Landscaping, Fencing and Decking in Milton Keynes

Phone Number: 01908 668 966

Mobile Number: 07808 467 152

Frequently Asked Questions

A wooden fence is an inexpensive way to improve the aesthetics and the value of your home; but with so many styles and variable factors available, there are bound to be some questions. You can consult our Fencing Guide here, and we have compiled a small list of the most commonly asked questions. 

If your question isn't listed below, simply contact us on 01908 668 966 to speak a member of our friendly team, or you can use the email form to the left to forward your query and we will be back in touch as soon as possible.

Wood is one of the most popular materials used for fencing. Wooden fencing is most popular for residential gardens, although it is occasionally used for public buildings like schools.

Wooden fencing is highly sustainable and gives a great look with all the different grains and colours. Wooden fencing is low maintenance, durable and robust.

Read more about why choose wooden fencing.

Treated pine is one of the most popular types of wood for fencing. Pine fencing is more affordable and reliable; however, Cedar, although more expensive, Cedar has a much longer lifespan than Pine. It also has a beautiful scent.

Read about  popular species of wooden fencing.

When a fence has been installed by professionals and is well maintained, In most cases, fencing adds approximately 20% to the value of your home. A fence that adds privacy and security to a property will be a great selling point. 

Find out more about our wooden garden fencing services.

There are different types of fencing that have become popular. Listed below are some of the most popular fences. They all depend on the type and style of fencing you want and what the fence will be for, i.e. aesthetics or privacy and security.

Close Board Fences
Overlap Garden Fences
Picket Fences
Post Fencing
Garden Trellis
Metal Railings

Read more about common types of wooden fencing.

If you want to ensure your fencing lasts for a long time, good maintenance is vital. It is best to treat your fencing with good quality wood paint or stain, also clean them regularly to remove any leaves and debris. 

Read more about wooden fence maintenance.

Close-board / Featherboard Fencing is an excellent choice for gardens. It is a solid, strong fence. This type of fencing is constructed by overlapping wooden vertical feather-edge boards. 

It is most commonly used in back gardens and is an attractive, neat medium budget fence. It also offers privacy and provides some shelter for plants and delicate shrubs. 

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Step 1
You need to calculate the surface area of the size of the decking you want. You then multiply the length of the site you are decking by the width.

Step 2
You then need to calculate the area you are covering with decking, add the width of the actual decking boards you will be using to the expansion gap length.

Step 3
You then calculate the number of decking boards you require. Our team at M D Fencing and Decking will be happy to calculate the amount of decking you will need when we give you a quote.

We offer wooden fencing supply and installation for Milton Keynes.

If you have a flat surface, you will probably not need to raise it. However, you will still be required to lay some foundations for the frame to sit on.

Read more about decking suppliers in Milton Keynes.

If your ground is uneven, there are different methods used when laying your decking. Depending on how unstable the ground is will depend on what method you use. 

One way is to level the land yourself. However, if you don't have the tools required or the know-how, you can call our team at M D Fencing and Decking for a free quote.

Read more about our garden decking services.

If you have a flat surface, you will probably not need to raise it. However, you will still be required to lay some foundations for the frame to sit on.

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Depending on your budget, Pine should last 5 to 12 years, Cedar can last for 15-30 years, and spruce can last for 4-7 years. 

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Depending on the type of timber you choose and whether you maintain it correctly will depend on how long it lasts.

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It depends on how big the project is. However, in most cases, three days is a reasonable estimate. M. D Fencing and Decking will let you know how long the job will take them to complete.

Find out more about our fencing services for Milton Keynes.

This depends on the type of post being used for your fencing; for example, treated timber posts should last between 10-15 years, while untreated timber might need replacing under five years.  

We supply fence posts for your garden fencing.


Are you looking for fencing and decking in Milton Keynes? Follow the links below to find out more about our fencing supplies.