Installing Fence posts
There are several options for installing fence posts. Every fence design should be based on the intended use. If the fence will take heavy wind loads or side loads from a gate, then the posts must be more secure. If there is a deep frost line in your area then you may want to dig deeper to reduce the effect of freezing pushing the posts out of the ground.
So, based on the level of fence load and expected life, you can:
Pound posts into the ground
Make sure you get the ground really wet to ...
Fence Design: Level Top or Parallel To The Ground
Here is one basic design concept that I thought everyone
knew until I hired Home Depot's subcontracting service to install a fence and
they blew the job and I had to remove all their substandard work.
Rolling Land (Functional Fence)
If you have a lot with over 1-2 foot of elevation slope, you have two options. Design the fence with a horizontal top and have a stair step in the top of the fence to correct for the slope of the lot. Most people will install a fence that follows the contour ...
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