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Trade Account Dashboard – Quick Guide

Challenge Fencing is pleased to offer our trade customers the convenience of a Trade account. Open an account today using this Application form and receive access to discounts, flexible payment […]

Frequently Asked Questions about Fencing
Frequently Asked Questions on Fencing

Frequently Asked Questions on Fencing If you have any questions about your order, what type of products to select or which products are best suited together, then you can always […]

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Pressure-treated timber for long term protection

Pressure-treated timber provides long term protection against fungal decay, rot and insect attack but does not prevent weathering and corrosion. You will see an option on many of our fencing […]

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Post-Mix concrete – the easiest way to install fence posts

How to use Post-Mix concrete to secure timber fence posts or concrete fence posts. Once you have acquired the materials and tools necessary to install your fence posts, it is […]

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Stake and Rail fencing – a Complete Guide

Stake and Rail fencing is a simple yet effective way to enclose large areas of land, whilst providing an attractive boundary. It is particularly popular in the countryside due to […]

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Preparing for the Colder Months

As Summer turns to Autumn, the weather gets a bit colder, a bit wetter… let’s be honest, a bit worse! With this risk on the cards of more rain and […]

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Garden Decking – The Perfect Solution for Your Outdoor Living Space

Spending time outdoors is one of life’s greatest pleasures. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul. So, if you’re lucky enough to have a garden, why not transform it […]

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How to Use Palisade Picket Fencing in Your Garden

If you’re looking to add a touch of charm and personality to your garden, adding picket fencing (sometimes called a Palisade fence) is a great way to do it. Installing […]

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Softwood fencing – a great choice for the environment

Softwood fencing & garden products are a great choice for the environment. When forests are harvested, there is little environmental impact, except for the effect of transport, etc. Trees take […]

Garden Party Time?
Garden Party Time?

Garden party ideas – with the weather starting to improve (hopefully!) and the evenings getting lighter, now is a great time to spruce up your garden for those special summer […]

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What Is Composite Garden Decking?

Challenge Fencing are pleased to offer Smartboard Composite Garden Decking, the future of eco-friendly decking. What makes composite garden decking so special? Alan Titchmarsh is believed to be the person […]

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Six of the Best: Displays and Planters

Over the past few years, we have seen some incredible ways to show off your flowers with DIY displays and planters of all shapes and sizes. Upcycling old materials, using […]

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Taking Your Garden to the Next Level

Whether it’s the perfect watch or the right bag, an accessory can make or break an outfit. The same also applies to gardens. Too much and it becomes busy and […]

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5 More things that are not as tough as a Challenger Shed

Some things in life are tough. Difficult to understand, hard to get right, difficult to break down, it’s not easy. But when it comes to Challenger Sheds, there is no […]

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Why you should build a garden deck

If your garden is a theatre, your garden deck is the stage! There are a number of advantages of having a garden deck from the social bonus to the aesthetic […]

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What to do with your Bank Holiday Weekend

With the Bank Holiday coming up on the 30th March, you have got a long weekend to relax, do some pottering around the garden, just about anything you want to. […]

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How to Fix a Wobbly Fence with a Concrete Repair Spur

The Concrete Repair Spur – Challenge Fencing are proud to announce the saviour of fences. Why replace when you can make an easy and long-lasting repair in less than half […]

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The Price of Timber These Days

Timber prices in the UK are very sensitive to market conditions both in Europe and the rest of the world. We take a look at the latest factors that are […]

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6 Organisation Tips to Maximise Your Shed Space

A tidy and well-organised shed space is without a doubt the ultimate symbol of garden pride. With that in mind, we’ve got our resident shed heads together to come up […]

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How to Help your Garden Wildlife Survive Winter

Did you watch the beautiful summer green leaves slowly turn yellow, orange and red, only to now lie on the floor waiting to be collected? It’s that hibernation time of […]

5 Trendy Uses of Railway Sleepers in the Garden

Did you know that railway sleepers have been in use since the 1550’s? Initially used for making easier and faster routes for wagons in Germany, they are now popularly used […]

How to build your new Surrey Shed

So, you’ve just received your brand new Surrey shed, that flat-packed bundle of excitement is sitting there, just waiting for you to get building. This article should give you some […]

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Win a brand new Challenger Garden Shed

To all dilapidated shed owners, Your garden deserves so much better, don’t let your beloved old shed, with it’s creaking door, warped & weakened structure and dilapidated, weather-beaten walls, that […]

5 Things Not as Tough as a Challenger Shed
5 Things that are not as tough as a Challenger Shed

1. Chuck Norris There are many overblown rumours about ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ star Chuck Norris, from the slightly plausible to the downright ludicrous. We say “Chuck, you’re not so tough!” […]

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Turn your Double sided fence panels into an Easter Garden Fence

After a long winter, and with the Easter weekend just around the corner, it’s lovely to be able to get out into the garden again. There is usually a long list of jobs to get the best from your outdoor space, so a little work now will have your garden looking great for Easter and beyond. Spend an hour or so planning what is required, whether it’s replacing or maintaining a garden fence, weeding and mowing, or redesigning some key features to give your garden a whole new look for the Spring/Summer.

The Garden Shed – as strong as a tank!

The Challenger garden shed is back! To celebrate our 30th birthday, we have brought back our popular Challenger Garden Shed. With a host of improved features for 2017, the high [...]

5 Project Planning Tips

Project planning can sometimes feel difficult and time consuming, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are 5 planning tips to design and create a fantastic garden for you to enjoy!

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How Can You Make Your Garden Wildlife Friendly?

