Do-It-Yourself Privacy Screens, Gates, And Fences

Aluminium Screen

It’s a wonderful feeling having a patio and backyard, especially on those hot summer days and calm evenings. However, some people may experience a loss of privacy in their yard due to nearby roads or nosey neighbours. The good news is that it’s pretty simple to obtain privacy and personal space with outdoor privacy screens, gates, and fences. In fact, these are things you can easily create yourself at home. If you’re the type of person who has plenty of free time and gets a thrill out of saving money and figuring out how to do things, you should definitely try creating your own DIY screens, gates, or fences! DIY solutions are perfect as a hobby and a money-saving tool, allowing you to feel a sense of accomplishment while creating things for a fraction of the price of buying them in a store. If you are interested in building your own screen, gate, or fence, Wanneroo Patios are here to help you! We have a wide range of quality materials you can choose from to ensure the success of your DIY project. If it is your first time completing a DIY project, we’ll gladly share our expert advice on how to tackle the task safely and successfully. Other than that, we can provide you with the right information that will allow you to manage your time better and stay within your budget.

Privacy Screens

Nothing beats an aluminium screen on your home’s exterior! It provides stylish seclusion from your home’s surroundings while still letting in sunlight and warmth. Aside from this, aluminium screens are pretty easy to construct and offer your home a fair amount of added security. Wanneroo Patios can provide all your aluminium needs and accessories. We have aluminium posts, slats, beams, brackets, bolts, and everything you need to get your next DIY project ready to start! A (very quick) rundown of how to create your slat screening is:

  • Determine the plan of your privacy screen
  • Gather your tools and materials
  • Calculate the dimensions, most importantly the length required
  • Dig post holes if your screens are full height
  • Insert your posts where necessary
  • Attach privacy screen materials
  • Add finishing touches, such as screw covers, plants, and personal touches!

aluminium gate

Aluminium Gates

Wanneroo Patios also offer you high-quality aluminium gates! We have a large selection of aluminium gates with a range of options to choose from, from sizes to colours, so you’re almost guaranteed to find a product that exactly meets your specific requirements. Our aluminium gates are well-known for their durability, endurance, and ease of maintenance. Furthermore, they are thicker than the alternative options on the market, meaning they are more durable in tough conditions and will last longer on average. We professionally constructed the gates for do-it-yourself installation, leaving the easy stuff for you to take care of. That means you won’t have to pay an outside contractor to come out and install your gate, making it an extremely cost-effective home renovation alternative. You don’t need to be an expert artisan to install our gates because we’ll send you all of the essential components, materials, and information that will help you every step of the way.

Aluminium Fences

Wanneroo Patio can have a gorgeous, long-lasting aluminium fence delivered right to your home. Whether you’re a seasoned fencer, a DIY enthusiast, or a novice to home improvement tasks, we make it simple to install aluminium fencing at home at a low cost and with high-quality supplies and tools.

Tools and Supplies for DIY Aluminium Fence and Gates Installation:

  • Post-hole Digger
  • Concrete Mixer or Wheelbarrow
  • Bagged Concrete Premix
  • Shovel and Hoe (If manually mixed)
  • Long Bubble Level
  • Stakes and String
  • Metal-cutting Saw
  • Rubber Mallet and Hammer
  • Long straightedge for levelling
  • Screwdriver and Drill

Modern Privacy Fencing

Steps In Diy Installing Of Aluminum Fence And Gates

  1. Check with your local government for fence code requirements
  2. Set up the area with stakes and string, with the string on the outside edge of the posts. Mark the locations of the post holes at regular intervals
  3. Dig post holes at the depth and diameter specified by the manufacturer
  4. Install the aluminium gate posts first, spacing them according to the gate installation manual’s measurements
  5. Fill the post hole with stiff concrete, allowing2-3″ of space at the top; concrete must extend below the bottom of the post
  6. Insert a Post into its post hole, aligning its outer side with the string, and then completely insert the rails of an aluminium fence panel into the post
  7. Using a bubble level and a long straightedge, plumb, and level posts. Brace the posts as needed, and check the posts behind you often until the concrete hardens
  8. Continue the installation by following the same processes, working carefully, and constantly verifying fence alignment behind your present position
  9. End Posts should be attached to the walls as needed
  10. Install the Aluminium Gates & Ornamental Accessories, following the precise directions that come with them to install finials and other accessories

If you want to build your own fences and gates from scratch, we also have aluminium products and accessories that you can use to build your fantasies! We have a variety of aluminium slats and posts along with brackets and bolts that you would surely need to create a long-lasting aluminium gate and fences of your choice. To learn more about what we can offer, don’t hesitate to call us anytime on 08 9302 1965.


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