How to Cover a Boring Fence: Give Your Fence a Facelift Fast

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(Image credit: Chris Snook)

Has sitting out in your garden left you wondering how to cover a boring fence? Perhaps the recent warmer weather has tempted you back into your outdoor spaces, feeling excited to enjoy spending time relaxing or socialising, only to be left feeling that your fences are letting the whole experience down.

Fear not, our guide is choc-full of great ways to spice up even the most mundane of fences, turning them from zero to hero in no time at all. We cover everything from painting a fence in order to make it the star of your garden to clever tricks and tips for disguising boring old panels.

Natasha Brinsmead

Natasha is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Associate Content Editor and has been a member of the team for over two decades. An experienced journalist and renovation expert, she has written for a number of homes titles. Over the years Natasha has renovated and carried out a side extension to a Victorian terrace. She is currently living in the rural Edwardian cottage she renovated and extended on a largely DIY basis, living on site for the duration of the project. She is now looking for her next project — something which is proving far harder than she thought it would be.