DEAR TIM: I've got a 5 foot 6-inch tall wood privacy fence with very little gap between the vertical wood pieces. When I built the fence I used 4x4 posts in between the wood panels. The posts were buried 2 feet down and surrounded by concrete. I come home from work or wake up and […]
It is possible to build a stacked rock wall. Different techniques are required if the rock wall is to be a retaining wall or just a fence type wall. Be sure to calculate the weight of the earth pushing against the stacked rock wall if it will be a retaining wall.
Fence posts have to withstand a tremendous amount of wind force. If the fence post is not properly set, your fence will not hold. Discover a method for your setting wood fence posts so your fences will stand up to the pressure.
A privacy fence can offer you lots of peace. Privacy fences can be made from a variety of materials. Vinyl privacy fence is acceptable, but a wood privacy fence is great as well. Evergreen bushes and trees might be a better choice to create privacy. Privacy fence designs are as abundant as stars in the sky.
Vinyl fencing is the answer for those who don't want to paint their fences each year. Vinyl fences are also stronger than wood fences and more flexible. However, be aware when installing vinyl fencing, it is more expensive and expands and contracts with changes in temperature.
The following vinyl fence installation tips will help your vinyl fence last. Vinyl fencing expands and contracts. Dimensions of the vinyl fence must be accurate. If you choose to do it yourself, read the instructions very carefully.
Do it yourself fence repair is simple. For fence post repair, never try to force the post upright. Dig the dirt out next to the post and then you can pull it back into place. Older wood picket fences may have to be replaced in sections if the wood rots.