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FAQ – Frequently asked questions

1) What should you look for in quality timber?

When looking for quality timber, there are a few things to watch out for. You should be checking things like appearance, colour, weight and structure. All of our timber is pressure treated to ensure quality.

2) What building materials do you have?

What building materials don’t we have is the better question! We stock sawn timber, posts, cladding, fence panels, gates and much more. All you need for landscaping, gardening and decorating.

3) How do wooden acoustic panels work?

Acoustic panels or noise-stop barriers are constructed to help repel unwanted sound, which will reduce noise levels and tackle both noise and echo. Perfect for if you live in a busy area, or run a business where you don’t want unnecessary noise.

4) How do I pick an interior paint?

When picking an interior paint you want to find something that matches the colour palette of the appliances, and that you will be happy to see every day. Check the type of paint is appropriate for the room, as different climates such as a bathroom will require different paint.

5) When is the right time to replace fence panels?

You should replace fence panels if you notice your fence is leaning, rotting, splintering or when patch repairs are no longer cost-effective. Check out Hales Sawmills fence panel selection here.

6) Why should I buy fencing supplies from Hales Sawmills?

You should buy fencing supplies from Hales Sawmills as we have a wide range of quality products on offer. We are a family-owned business with a reputation as one of Shropshire’s largest DIY, garden and timber specialists.

7) What are your choices of decorative wooden posts?

We have a few decorative posts on sale. These are all either planed & ribbed or smooth, so you can get a product that suits you.

8) How do I choose a reliable timber merchant?

A reliable timber merchant, such as us here at Hales Sawmill, will have years of experience in supplying quality products with amazing customer service, as well as offering timber at affordable prices.

9) What timber supplies do you have?

We have plenty of timber supplies here at Hales Sawmill, including sawn timber, decorative posts, cladding, stakes and much more. Explore today!

10) What is timber cladding?

Cladding is putting one material over another to provide an extra layer. This layer typically provides thermal insulation and weather resistance, as well as improving appearances. Shop timber cladding today.

11) How do I secure my garden gate?

The best way to secure a garden gate is with a quality lock This will give your property the privacy you want and give you peace of mind.

12) Do I need a driveway gate?

A driveway gate is a great way to prevent access to your property, which can be useful for privacy purposes and keep your home/business secure.

13) What products can I use on my decking boards?

It is important to keep your decking in the best possible condition, which is why we sell a variety of products such as timber preserver and decking oil.

14) What should I look for in timber decking?

You should look for quality timber that you will not mind looking at every day. It should be easy to maintain and suitable for cutting into the precise shape you need. Shop decking supplies today.

15) How do I keep my garden arch looking its best?

A garden arch is a great addition to a garden. Keep it safe by keeping weeds away from it, as well as treating it with products to prevent wood rot.