relevant local government local law;
a substantial fence that is ordinarily capable of resisting the trespass of cattle and sheep; or
a fence determined by a Magistrate in a Magistrates Court to be a sufficient fence.
Note: A fence which accords with (c) or (d) is only a sufficient fence where no local law or agreement is made.

Local County Fence Controls

Local County Fence Controls

If you decide to erect a dividing fence of a higher standard than a sufficient fence without obtaining the agreement of the adjoining owner, you may only claim half the cost of erecting and maintaining a sufficient fence, as defined above.

Neighbor disputes over fencing are common. Most stem from poor communication between the neighbors. It is highly advised that the neighbors are informed of every step and where possible have some input into the design, height required or materials used.

The best way to avoid fencing and neighbor disputes is to send a carefully written letter to your neighbor informing them of your intentions and their responsibilities.

You can download a set of Legal letters drafted especially for you to send to your neighbors from the All Day Fencing website:

Letters To Serve Your Neighbors! – just cut and paste the required letters to your computer and send as needed!


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Included FREE with the 750 Fence & Gate Designs is a detailed construction guide for solid Build your own decorative wooden gateswooden gates and incDesign and build your own decorative wood gatesludes step by step instructions, pictures, illustrations, plans and tips frSolid decorative timber gatesom the experts!

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Guide to the construction of wood paling fencesGuide to the construction of Footings & FoundationsBuild your own wooden paling fences easily with this guide book ‘How to build paling fences’. Get tips from the experts that save you time and money on your next boundary fence!
This guide to footing design explains in simple language how to construct footings for decks, pergolas and fences. A must have guide for all home handymen!

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Click here to visit our websiteBuild your own traditional timber picket fencing. 

All Day Fencing manufacture and install custom made traditional timber picket fences and gates. View all designs including Colonial, Californian, Victorian, Federation Contemporary and more at our website: 

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Our fences are designed to enhance the look and value of your home! Combine entrance arbors or pergola’s with your picket fencing to give your home a distinctive look and add maximum street appeal.
Picket fencing is available in heights of 900mm 1.2m, 1.5m and 1.8m. Custom shapes and designs are easy with timber picket fencing.How to build a traditional Wood Picket Fence

Download our guide to picket fence construction to save you time and money on your next project! The guide to constructing picket fences also contains tips from the experts, timber picket designs, suggested materials and suppliers, installation techniques, pictures and more!How to build a wood picket fence 

How to build a wooden picket fence

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Slat screen fencing provides privacy while retaining good looks. Available in a range of timbers and sizes,
slat screen fences can be stained or painted. Slat screen panels are ideal for use both as internal and external
features and can be fitted to pergolas, gazebo’s, decks or wherever you might imagine.

Build your own Horizontal Slat Screens, Gates and Fences

DIY Guide to Slat Fences

Slats are available in three common sizes, 42mm 66mm and 92mm wide. Other sizes can be custom made. The most common timbers for slat fencing is the treated and primed timber for painting, and the Western Red Cedar for the natural timber look. If you want to build it yourself please download the ‘Guide To  Slat Screen Fencing’ from our website, The guide includes plans, illustrations, pictures, tips from the experts and an easy to follow step by step guide for handymen and tradesmen alike!


Slat Gates can be lined on one side (single sided) or both sides (double sided). Single sided slat gates are 43mm thick including the frame. Double sided gates are 60mm thick.

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Book a FREE quote online here...Retaining walls may look like simple stacked stone, block, or timber. But in fact, they’re carefully engineered systems that wage an ongoing battle with gravity. They restrain tons of saturated soil that would otherwise slump and slide away from a foundation or damage the surrounding landscape.
Retaining walls are designed to compliment the landscape as well as providing structural strength and drainage solutions.

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Retaining Walls Made Easy!


These handsome barriers also make inviting spots to sit, and can increase usable yard space by terracing sloped properties, something that is increasingly important as flat home sites become ever more scarce in many regions.
Along with sloped landscapes where water runoff causes hillside erosion, ideal locations for a retaining wall include spots downhill from soil fault lines and where the downhill side of a foundation is losing supporting soil or its uphill side is under pressure from sliding soil.




Repairing and building retaining walls is simple with the guide book ‘Retaining Walls Made Easy’ available for instant download from

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Fencing and gates can be constructed from many different materials including timber, brick, steel, iron, brushwood, glass, stone even natural planting or prefabricated materials. For some, fences are a matter of art and there are no limitations on the materials or styles that can be used.

Natural Bush Fencing

Natural Bush Fencing

All Day Fencing have published a comprehensive website containing many styles of fencing and gates including, picket fences, panelling, paling fencing, horizontal slat screens and fences, cedar fencing, automatic custom gates and retaining walls.

For those who like to do it themselves we have assembled a range of DIY plans and construction guides. At our website,

Beautiful Timber Horizontal Slat Fencing and Screens

Horizontal Slat Screen

you will also find information on legal requirements for fencing, fence laws, neighbour dispute resolution services, swimming pool fence regulations and much more.

Picket fence incorporating an entrance arbor

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