If you’re looking to transform your space, the right fencing can turn your garden into a haven from the outside world. Here are 7 ideas for inspiration!
Setting a wooden post in concrete makes it more stable and secure, but as the wood shrinks over time, it can cause the post to become loose. To prevent this from happening, drive several large, rust resistant nails in all four sides of the post at different angles. Watch this video to find out more.
Once you build a fence it is inevitable that the weather is going to take its toll on it. Fence posts that were originally cut square allow rainwater to soak right into the wood resulting in expansion and splitting of the wood. We've found that by cutting the fence posts at a slight angle the water drains right off rather than sitting and soaking into the wood.
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Find out how to build a pressure treated wood privacy fence and lattice screen in your yard, as well as an easy to assemble stone fire pit. Watch this video to find out more.
To remove wooden posts from the ground, screw a block of wood to the side of the post, stack concrete blocks next to it to form a fulcrum, position a 2x4 under the block of wood and over the fulcrum, then pull down on it to pull the post out of the ground. Watch this video to find out more.