Storm Doris was named on the 21 February as yellow and amber warnings for wind, snow and rain were issued by the Met Office.
Overnight and into the morning of the 23 February, Storm Doris underwent explosive cyclogenesis labelling it a weather bomb. The centre of the storm moved rapidly through Northern Ireland in the early hours, across northern England and out into the North Sea by the early afternoon.
Strong winds and gusts were experienced across the UK particularly in North Wales where a gust of 94 mph was recorded at Capel Curig.
Fences Down  
All over the country fences were blown down creating a huge demand for  all the materials needed replace or repair.
The main reason for a weak fence is usually down to wear and tear although even the strongest construction would be threatened by the likes of Doris
You might want to consider offering customers a fence  that allows the wind to pass through it. Installing garden railings or a picket fence will allow the wind to pass through whilst still giving an amount of privacy and security.  If the fence is more than 10 years old it likely that the posts (if wooden) will have become weakened  at the base due to moisture in the soil soaking through into the wood.

OSC manufacture and supply fasteners and wood connectors that outperform conventional screws, bolts, ties and nails. This is a web site worth investigating before you set about a fencing assignment.
A British company, established in 1998 to distribute FastenMaster self-drilling fasteners, manufactured in the USA. They are  still the exclusive importer and distributor for the entire product range.
OSC identified a need for a comprehensive British-made range of first-class corrosion-resistant screws and fasteners specifically for UK timber sizes, so  set about researching the market. The  Carpenters Mate self-drilling screws and fasteners have taken the UK trades market by storm.
OSC are the exclusive importer for the CAMO hidden deck fastening system. An overwhelming success back in the States, CAMO makes quick work of decking projects and gives the perfect finish: no visible screw heads or screw holes.
Every single Carpenters Mate product is designed and manufactured not only in accordance with the strictest guidelines and regulations, but in accordance with market need.
OSC have  built up a network of more than 800 distributors for their  product ranges and offer a fast courier service anywhere in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Tel 0845 241 9862



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