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Privacy Policy

Fencemakers may collect website visitors’ contact information (like their e-mail addresses). Unless you object, this information may be used:

– to send news, information about our activities and general promotional material which we believe may be useful to you;
– to monitor who is accessing the website or using services offered on the website; and
– to profile the type of people accessing the website.

If you do not wish to have your personal information used in this manner or for any other specific purpose, you can e-mail us accordingly.

We utilise “cookies” which enable us to monitor traffic patterns and to serve you more efficiently if you revisit the site. A cookie does not identify you personally but it does identify your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie and this will provide you with an opportunity to either accept or reject it in each instance.

We will not sell or otherwise provide your personal information to a third party, or make any other use of your personal information, for any purpose which is not incidental to your use of this website. For the removal of doubt, personal information will not be used for any purpose which a reasonable person in your position would not expect.

If you request us not to use personal information in a particular manner or at all, we will adopt all reasonable measures to observe your request but we may still use or disclose that information if:

– we subsequently notify you of the intended use or disclosure and you do not object to that use or disclosure;
– we believe that the use or disclosure is reasonably necessary to assist a law enforcement agency or an agency responsible for government or public security in the performance of their functions; or
– we are required by law to disclose the information.

We will preserve the content of any e-mail you send us if we believe we have the legal requirement to do so.

Your e-mail message content may be monitored by us for trouble-shooting or maintenance purposes or if any form of e-mail abuse is suspected.

Personal information which we collect may be aggregated for analysis but in such circumstances we would ensure that individuals would remain anonymous.

All personal information which we collect for the purposes of processing orders and/or delivering services (including your contact details and, if relevant, credit card details) is kept confidential and secure to the best of our ability.

There are circumstances where a client/users’ personally identifiable information will need to be submitted to a 3rd party company (including directories and networks) in the provision of our services. All due care is taken to ensure this is done in a secure manner. On occasion the 3rd party recipient of this information might contact users in relation to their own services. Please note that while every effort is made to minimize such occurances, contact by 3rd parties is beyond the control of the staff and terms of Fencemakers .

We consider it is the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s use of our website. Nevertheless it is our policy not to require personal information from persons known to be under the age of 18 years or offer to send any promotional material to persons in that category.

You are entitled to have access to any personal information relating to you which you have previously supplied to us over this website. You are entitled to edit or delete such information unless we are required by law to retain it.

If you wish to comment on or query our privacy policy, or if you wish to make an inquiry regarding any personal information relating to you which may be in our possession, contact us.

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Which style of fencing best suits my needs?

The style of fence you choose will depend on the function(s) you want it to perform. So when shopping around ask yourself what is the main thing you’re trying to achieve with your fence and gate? Is privacy a top concern? Do you need high security or just a decorative boundary? If it is decorative then what look are you going for, what architectural style do you need to match your home? Here we’ll take a look at some of these requirements and suitable styles to achieve the right look or function.

Aesthetics & Design

As mentioned above, if your fencing is mainly for aesthetics – a decorative way to mark the boundary around your property, then you want to make sure you get the look right and blend the fence into the design of your home. Below are some common home styles around Perth and what we think are good matching fencing styles:

Modern Australian Architecture

Most of the newer homes being built around Perth suburbs have a modern, minimalist external design, often with clean colour blocks and geometric shapes.

fencing for modern australian architecture

These homes look best when paired with equally contemporary fencing. Powdercoated coloured slat or panel fencing looks fab surrounding modern homes, as do some of the simpler tubular aluminium styles, such as ‘Modern’ or ‘Caulfield’ fencing or infills.

Slat Infill Fencing

Slat Infill Fencing

Caufield Infills

Caufield Infills

Hampton-style Homes

Fencing for Hampton style homes

Another increasingly common architectural style on larger lots around Perth in recent times has been the ‘Hamptons style’ home. This style is taken of course from the architectural style commonly found in wealthy holiday homes in the affluent Hamptons area outside New York, so sticking to the tradition of the area we believe the ‘white picket fence’ is the only option for the real Hamptons aesthetic.

Picket Fencing

Picket Fencing

Traditional Homes / Ornate Design

Fencing for traditional perth homes

For more traditional Perth homes, like those built between the 1970s and 1990s, often with red brick or sandy brick exteriors, more ornate tubular aluminium or steel designs add to the grand appeal of these facades.

With the addition of a fencing in the style of Gothic, Chantilly, Cardinal or similar, the property will receive an instant facelift: A touch of old fashioned grandness while adding strength for security purposes.

ornate tubular fencing styles

Security

If your core fencing needs are to increase your peace of mind you’ll want a heavier duty style that will deter intruders, whether from your business premises or home.

For strongest durability a guardian steel fence is the best choice. This may be a little over the top – both in aesthetics and cost – for a residential property however. In that case tubular steel is a good option, choosing a design with a sharp tip such as ‘Sentinal’.

Sentinel Security Gate

Sentinel Security Gate

This fence style has specially-designed arrowhead-shaped tops to deter access over the fence, yet has a stylish look.

Privacy

Fencing for privacy is generally more necessary for the back yard. To keep your al fresco area completely separate from your neighbours you should have little or no gaps, and the fence must be high enough to prevent neighbours from being able to look over the top into your space. Panel fencing is the best option here, providing the privacy required.

Pool Safety

Semi-Frameless Glass Pool Fencing

Semi-Frameless Glass Pool Fencing

As a WA resident you are required to install fencing around your pool to meet strict requirements. Many people opt for tubular fencing to surround the pool, but for optimum safety glass fencing around the pool is an even better choice. Not only does it completely block kids and animals from entering the pool area unattended and meet the WA regulations, but you can keep an unhindered eye on kids inside the pool area through the glass fencing if you need to leave the area.

At Fencemakers we offer all of the styles mentioned above, and our friendly team is happy to advise you on the best style for your project if it’s not covered here – get in touch with us today!