how do I keep kids off fence

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juliet wrote:Use anti climb paint and then when parents complain, say it was just stain but you don't know why it didn't dry properly....and the worse that can happen is that they take you small claims court for a new outfit? Who really could be bothered to do that?
That is not the worst that can happen anf the small claims does not even apply in this circumstances, not in Ireland anyway
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What is the worse that could happen then?
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juliet wrote:What is the worse that could happen then?
i do not know but nothing to do with small claims anyway
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How about a sprinkler system?

Turn it on when they are on the fence :D
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CoffeeDrinker wrote: want them off now fence is new and do not want it damaged
Is your new fence really so weak that it would be damaged by kids climbing on it? It should be fit for purpose - ie to keep people out.
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do not want them on it anyway my property. plenty of room to play besides gawking over my fence
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Sadly some kids these days can cause untold damage and downright inconvenience

i think the only answer is to find a Big Plant Nursery and buy big Pyracantha

You could try your local Freegle group

Someone may want to dig out Pyracantha .........given TLC they move fairly happily
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the fence is 4 feet high and 16 feet long, how many is that and how can the pyracantha be on the top. it is a picket like http://www.gardendeckingfencing.ie/high ... -fence.asp

has anyone used that plastic barbed wire, it might not be as dangerous as barbed wire itself?
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A pyracantha hedge will soon project fwd of the top of the fence

No kid is going to try climbing /sitting on pyracantha hedge ...........its too darn prickly

about 10 decent size plants should be adequate
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Put something nice and disgusting on the top - I'll leave it to your imagination what to use but if your fence is painted brown anyway it wont show. Once they get some under their fingernails they won't come back in a hurry.

Or spread fresh manure, chicken manure etc. behind the fence. Or wrotten eggs - anthything that smells bad. Once you have broken their habit of climbing on your fence you can clear up the smelly stuff and enjoy your garden again.

Or try googling stink bombs. There's some good recipes for making bad smells yourself.
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katee wrote:Ah yes, it must not be used on anywhere under 2m :(
Says who?
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CoffeeDrinker wrote:the fence is 4 feet high and 16 feet long, how many is that and how can the pyracantha be on the top. it is a picket like http://www.gardendeckingfencing.ie/high ... -fence.asp

has anyone used that plastic barbed wire, it might not be as dangerous as barbed wire itself?
Which way round did you erect the fence, does it have the rails your side?
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arborlad wrote:
CoffeeDrinker wrote:the fence is 4 feet high and 16 feet long, how many is that and how can the pyracantha be on the top. it is a picket like http://www.gardendeckingfencing.ie/high ... -fence.asp

has anyone used that plastic barbed wire, it might not be as dangerous as barbed wire itself?
Which way round did you erect the fence, does it have the rails your side?
no on theri side.plus there is a small boundary fence that was always there. Because i did not want a boundary fence and wanted my fence in my garden i left the boundary fence in place and erected at my side.

They use my mine to pull themselves up on the small fence and lean on mine to balance.it is not designed for that and i do not want them gaping in my door.plenty space to play besides there..they may not care about the small fence but i care about mine as i paid for it and will have to paint preservative on it.

The rails are just like in the pic, you see it from 'their' side but both sides ar ein my garden so if i could have something for the rails that would deter but not really hurt... like plastic barbed wire.
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CoffeeDrinker wrote:
arborlad wrote:
CoffeeDrinker wrote:the fence is 4 feet high and 16 feet long, how many is that and how can the pyracantha be on the top. it is a picket like http://www.gardendeckingfencing.ie/high ... -fence.asp

has anyone used that plastic barbed wire, it might not be as dangerous as barbed wire itself?
Which way round did you erect the fence, does it have the rails your side?
no on theri side.plus there is a small boundary fence that was always there. Because i did not want a boundary fence and wanted my fence in my garden i left the boundary fence in place and erected at my side.

They use my mine to pull themselves up on the small fence and lean on mine to balance.it is not designed for that and i do not want them gaping in my door.plenty space to play besides there..they may not care about the small fence but i care about mine as i paid for it and will have to paint preservative on it.

The rails are just like in the pic, you see it from 'their' side but both sides ar ein my garden so if i could have something for the rails that would deter but not really hurt... like plastic barbed wire.
I'd get your contractor back to do it properly, all you've done is built a climbing frame for them!

Who does the original fence belong to?
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Plastic - would that be prikka strips the?

under the guise of keeping cats off.
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