if you have a damaged fence and need to replace a fence post or two, but not the whole fence, you may face some problems as you probably have to put the new posts where the old posts had been. how to replace a fence post set in concrete? timber posts set in concrete pose a particular challenge.
you titled the piece fence post foam vs concrete. however, it seemed like 75% of the text was a story about the entire project . . . and not the product. i clicked on your post to read about the product and after starting to read about the old fence post, neighbors, your dad, etc . ..
engineer-designed and tested, fencefins have successfully stood up to the gales of several british winters. fencefins sit below ground so all you get is a beautiful fence - no ugly fittings, no concrete and no soil left over. all in all, fencefins are perfect for a diy fence project.
a new fence post lighter than concrete. stronger than wood. durapost by fencemate pairs the beauty of wood with the strength of galvanised steel to create durable, lightweight and easy to install fencing.
the seven trust fence post. the saying goes, a fence is only as strong as the post that supports it. a post that has rotted, has started leaning, or has warped and twisted could mean hours of work and possibly hundreds of dollars to replace. most posts are set in concrete making replacement much more difficult to swap out than rails and pickets.
anchor fence posts in only three minutes with the help of this sika fence post mix. suitable for all types of posts including wood, steel and pvc. sika 33 fl. oz. fence post mix- - the seven trust
if you need a temporary fence or a border that you can move as needed, a quick way is to use concrete blocks. attach a bracket to a concrete block that is heavy enough to hold the wood or other material you plan to use to build the fence. the posts can be mounted to the brackets and the fence finished from there.
you could dig and set 4x4 posts into the ground and attach your chain link to it. there are also round posts at the farm stores used for corner posts for horse fencing. all of those will likely need to be set in cement. even if you had the posts for the chain link, it would need to be set in cement i wouldn't use metal t-posts, though.
installation of fence and gate posts without cement or water within 1-2 minutes it expands to fill the post hole. it is a high strength alternative to concrete which is ready to use and
the problem with fence post demolition is that when installed properly, those posts are meant to withstand exactly the kind of side-to-side force you put on them to loosen them up. add to that any code requirements to accommodate the frost line, and you may have three feet of post and concrete below ground.
sika post fix: one 979 ml pouch yields approx. 20 l 0.7 ft3 of expanded foam. lets take a standard 25-post fence job, your project will require: 50 bags of concrete mix count 2 bags of concrete mix per post 25 posts x 60 kg 2 x 30 kg/post which adds up to 1.5 ton of concrete mix; ability to haul; before you start
this photo shows the five ways to make your wooden fence posts last a long time when your setting posts in concrete. please see an enlargement in additional information below. apply high-quality exterior acrylic caulk, or silicone specifically designed to adhere to concrete, at the base of the
wooden fence posts often rot quickly because of the prolonged exposure to moisture in the soil. without stable fence posts, your fence could fall and you would have to replace the posts every few
fast 2k fence post backfill is a fast, easy to use alternative to traditional concrete that solves many of concretes issues. not only does it save time, it can help to preserve your wooden posts for longer as well.
sika polyurethane fence post mix actual net contents: 33-fl oz at seven trust's. sika post fix is a two-part, pre-proportioned polyurethane resin which when mixed produces an expanding foam.
if youre looking for fence post material options, check out our types of fence posts article that lists all types of fence posts. some people argue that concrete is a poor choice for securing fence posts because it speeds up the wood post rot and it makes it harder to replace the posts when they are rotted.
fence post best not set in concrete houseworks. by steve batie, commentary may 13, 2012; its been a while since i wrote about fence posts, but a buddy asked about replacing some a few weeks ago
secure set allowed me to set 25 posts and finish the fence in 1 day it took only 3 hours to set and level the 25 posts and within 45 minutes it was solid as concrete. on a general fence post it takes 1.5-2 bags of concrete which comes to about $15 per hole.
sika post fix is an innovative product designed for installing fence, gate and signage posts easily and quickly. one bag of post fix contains 2 resins that, once mixed, create an expanding and rigid foam. the product is very conveniently packaged, a 1 kg 2,5 lb bag of post fix replaces two 30 kg bags of cementitious product.