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hardware cloth

galvanized steel wire screen with a mesh usually between 0.25 and 0.5 inches (0.64 and 1.27 cm), used for coarse sieves, animal cages, and the like. Unabridged
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  • Use a staple gun to staple the hardware cloth to one side of the frame, starting with the four corners.
  • If you prefer to enclose your pile in a bin, construct a simple homemade structure with wood framing, hardware cloth and hinges.
  • Cut lengths of hardware cloth to fit inside the bed.
  • If using hardware cloth, trim or file each wire along the cut edge to ensure safer handling when opening and closing the bin.
  • The sides and bottom are covered with hardware cloth.
  • Sheet or lath metal, hardware cloth or concrete can cover larger holes.
  • hardware cloth can be attached to the bottom of decks.
  • Solutions include capping pipes or covering open ends with screen wire or hardware cloth.
  • Openings to vents and balconies should be blocked with rustproof wire mesh called hardware cloth.
  • In a new flower bed, hardware cloth can be placed at the bottom and sides to prevent access by moles.

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