Infill Ideas

Infill Ideas

Your house and garden can be the main attraction - pillars with a plinth wall act as framing elements.

  • The infill or palisade is the part of the fence between the pillars and posts.
  • Choose your infill at the beginning of the project.
  • We have seen many combinations of infill materials used to make individual and stylish fences.

Here are some of the products that can be used between pillars and some of things that need to be considered.

Tubular Steel
Aluminium Fencing
Cast Aluminium
Aluminium Slats
Wooden Slats
Brush
  • Incorporated into most fences 4020 piantadosi
  • Light-weight and Flexible
  • Endless possibilities
  • Long life when powder coated
  • Lighter than tubular steel 45080 Rochester Infill
  • Best option if living by the coast.
  • Not as flexible as tubular steel.
  • Many choices of pattern from simple spears to compex lace

Heritage advisors with many Councils prefer the look of the aluminium fencing with the flat horizontal bar as shown here, and a heavy fancy spear giving an acceptable traditional look with modern materials.

  • Heritage areas 1599 350 Arched Croyden 1
  • Period homes
  • Fixed size panels
  • Many choices of pattern from simple spears to compex lace

As the panel sizes may be fixed you need to choose pillars in conjunction with the panels.

  • Modern design alumium slats
  • Low maintenance
  • Colour and size are nearly unlimited.
  • The gap between slats can be altered to allow for more or less privacy.
  • Privacy wooden slat
  • Natural
  • Slats can be cut to fit most shapes of pillars.
  • Timber gates and panels are built around a steel frame for longevity.
  • The wood can be painted or stained to match the trim of the house.

The photo shows wood stained slats after a shower of rain.     

  • Natural fibre roll top brush
  • Privacy
  • Adaptable height and shape