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Your tradie needs to be covered by an appropriate insurance policy. Public liability insurance is compulsory and gives liability protection against third party injuries and property damage caused by the contractor. This will protect you should anything go wrong with your home improvement project. Insurance certificates need to be current and valid for the duration of the project works.

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A fence is a structure that encloses an area, typically outdoors, and is usually constructed from posts that are connected by boards, wire, rails or netting. A fence differs from a wall in not having a solid foundation along its whole length. Alternatives to fencing include a ditch (sometimes filled with water, forming a .... On private land in the United Kingdom, it is the landowner's responsibility 

Erect and repair metal and wooden fences and fence gates around highways, industrial establishments, residences, or farms, using hand and power tools.


Role of a fence

1) Align posts, using lines or by sighting, and verify vertical alignment of posts, using plumb bobs or spirit levels.

2) Assemble gates, and fasten gates into position, using hand tools.

3) Attach fence rail supports to posts, using hammers and pliers.

4) Attach rails or tension wire along bottoms of posts to form fencing frames.

5) Complete top fence rails of metal fences by connecting tube sections, using metal sleeves.

6) Construct and repair barriers, retaining walls, trellises, and other types of fences, walls, and gates.

7) Dig postholes, using spades, posthole diggers, or power-driven augers.

8) Erect alternate panel, basket weave, and louvered fences.

9) Establish the location for a fence, and gather information needed to ensure that there are no electric cables or water lines in the area.

11) Make rails for fences, by sawing lumber or by cutting metal tubing to required lengths.

12) Measure and lay out fence lines and mark posthole positions, following instructions, drawings, or specifications.

13) Mix and pour concrete around bases of posts, or tamp soil into postholes to embed posts.

14) Nail pointed slats to rails to construct picket fences.

15) Nail top and bottom rails to fence posts, or insert them in slots on posts.

16) Set metal or wooden posts in upright positions in postholes

17) Stretch wire, wire mesh, or chain link fencing between posts, and attach fencing to frames.