You need a post hole digger and cement. YOu have to measure out the area that you are putting the post. YOu can space them apart every 6-8 feet. You dig the hole and have the cement prepared and when the hole is done you put the cement around the post. The cement should come with directions for mix. You should put the post down at least 10" for it to stay in the ground well. I don't think 10 inches will quite do it. A good rule of thumb is half the heaight of the fence but nothing less than 30 inches deep. The diameter of the hole should be at least 4 inches greater in diameter than the post but nothing smaller than 6 inches. Make sure your holes look more like a bell than an ice cream cone because frost in the winter time can actually lift the post out of the ground.
To install wooden fence posts, it is bests to use a fence post auger. An auger literally drills the correct size hole in which to insert the post.
Yes. It tends to pop a little bit. But it burns well.
Yes, you can install wooden fence posts yourself. You will need to make sure each post is 2 feet longer than the height you want your fence to be at because it is recommended that each post be set 18 inches into the ground. http://www.diylife.com/2008/03/25/diy-basics-setting-a-wood-fence-post/
There will be a video showing how to install a wood privacy fence using the VersaPost very soon.
Barbed wire needs to be stretched tight. This requires solid posts at the ends or the wire will slack over time. I would speak with a fence contractor to see if your posts will support the wire.
With the help of a tape measure, determine the layout of the area where the fence is to be installed. Then, lay the foundation of the fence, that is the fence posts. After the points of stabilization have been established, you need to insert a stake into each one of these points in order to identify where the fence posts will be situated. The hole for the fence posts should be approximately 4 inches wider than the fence posts. If there is no frost where the fence is being installed, you may be required to dig holes with the intention that one half of the exposed height of the post is underground. In case, there are areas where frost takes place, you need to be no less than 6 inches below the frost line. The best way to dig holes is with the help of a gas powered auger. When digging the holes, you must leave room, a few extra inches is intended for putting in a gravel base. Once the holes are dug out, you need to start mixing the concrete using a wheelbarrow bucket. Insert your first fence post inside the hole and start adding in the concrete with the help of a shovel. Once the concrete has been put in, level the fence posts and make them even. Once the first post has been installed, move to the next corner fence post and stretch a line of string from the first fence post to the second in order for you to ensure that you have a straight and even line. Once all the corner fence posts have been installed, you can continue to install the fence posts that are situated between the corner posts. This will make sure you don't get an uneven fence.
The strong or strongest part of a fence line are its posts. Posts are generally placed partly into the ground for permanent fencing. Posts provide structure for the entire fence, whether using slats or chain-link in between the posts. Even wood panels used instead of slats are typically weaker than the posts they are attached to in the fence line.
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You can purchase plastic (most likely vinyl) fence posts online from such websites as Buy Vinyl Fence, Buy Direct Vinyl Fence, Lowe's, Penn Fence and Home Depot.
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it takes experience but it can be done. you need to use a string line, just as you should have done when setting the posts.
dont buy them
You would be better off painting or staining over a cedar fence. It is very difficult to remove as it soaks into the wood.
If you want your fence to last for a very long time I would definitely recommend cementing the posts in.
56 posts are needed for the fence
160post at 20 ft. apart
Most people don't recommend waterproofing for a cedar fence as it doesn't need it. If a waterproofer is used Thompsons Water Seal is the best brand.
I'd like to install a chain link fence around my property. Are they difficult to install?