The first question most owners planning to install a Faux Fence Panels in the winter months ask is ‘can you choose done’? Our answer at All Seasons Vinyl is a definite ‘yes’ – if it’s done properly. As a budget-conscious homeowner myself, you can easily understand how important it is usually to do-it-yourself.
What most contractors won’t show you is their trade secret to battling the frozen winter ground so you can successfully install much needed Faux Fence Panels – all on your own. While our experts at All Seasons Vinyl are staffed for your very purpose of assisting our customers by using these issues, let me extend some tips the right path – with the easy solution to the most common misconception: you can not install in the winter months.
This idea couldn’t be more mistaken. First, let’s comprehend the challenge that awaits you. The primary concern is that frozen ground pushes posts and concrete out of the ground. This makes it important to adjust how we dig and fill the hole in order that it remains solid and stable. The best winter season to completely tackle this project is when snow blankets the ground, actually acting being a warming blanket to help keep the ground pliable. Vinyl fencing is the best material to make use of at any time of year, while there is less compression and expansion of the fabric during installation.
Whether there is snow or not, and whatever the severity of the elements, one easy tool and a fast tip will quickly bring success to you personally on that DIY project. The tool to obtain could be the auger, to make the hole in the necessary shape. The key to defeating that frozen ground is to shape the hole being a bell when it freezes, the concrete will in fact push down, not up, making your post sturdy and solid.
Further techniques including adding gravel for the bottom for drainage before filling with concrete are standard to the post installation. For greater detail on installing your fence, visit our How To Install on our website.