The first question most householders seeking to install a White Picket Fence Headboards in the winter months ask is ‘can it be done’? Our answer at All Seasons Vinyl can be a definite ‘yes’ – when it is done properly. As a budget-conscious homeowner myself, it is possible to understand just how important it is usually to do-it-yourself.
What most contractors won’t tell you is trade secret to battling the frozen winter ground in order to successfully install that much needed White Picket Fence Headboards – all on your own. While our experts at All Seasons Vinyl are staffed to the very function of assisting our customers with such issues, let me extend some pointers on your path – with the easy answer to the commonest misconception: you can’t install in the winter months.
This idea couldn’t be further from the truth. First, let’s comprehend the challenge that awaits you. The primary dilemma is that frozen ground pushes posts and concrete out of your ground. This makes it vital to adjust how we dig and fill the hole in order that it remains solid and stable. The best winter season to actually tackle this project happens when snow blankets the ground, actually acting like a warming blanket to hold the ground pliable. Vinyl fencing is the greatest material to work with at any time of the season, while there is less compression and expansion of the material during installation.
Whether there is snow or otherwise not, and regardless of severity of weather, one easy tool and an instant tip are going to bring success to you personally on that DIY project. The tool to obtain could be the auger, to help make the hole in the necessary shape. The key to defeating that frozen ground is always to shape the hole like a bell when it freezes, the concrete would really push down, not up, making this post sturdy and solid.
Further techniques including adding gravel on the bottom for drainage prior to filling with concrete are standard to your post installation. For greater detail on installing your fence, visit our How To Install on our website.