Concrete for wood fence posts?

I do fence posts the same way brickeye detailed. Instead of putting the posts in a concrete "bucket" where the base of the post can end up saturated with held water, you end up with the base of the post surrounded by a concrete "collar". This past spring I had to pull and replace 14 year-old PT fence posts set with collars.

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Setting posts in cement vs concrete - Renovate Forum

Setting posts in cement vs concrete. We have jus had a fence errected and the posts seem to be set in cement rather than concrete (i.e. cement/gravel/sand). Should I be concerned over the longevity of the fence? Is this a comon practice? Michael. 22nd Jan 2008, 12:02 AM #2. Burnsy. Senior Member Join Date Apr 2007

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Fast Setting Concrete Mix - 50 lb at Menards

This special blend of fast setting cements, sand, and gravel is designed to set in approximately 20-40 minutes, perfect for applications that require same day use. Sets posts without mixing or bracing. Just add water and mix.

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Do Vinyl Fence Posts Need Wood Inserts? - Fence Frenzy

Then, slide the vinyl fence post over top of the reinforcement insert. No matter what insert material is used, the post needs to be set in concrete. So, after the vinyl post is placed over top of the insert, pour concrete around the base and let it set. Now that the posts are set in the concrete, the vinyl boards can be installed.

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Fence Posts - Dirt, Concrete or Foam | DIY Home

I'm thinking 6' weather treated 4x4s, sunk 2' deep into 2'4" holes with 4" of pea gravel at the bottom for drainage, then just pea gravel and dirt to fill the hole, tamping along the way. And that's that for the posts. So that's Way #1. Seems that the other two methods are either concrete or this other foam stuff called GSA Secure Set, which is

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Sika Pro Select Fence Post Fix Concrete Alternative

3 other sellers from$33.64$33.64. Make your repairs quickly and easily with Sika Fence Post Mix. This product takes far less time to set than regular concrete, so you can get on to your next task quickly. Post Fix Fence Post Mix is compatible with a wide range of the most commonly used materials.

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5 Reasons to Avoid Polyurethane Foam for Concrete Lifting

To combat the problem of sagging, sinking or unlevel concrete, home and business owners have two options: mudjacking or polyurethane concrete raising. Here are the differences between each method, along with some important reasons you should avoid choosing polyurethane to lift your sagging concrete. As concrete surfaces age, voids can sometimes develop between the concrete and

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What is the preferred method to set 6x6 fence posts

Concrete. I set posts at least twice a week and have never had a problem. And with 6x6 posts there is no need for anything extra. 3-4' hole, with a 10-12" diameter, concrete. Done. And if you really want to save yourself a lot of hassle, don't mix the concrete. Pour it in dry, and tamp with a thin rod to remove pockets (you can also shake the

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RhinoRock | Affordable Concrete Fencing

A Rhinorock patented concrete clad wall is affordable because it is produced with a unique manufacturing process that makes the fencing panel 90% lighter than a traditional heavy concrete fence. Lower weight means lower production, installation, and shipping costs. The cost of a RhinoRock panel is considerably less than the traditional solid

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Sika Post Fix | The Home Depot Canada

Sika Post Fix is an innovative product designed for installing fence, gate and signage posts easily and quickly. One bag of Post fix contains 2 resins that, once mixed, create an expanding and rigid foam. The product is very conveniently packaged, a 1 kg ( 2,5 lb) bag of Post Fix replaces two 30 kg bags of cementitious product.

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Fence Posts for sale

Qty 1 Pack of 2 Zippity Manchester Vinyl Fence Kit With Posts White Zp19018. $135.99 New. Bisupply Concrete Post Anchor 4x4 Post Base Spike Fence Pergola Deck Bracket 4pk. $29.99 New. $26.99 Used. Metal Fencing Fence Posts Black Post Cap Kit Powder Coated Aluminum Slip Fences. $83.42 New.

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How to set a fence post | Cement Australia

Setting posts one at a time is a good idea, but make sure all your posts are braced and ready if using Rapid Set Concrete. Rapid Set Concrete will harden in 15 minutes or even faster on a hot day. Be prepared to complete your project quickly. Take the time to read these instructions carefully before getting started.

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fence posts - Ask the Builder

The average wood fence post seems to be a square timber that is a 4-inch by 4-inch post or possibly a 6-inch by 6-inch post. The surface area of the post in the soil is what determines how quickly a fence will tip in the wind. Smaller fence posts will yield much faster than larger posts assuming both are buried at the same depth.

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Concrete is a no-no for fence posts | National Columns

Concrete is a no-no for fence posts. It has been awhile since I wrote about fence posts, but a buddy asked about replacing some a few weeks ago, so I decided it was time again. His dilemma is that

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How to Remove a Fence Post (and concrete footing) The Easy Way

Step #2 - Wrap a chain around the concrete footing of the fence post. Now, take your steel chain and wrap it around the concrete, using the slip hook to connect the chain. You'll also want to pull the chain so it sits snug around the concrete. You should now have a "tail" on the end of the chain of about 12 inches in length with the

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Fence Post Foam vs. Concrete - Ugly Duckling House

You titled the piece " Fence Post Foam Vs Concrete". However, It seemed like 75% of the text was a story about the entire project . . . and not "the product". I clicked on your post to read about the product and after starting to read about the old fence post, neighbors, your dad, etc . ..

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