Digging fence post holes is hard work. Digging in rocky or rooty ground is much harder. The size of the rocks or roots can make setting posts seem impossible. Not to mention trying to keep your posts spacing on center. Even when using an auger to dig fence post holes, if the ground has rocks
Throughout my years of sales experience in the fencing industry, one questions remained constant when I was quoting jobs. “How many gates should a fence have?” To be honest……..this is a question that is really job specific. Let me explain. Say for for instance, you run fence down one side of your property line. This
What is an easement and can you build a fence on one? In short, an easement is the legal right to use someones property. Many homeowners have easements on their properties. However, they remain unaware of them until the times comes to do a project which involves the easement. Such as, installing a fence. Most
Scheduling a fence quote is the first step in purchasing a fence. That is, after you decided you actually need a fence and the type of fence you want. Today people are busier than ever. Scheduling a fence quote that fits into your busy schedule could be a daunting task. However, it is a must
There are many types of fence inspections. The most popular types are post hole depth, fence placement, pool fence inspections, finial inspections and sometimes HOA inspections. While fence inspections may seem like an uanessacry step in the fence installation process, they are actually a good thing for the consumer. Ensuring contractors meet certain building standards.
Installing gates on a slope is not ideal. In a perfect world, every gate installed would hang nice and level in a location that is also flat and level. However, this isn’t a perfect world and most yards have grade changes to prevent drainage issues. As a result, leaving yards and driveways with slopes to
The part of the fence that takes the most abuse are the gates. In order for a gate to operate flawlessly for years, they must hang from a solid foundation. This is where gate posts come into play. The gate posts have the task of supporting the gate leaf. In order to have integrity, they
More often than not, people want fences installed on property lines. Or at least very close to them. That is assuming you know where your property lines are located. After 26 years in the fence industry, my experience is that most homeowners don’t really know where their property ends and the neighboring property begins. Especially