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Oct 1, 2015 . The Home Mender, Dustin Luby, shows us how to remove and replace a 4x4 fence post. Click the links below to see inside "Dustin's Toolbox". You can do it! Hom..
Setting a wooden post in concrete makes it more stable and secure, but as the wood shrinks over time, it can cause the post to become loose. . The nails will further tie the post to the concrete, and hold it firmly in place even if the wood shrinks. Watch this video . Attaching stringers to posts when building a wooden fence
Apr 3, 2017 . Timber posts set in concrete pose a particular challenge. There are temporary fixes available but often the best option is to replace the post. Even if a fence post is not rotten above ground, older posts may be rotten below ground. This happens mostly in the region just below the surface where the wood is..
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Most of the time repairing or replacing fence posts is a hugely awkward, difficult job. Usually the existing wooden post has rotted at ground level because it has been concreted in by someone who did not take 5 minutes to trowel the top of the concrete to a slight dome allowing the rain water to run off. Instead of that, the..
In damp and rainy climates such as the UK, it isn't uncommon for fence posts to rot. That's why we've put . 'how to' video. In it you'll see how to remove the old fence post and level it off, where to place the repair spur and how to drive it into place, and how to secure your new post. . How to install a fence post onto concrete..
The fence post described in this article has snapped at the base of the ground. See also: Designing A Gate For A Fence. This is how to repair a wood fence when a post is imbedded in concrete. You could very well dig down to the concrete around the broken post, SPENDING HOURS before you need a few guys to help you..
Apr 14, 2017 . I took the fence panel off and came up with a game plan to fix it, but I wasn't in a huge hurry since I was busy working on lots of other projects all winter. In years past, I've used a bag of quick-dry concrete to set posts, so the plan was to buy a new 4×4, set it, reattach the hardware, and done (you actually..
Feb 17, 2013 . I just went through the process of removing a broken-off fence post without removing the concrete pier. Tough job! I expected it would only take a couple of hours, and that replacing just the post would be easier than digging out and breaking out the old pier, disposing of the concrete, and pouring a new pier
I decided to use expanding foam instead of concrete to install a new fence in my backyard. There& a few tips in .. How To Repair A Wooden Privacy Fence When A Post Is Broken. Fence . If you live in Texas, and you have wooden fence posts, this repair may save your fence from falling down during a wind storm. Simpson..
Figure A: Fence post footing. When setting a fence post, you should always pour concrete so it extends a few inches above the grass and taper the edges to drain water away from the wood post. Burying the concrete below the surface may look nicer, but it's a surefire way to accelerate wood rot
Jan 20, 2015 . . Click on this link for more videos about construction, home repairs and fences. Here's a project I worked on and thought it would make a good video. I ended up digging out a large tree root and removing the old concrete fence post footings and it would've been..
Cut out portions of rotten fence posts: Rot is likely to only occur underground. Brace the fence so it stands straight. Dig around the damaged post and cut the rotten portion out. Install a new partial post to replace the section you removed and bolt it to the end of the old post. Pour a new concrete footing to complete the repair
Removing an old fence post can be a pain in the ass especially if the post has rotted and fallen off. That's because fence posts are set in a concrete footing that is usually at least two feet deep in the ground. You could dig it out, but that takes too long. Have you ever dug 2 deep hole before? If you have hard-packed or..
May 19, 2014 . Remove a wooden fence post from cement without having to dig up all the cement. You put the fence post right back in the same hole. It will be the same level and will be straight. No drilling or vacuuming or pulling all the cement out and no digging 3 foot deep! A year ago it took me one afternoon to replace..
Mix a bag of ready mix cement according to package directions. Pour it around the post to the top of the hole. Let it dry 24 hours. If you don't use cement, and are replacing a wooden post put small gravel in the bottom 6, inches,(15.2 cm), of the hole,..
EZ Fence Post Mender, Allows Easy Repair Of Rotted Or Damaged 4x4 Wood Posts Installed In Concrete Or Dirt, Reinforces Weakened Wood Posts Without Having To Replace The Post Or The Concrete, Sold Individually, Use In Pairs. Product information. Package Quantity:6. Product Dimensions, 12.6 x 3.9 x 28 inches