If you’re mounting a fence to concrete, you’ll want to use metal fence posts. While some companies make metal post brackets to mount wood posts to concrete, a privacy fence built with metal posts can outlast a wood fence by decades. You’ve seen fences like this. This fence is not leaning…
Another way would be to set your fence on top of the concrete using 5/8-inch or 3/4-inch anchor bolts. You’d have to use treated wood where it is attached to the concrete. The L shaped fence would also give it strength in staying up. You’d have to either buy, borrow, or rent a hammer drill to drill holes for the anchor bolts.
Building a fence on a concrete slab is easy. Unlike the case with standard installations, anchoring fences to slabs doesn't require digging post holes or mixing concrete. Builders use metal post brackets to anchor fence posts onto existing concrete slabs. Post brackets attach to concrete via concrete screws or concrete anchors.
This concrete and wooden fence also features a brick wall section. Make sure you check out my full tutorial on how to build this brick section of the fence. We welded rectangular pipes between the metal posts, as supports for the wooden fence boards. Use a spirit level to check if the pipes are horizontal.
Depending on the strength of your concrete, you can either drill all the way through like in Solution # 2, or set the chain link fence posts with hydraulic cement. If you are installing a wood fence then you will want to use the wood to steel fence brackets.
Pour the concrete footing. Carefully holding your post in place, pour in instant concrete until the hole is 2/3 full. Add water to the top and use a stirring stick to mix the cement. Prop the post into place (stabilize using temporary nailed boards if necessary) and allow the concrete to set following the manufacturer's instructions.
Drill holes into the concrete that are the right diameter for lead shields using a masonry bit in a hammer drill. Insert lead shields into the holes in the concrete. Use lag bolts or screws to attach the metal post bracket to the concrete. Insert the wood post in the post bracket, and screw or nail it in place.
Wood and Concrete Fence. credit: Pin Insta Decor. Combining wood and concrete in a fence design is quite common, and this one is a great option. The result of combining wood slats and gray concrete blocks create an adorable fence style. Concrete Wall with Brick Decor. credit: Casinha Danane.
Use string and batter boards to lay out the fence. Place the batter boards just beyond where your fence corners will be located and run strings between them. Keep the strings 6 inches away from your property line. The strings help you line up the posts.
With modern advancements in fence materials and fence design: You can build an awesome looking privacy fence easier than you can build the old traditional wooden fence. Let’s dive right in. Wood & Metal Fence Design Options. By combining wood and metal materials to build your fence, your privacy fence design options are endless.
Once the concrete has cured, it's time to build the fence. Attach the wood fence rails or wood fence panels to the posts. Attach the rails to the posts. The widest part of the rail should register on the post.
Pour water on top of the dry concrete mix at a ratio of about one gallon per 50-pound bag. For the 30-inch-deep hole mentioned above, that would require about five gallons of water. Add slowly,...
Looks solid enough, but setting wooden posts in concrete is a bad idea. First major wet period will cause the posts to swell, and your concrete will crack. After more alternating wet and dry periods, the posts will rot at the ground line.
Installing your fence on a concrete surface such as a patio or driveway is easy with this innovative system by WamBam Fence. Whether a vinyl pool fence, viny...
Use construction lumber for make the forms for the fence elevation. As you can see you need to make panels that go on both sides of the rebar beam. Plumb the panels vertically and then reinforce the formwork with construction wire and supports. Add diagonal braces to the forms to keep them locked together tightly while filling them with concrete.
How to mark a fence line and the post locations before building a fence. After digging the post holes, the posts should be braced and set in concrete before attaching the rails and pickets. Skip to collection list Skip to video grid. Fencing Installing Fence Posts.
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