How to Replace Fence Panels and Repair Damaged Wood Fencing

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With the increase in unprecedented weather over UK winters, knowing how to replace fence panels on a DIY basis can come in very handy; even strong wooden fencing can be prone to damage during storms. 

Perhaps the most popular way to line a boundary divide in garden design, fences can require maintenance following high winds — and replacing or repairing damaged fence panels is one of the most common issues homeowners encounter after such weather events. 

Amy Reeves

Assistant Editor Amy began working for Homebuilding & Renovating in 2018. She has an interest in sustainable building methods and always has her eye on the latest design ideas. Amy has interviewed countless self builders, renovators and extenders about their experiences for Homebuilding & Renovating magazine. She is currently renovating a mid-century home, together with her partner, on a DIY basis, and has recently fitted her own kitchen.