# Galvanized and rustproof: galvanized Before Welding. Made of heavy duty galvanized wire, providing a maximum durability and corrosion resistance and long life. Wider weave not too stiff, the material will confirm to rolled shape as tree guards for fruit trees..# The 1/4 inch hardware cloth is to keep critters out and the chickens / rabbit safe, protect your garden fruits and vegetables from rodent animals. The 1/4 inch openings would have to be really small to get through. In the area of Wisconsin, Colorado, Cal kings, small baby copperhead snakes and rattle snakes come for damage seasonally. Dig a shallow trench before installing to ensure the fence is partially underground for peace of mind..# Applications for various purposes: With ¼ inch holes wire mesh, works as fencing for flower beds, trees, vegetable gardens, and a wide gutters guard and making compost bins as well. This hardware cloth is ideal as chicken coop wire and rabbit run, also very effective at keeping out critters like squirrels, rabbits, rats, hawks, raccoons, skunks..# Easy to install: flexible design of this hardware cloth makes welded wire roll easy to use for a number of applications. After measuring and cutting the suitable size for your project, simply put one end against the fence; hammer the fencing nails in along all edges of the hardware cloth to hold it in place. Be carefully of the sharp edge after cut, please must wear the gloves for operation..# Material & Size: 23 gauge, heavy duty hot dipped galvanized hardware cloth, providing a double zinc coating for maximum rust resistance and long life, cut easily with scissors. Molded or folded as needed without any problems. The 1/4-inch mesh roll is flexible and tight enough to leave out larger ground crawling arachnids. 4 ft. x 25 ft.