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Neighbour fence privacy

Discussion in 'Repairs & Maintenance' started by Exsanguine, 8th Aug, 2015.

  1. Exsanguine

    Exsanguine New Member

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    Hello All

    Any advice on this situation please? My neighbour has extended, and their extension is very close to our outdoor deck and our living area. The fence between us does not provide much privacy because A)It's fairly low B) there are "see through" horizontal slats.

    Basically whenever I walk out the back of my living room, I'm in danger of making eye contact with the neighbours.

    May be I'm just a bit of crank, but I want to screen the fence such that there is no direct eyeline between my porch and their porch. My plan was to put up some sort of privacy lattice, and then affix this shade cloth stuff to cover the exposed horizontal slats, possibly double or triple folding it to block out all light. Any thoughts?

    see my fence and the stuff I was going to use. Any better options apart from ripping the fence down and putting in a different one? thanks
     

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  2. Chilliblue

    Chilliblue Well-Known Member

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    Clumping bamboo and within 12 months your problem will be no more
     
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  3. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Do you live next door to the Medusa or weeping angels?
     
  4. Big Red

    Big Red Well-Known Member

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    hedge tree and train it to grow evenly and up. Or else you can build a higher screen/ fence.
     
  5. Darlinghurst Boy

    Darlinghurst Boy Well-Known Member

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    what makes u think he will stare at you through the slots?
    Have you caught them staring through the slots or you are just thinking it could happen?

    Use the mesh in your first picture to cover it up
     
  6. S.T

    S.T Well-Known Member

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    Just rock around naked in your loungeroom and you'll find your neighbors will be the ones adding the fence extension. Save you some cash.
     
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  7. Azazel

    Azazel Well-Known Member

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    I saw bamboo and thought you were going to say that bamboo screen stuff, awful.
    Real bamboo plants look good.