Timber fence capping

Timber Fence Capping

Timber fence capping

Timber fences are one of the most popular types of fences. They are used in a wide variety and come in many designs and styles to choose from. One of the applications of timber is to form the fence capping that holds the fence in place. Let’s take a look at different styles in which we can use timber to make fence capping.

Treated pine fence capping

Treated pine is usually a great and lighter substitute for timber. It is given special treatment to make it free from rotting and protection against fungi and termites. Treated pine capping is made to sit on the top of the post and the overhang on the fence slats to protect your fence from rain. They do not allow accumulation of rainwater due to their slope, which allow the water to run down.

Timber fence capping profiles

There are various designs available for capping of fences. One is the capping style of lap and cap fence in which a slot is given for the fixing of the fence. On the other hand, is rail capping which is mostly attached to the vertical timber fencings. The top of the fence capping is usually sloped so that the water from rain do not damage the fence.

Timber fence with capping

To give your fence the final touch, you need a fence capping that suits your fence. Capped timber fences look complete and beautiful. The timber fence capping provides support to your fence and makes it stronger. They are compulsory when one considers vertical timber fences or lapped and capped timber fences. The timber trellis capping might be dip treated or pressure treated to get the strength required for the capping as fence protection.

Paling fence capping

Paling fences with capping are a great addition to your backyard d├ęcor. The capping on the top of paling fences adds a touch of neatness to the fence, adding value and beauty to it. These caps also make the fence stronger.

Rebated fence capping

Rebated fence capping has a house like profile. They have a slot to let the fence settle in and a slope to allow rainwater to run down.

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