Category Archives for Outbuildings

Gates: Repairs and Maintenance

Most of the damage to gates is caused by deterioration of capping on the top edge. This should be inspected at intervals and replaced if any cracking is noticed. The joints of gates are usually wedged tenons or dowel-pinned tenons, … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by admin
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Repairs to Garages and Garage Doors

Garages: Bottom edge drainage for the sides of garages may be afforded in the same way as for garden sheds, and in most cases it will be found advisable to fit a gutter to a garage roof. This may be … Continue reading

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Repairs to Garden Sheds, Garages, Fences, Gates, and Paths

The good state of outbuildings and other exterior features is just as important as the maintenance of the main structure to the well-run home. The outbuildings, etc, should be inspected at regular intervals and any necessary repairs should be carried … Continue reading

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Fence Repairs: Rotten Panels and Posts

The most general types of repairs to boarded fences consist of measures to deal with fence panels or boards that are rotted at the lower edges and dealing with rotted posts. In the case of the former, if the rot … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Repairs

Greenhouses and garden frames should be repainted as soon as any deterioration of the existing paint surface is noticed. Special consideration should be given when inspecting greenhouses, etc., to the putty, and any decayed putty should be removed and replaced … Continue reading

20. July 2011 by admin
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