I want to extend the height of my existing Arris fence by approx 30cm. Ideally I would have preferred to us some standard fence panels and post extensions, but the current fence posts are some 2.98 to 2.5 metres apart.
To get the extra height I was thinking of fixing 75x75 posts to the existing 120x100 posts (I’d run them up the side of these posts to give sufficient support) and then running battens between the posts.
I wonder if someone would confirm that this would be OK and also a suggestion on batten sizes. I was thinking of around 40mm x 15mm battens with a 15mm gap between each run.
Hi nitrama1 A lot depends on how high the existing fence is - if it’s already 1.8m you are already at the max permitted height next to a highway. If this is not an issue adding 0.3m on top of a 1.8m fence will increase wind resistance unless you make you horizontals further apart. Regards S
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