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if your cedar wooden fence posts are rotting at the bottom, you need to replace them. the rot probably developed because the posts were installed improperly. so if you install your new posts the same way the old posts were installed, you’ll just have to do the whole thing over again a few years down the line.
most big box store wood posts actually measure 3-1/2'' x 3-1/2''. some vinyl fence manufactures hollow posts that are a true 4" square or 5" square posts. although these vinyl posts will fit over the wood posts, they will not fit tight, requiring you to shim the difference for a tight fit.
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the smooth surface and strht lines of the metal make it difficult for cats to climb over the fence. they can slide through the bars, however, and that silky fur seems to help them on their way. puppy panels can be an excellent way to keep cats in or out of your yard.
elegance no-dig post installation system saves time and money. avoid the time consuming and destructive chore of digging holes for posts. with the no-dig post mounts, the vinyl posts only need to penetrate a couple of inches into the ground and are a few feet shorter than regular vinyl posts. the shorter posts result in cheaper shipping costs.
allow all fence posts and rails to air-dry for a few months before applying paint or wood sealer to the wood. this prevents the paint and sealer from trapping moisture inside the wood and rotting .
i currently have a 5 foot high wood cedar fence that i would like to replace with a vinyl fence. the wood posts are all in perfect condition. is it possible to use them and slide the hollow vinyl sleeve posts over them? this would save me a lot of time and money.
if the wood is soft to the touch or becomes smashed in when you touch it with the screwdriver, the wood may be rotting beneath the surface, and you shouldn't install new fence panels on it. all existing posts should be strht and level before you install the new fence panels.
this procedure is not necessary for normal application of porch posts, only needed in situations such as when hurricane strength winds are anticipated which could raise your roof off of the posts. 1. drill a 1/8" hole through the post and the tabs on the plate in the middle opposing each other 5/8" from the deck and ceiling. 2.
these vinyl post sleeves are designed for new construction. 4x4 vinyl post sleeve slides over treated wooden 4x4 lumber and are commonly used for fences less than 5' high and for deck railing. wall thickness 0.130 inches. 6x6 vinyl post sleeve slides over treated wooden 6x6 lumber and are great for decks. wall thickness 0.135 inches.
if you are planning to install a houston wood fence on your property, you might consider using high-quality steel posts rather than wood or vinyl-covered wood. although steel fence posts and pipes are primarily used for chain-link fences, they have several advantages when used with a wooden fence.
the snapfence 16 in. x 4 ft. fence topper extension kit can be attached to a block wall to add privacy or can be used on the ground along driveways or on soft surfaces such as grass to line gardens or
building a vinyl fence how to assemble a vinyl panel fence using either the routed system or the bracket system. instructions for building the fence on flat and sloped terrain.
vinyl fence panels are comprised of a bottom rail, top rail and slats. assemble them according to manufacturer’s instructions. snap the ends of the top and bottom rails into the appropriate holes on the fence posts.
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installing a vinyl fence isn't like installing other fences. the information below will share with you mistakes you can avoid when installing a vinyl fence. 1. shallow holes. when you build a vinyl fence you have to make sure that the posts are inserted deep enough in the ground. wood and metal fences have weight behind them that helps keep .
step 3-insert the posts. insert the vinyl fence post in the hole. fill the hole with concrete mix to secure your vinyl fence post. do the same with the remaining fence posts. make sure that all the vinyl fence posts are level with each other. tie a string on each end of the post and adjust the height of your vinyl fence post with a rubber mallet.
4″x4″ posts will run in the range of $25-$40 per post. the are installed on either end of the fence panel and are required for stability. vinyl post caps will give your fence the finishing touches and cost between $3-$6.00 per post cap. vinyl fence gates will run you about $150-250.00 depending upon on how fancy you want to get.
vinyl fencing comes in many styles and colors. it is a maintenance-free option that does not weather like wood fencing does. to install vinyl fencing, you need only attach pre-made fence sections to posts. vinyl expands in hot temperatures.
installing vinyl fence slides over wooden posts has several advantages. the slides are hollow vinyl and are about 1/3 the price of solid vinyl posts. this method of fencing also saves money because you have no need for treated wooden posts due to the slide and cap, which will protect wooden posts from weathering, rotting and pests.
to install a wood fence post, use a durable wood that can withstand the local climate—ask an expert at a nearby home improvement store if you aren't sure. make sure the post you choose is labeled as suitable for ground contact! since wood posts may rot over time, apply a non-water-based, brush-on wood preservative like copper naphthenate first.
vinyl fencing is a relatively new, maintenance-free type of fencing. it's available in forms similar to both wood panel and rail fencing. vinyl fencing isn't subject to rot, fading or other effects of weather and time as wood fencing can be. vinyl is a good choice for an attractive, easily maintained fence system.
the vinyl posts fit over wood or steel posts and remain flush with the ground. a manual or powered post hole digger is an essential tool. if you have clay in your soil, the ground can be very hard during months with little rain, so you may want to plan installation for wetter months, typically spring or fall.
i just took down an old split rail fence and installed a new vinyl fence 75' in length. i had this thought as well but my fence had holes 8' apart and most vinyl fences i believe come in 6' increments. if somehow your posts are spaced perfectly, you can slip the vinyl posts over the post and add some cement for support.