Carey Ray Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:06. Preventive Maintenance of a Wood Fence after Installation is extremely important. Even though pine is 'pressure treated', it still needs to be sealed after installation, and we'd also recommend painting or staining on a two year cycle if you want to enjoy it for many years. The preventive maintenance needs for Chain Link and Synthetic fencing are nil. Just make a periodic inspection looking for damage or unusual wear and tear.
Fern Bishop Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:06. Professional Fence Installation Here, the pros are fairly obvious You get to sit around and watch television while your fence is installed
Beatriz Tyson Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:05. To begin the fence installation, lay out a string line and mark the hole locations. In most cases the posts should be on eight foot centers or less. In high wind areas six foot centers may be necessary. The diameter of the hole for a fence post is recommended to be 3 times larger than the diameter of the post itself. Make sure that the hole goes down below the frost-line. The frost-line can vary anywhere from 0" to 48" depending on location. All fence posts should be set in concrete. Fill the hole with concrete that has the consistency of thick oatmeal. Slide the post down into the concrete making sure that the post is plumb. Fence posts are normally set two feet deep into the concrete. A string line can be used to insure that the posts are at the correct height. Or, the posts can be set high and then cut to the correct height after the concrete has set.
Fern Bishop Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:06. One other item to consider in fence planning is where you want your gate or gates to be located for easy access and security. You want to be sure that you plan accordingly as the gate will require additional spacing to allow it to open and close.
Melanie Chapman Fence, 2018-07-12 13:22:10. The next thing to do is to contact your local utilities and have them come and mark your property. Buried lines and cables must be considered before you begin digging fence posts. If there are lines buried where you planned to build, you will need to adjust your plans and re-measure before purchasing materials.
Beatriz Tyson Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:05. Split Rail Fences If the backyard is large and contains farm pets like horses, split rail fencing is your best bet. Such fencing is seen very frequently in rural locales and is most often made from wood. The main drawback to split rail wooden fence designs is frequent painting. It is also common for horses to attempt escape by eating their way out of wooden fences. Besides putting a dent in your pocket, this can be quite hazardous to equestrian health. The bright side is that installing vinyl split rail fencing easily solves both problems. Vinyl fences stand up to decades of exposure to the harshest elements with no sign of rotting or rusting. Not to mention that vinyl needs virtually no maintenance.
Tanya Knox Fence, 2018-07-12 13:22:10. If your fence is being used to enclose a pool areas you will want to check into that specifically. Even if you do not have any restrictions with a yard fence a fence surrounding a pool is completely different and should be asked about specifically. Installing a pool fence that does not meet your local or state laws can be costly if it has to be removed and a new one reinstalled all because the wrong material was used to enclose the pool.
Eunice Hernandez Fence, 2018-07-12 13:22:10. Cost The size, style, and material will all influence the cost. A larger fenced in yard will require more materials than a small fenced in area. A chain link fence or wrought iron fence will incur a different cost than a wooden fence. A short wooden fence will cost less than a tall wooden privacy.
Reva Clements Fence, 2018-07-12 13:22:09. Vinyl Fencing: Similar to vinyl siding, vinyl fencing is long lasting and easy to clean and maintain. It can be painted to match your home. It can be as decorative as wood fencing for privacy or boundary marking, but withstands weathering far better than even treated wood.
Florence Rosales Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:04. Privacy fences serve to provide the homeowner with seclusion and an intimate setting in the back or front yard. Usually six to eight feel tall, privacy fences are common in both urban and suburban environments.
Carey Ray Fence, 2018-07-13 14:04:06. Where I live we are not under any restriction to the type of fence material we can use, height of fencing, spacing or colors that are acceptable. We are found we are restriction free and may have decorative aluminum, wood, picket or chain link fence. Whatever our hearts desire we can install. I have heard of many neighborhoods allowing wood fencing however not all styles. Picket and split rail wood fences may be allowed but privacy fence not permitted due to a restriction on height.
Helga Lott Fence, 2018-07-11 14:24:16. Privacy fences have become one of the most ubiquitous neighborhood fence styles. A basic solid style cedar fence combines coveted seclusion from neighbors with a clean, simple look. When it's repeated in yard after yard, however, privacy fencing can become a bit monotonous.
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