There are numerous ways you can make changes to garden and fence panels to attract local British wildlife. If you want to attract local wildlife, here are 4 tips to give you a helping hand.

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Planning On Doing Some Bank Holiday Gardening?

Many people choose to work on their gardens and their fence panels during bank holiday weekends. If you’re planning a gathering for family and/or friends this Spring; this Easter bank holiday is a fantastic time to get your garden ready.

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6 Benefits Of Wooden Gates

Many people think that wood is a weak material, and whilst it is softer than steel, it is far from weak. Here are six benefits of using wooden gates.

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Concrete Fence Posts

If you’re renovating your garden fence, have you considered concrete fence posts? Unlike their wooden alternatives, concrete fence posts do not rot, so if well looked after, they can last [...]

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Creating Garden Privacy With Trellis Panels

One of the most important aspects of the modern garden is the amount of garden privacy it allows us. Even the most stunning and relaxing garden design can be an [...]

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How To Lay Garden Sleepers For A Planter

Based on the great feature that they can provide to any garden, you’d be forgiven for thinking that creating a truly stunning raised flowerbed using garden sleepers was extremely difficult. [...]

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Top Tips For Small Garden Fencing

Adding fencing to your garden can make a huge difference to how it looks and behaves, especially if you opt for decorative fence panels that will add colour and style [...]

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Improve The Ambiance Of Your Spring Garden

It might feel like winter outside, but spring is just around the corner. The cold weather might delay all those spring gardening plans you had, but it really shouldn’t stop [...]

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How To Make Your Fence Panels Hedgehog Friendly

Hedgehogs are in decline in our neighbourhoods, not just in urban areas, but in rural ones too! Make your Fence Panels Hedgehog Friendly. Some communities are taking matters into their [...]

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3 Things To Consider Before Tearing Down A Wooden Fence!

If there’s an older fence on your property, your borders have changed or it’s just time for a complete refresh, it’s definitely time to take it down and replace it [...]

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Include A Custom Gate In Your Garden Design

All you need is a custom gate. An elegantly designed unique gateway is a great addition to any home. Whether you’re using the gate as a rear entrance to your [...]

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We can provide a range of modern garden furniture

For more than 35 years, Sunbury Antiques Market has been providing a great range of antiques. From all over the UK, antique experts and more have made the journey to [...]

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Laying Garden Sleepers For A Planter

Making your garden into a truly unique and enjoyable place to spend your time shouldn’t be difficult. However, most of us are forced to deal with limited space, and doing [...]

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How To Build And Lay A Deck With Garden Decking Boards

If you’re looking to build a completely new deck or you’re simply replacing old decking with modern alternatives, it is important that you follow the best advice. Even if you [...]

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10 Things You Need To Know Before Installing Garden Fences

Installing or replacing garden fences on your property can be extremely simple. However, if you fail to follow the best practices, then it can be a difficult project. As if [...]

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4 Great Tips To Keep Your Garden Secure

Making sure that your rear garden offers the right levels of security is extremely important. That becomes even truer if your back garden backs out onto a public area, such [...]

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Renovating This Summer? Don’t Forget The Garden Fence!

Summer is a very popular time for renovations throughout your home, particularly in garden spaces! Whether you own a massive, multi-acre garden or a small lot squeezed next to your [...]

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How To Enhance Your Garden With Trellis Panels

There are numerous ways the humble trellis panel can enhance your garden, and with the many different designs available here at Challenge Fencing, it’s now easier than ever to create [...]

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Ready-Made garden gates for your garden

At Challenge Fencing, we are able to provide a wide range of pre-made garden gates to suit the design of your garden space. Whether you’re looking for a rustic, cottage-style [...]

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Decking Tips For Beginners

There are a number of practical and aesthetic benefits for opting for timber decking over traditional hard terraces or patios. Whether you’re planning a complex project that will include multiple [...]

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Brilliant Tips For Small Garden Fencing

Adding fencing to your garden can make a huge difference to how it looks and behaves, especially if you opt for decorative fence panels that will add colour and style [...]

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5 Tips To Prepare For A New Fence

If you’re reading this post, there’s a good chance you’re thinking about installing a new fence. Perhaps you’re replacing an old one that’s not in the best condition. While putting [...]

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Which Fencing Is Best For Me?

Garden fencing is extremely important for homeowners across the country. Whether you’re concerned about wild animals getting at your crops, or nosy neighbours keeping an eye on you, the best [...]

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6 Tips For A Strong Garden Fence!

Maintaining your garden fence is an extremely important job. It is your main line of outdoor security against potential intruders. They can also offer great protection against the effects of [...]

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4 Reasons To Use Railway Sleepers in Your Garden!

People are always on the lookout for new and unique ways to personalise their garden to create the natural environment of their dreams. If you’re thinking of adding something a [...]

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4 Tips For Caring For Your Fence Panels

Fence panels are important to look after and they can really help to cut costs for a long-term replacement. The more time you take to look after your fencing, the [...]

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Tearing down your garden fence, three things into consider

A new garden fence - if there’s an older fence on your property, your borders have changed or it’s just time for a complete refresh, it’s definitely time to take [...]

How To Guide On Install Featheredge Fencing
How To Install Featheredge Fencing

How To Calculate What Materials You Require to Install Featheredge Fencing To Install Featheredge Fencing, there are 3 generic distances between posts, 1.8M, 2.7M and 3.0M. 100mm Featheredge boards are the [...]

How To Install Fence Panels
How To Install Fence Panels

Materials Required to Install Fence Panels First to Install Fence Panels you are going to need; Fence Post, Fence Panels & Post Mix. Gravel Boards (optional), Post Caps (optional), Nails or [...]

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