The first question most homeowners trying to install a Raised Garden Along Fence in the winter months ask is ‘can you choose done’? Our answer at All Seasons Vinyl is really a definite ‘yes’ – whether it is performed correcly. As a budget-conscious homeowner myself, you can actually understand precisely how important it may be to do-it-yourself.
What most contractors won’t let you know is their trade secret to battling the frozen winter ground in order to successfully install that much needed Raised Garden Along Fence – yourself. While our experts at All Seasons Vinyl are staffed for your very purpose of assisting our customers with such issues, let me extend many ways on your path – to the easy response to the most frequent misconception: you cannot install in the winter months.
This idea couldn’t be more wrong. First, let’s see the challenge that awaits you. The primary problem is that frozen ground pushes posts and concrete out of the ground. This makes it essential to adjust how we dig and fill the opening so it remains solid and stable. The best winter season to essentially tackle this project happens when snow blankets the bottom, actually acting just like a warming blanket to help keep the bottom pliable. Vinyl fencing is the best material to work with whenever you want of year, while there is less compression and expansion of the information during installation.
Whether there is snow or otherwise, and no matter the severity of weather, one easy tool and a quick tip will quickly bring success for your requirements on that DIY project. The tool to accumulate may be the auger, to make the opening inside necessary shape. The key to defeating that frozen ground is to shape the opening just like a bell when it freezes, the concrete would really push down, not up, making this page sturdy and solid.
Further techniques such as adding gravel on the bottom for drainage before filling with concrete are standard to your post installation. For greater detail on installing your fence, visit our How To Install on our website.