The first question most homeowners wanting to purchase a Guardian Electric Fence Collar during the cold months ask is ‘can you choose done’? Our answer at All Seasons Vinyl is a definite ‘yes’ – if it’s done correctly. As a budget-conscious homeowner myself, it is possible to understand just how important it could be to do-it-yourself.
What most contractors won’t let you know could be the trade secret to battling the frozen winter ground to help you successfully install that much needed Guardian Electric Fence Collar – by yourself. While our experts at All Seasons Vinyl are staffed for the very function of assisting our customers with your issues, let me extend some suggestions on your path – with the easy response to the commonest misconception: you can’t install during the cold months.
This idea couldn’t be more wrong. First, let’s see the challenge that awaits you. The primary issue is that frozen ground pushes posts and concrete from the ground. This makes it vital to adjust the way you dig and fill the hole in order that it remains solid and stable. The best winter season to really tackle this project is the place snow blankets the floor, actually acting just like a warming blanket to maintain the floor pliable. Vinyl fencing is the greatest material to use at any time of year, as there is less compression and expansion of the material during installation.
Whether there exists snow or otherwise not, and regardless of the severity of weather, one easy tool and a quick tip will begin to bring success for your requirements on that DIY project. The tool to acquire will be the auger, in order to make the hole inside necessary shape. The key to defeating that frozen ground is always to shape the hole just like a bell when it freezes, the concrete would really push down, not up, making your post sturdy and solid.
Further techniques like adding gravel for the bottom for drainage prior to filling with concrete are standard to any post installation. For greater detail on installing your fence, visit our How To Install on our website.