Tools Guide

Tools Guide for Aluminium Fences, Gates, and Screens

Installing an Ezi-Screen fence, gate or screen requires a few standard tools. Here's a list of what we like to use.

Assembly

For assembly of panels and gates, we suggest the following tools:

  • Tape measure
  • Sharp pencil
  • Rubber or wooden mallet
  • Electric drill or impact driver
  • Drop saw with aluminium cutting blade (if cutting materials to size)
  • Calculator
  • Sharp knife for unwrapping materials

Installation

Installing aluminium panels or gates requires different tools depending on the type of posts you are using.

Cement-set Aluminium Posts

For cement-set aluminium posts, we suggest the following tools:

  • Tape measure
  • Sharp pencil
  • Spirit level
  • Post hole shovel or auger
  • Crowbar or jackhammer for hard digging
  • Cement
  • Electric drill or impact driver for fixing panels to the post
  • Circular saw with aluminium cutting blade to cut posts to size
Bolt-down Aluminium Post Feet
Brick Piers

You should always wear protective equipment – gloves, safety glasses, ear protection and sturdy footwear

For further help and advice, contact our knowledgeable staff.