If portions of a metal chain link fence surrounding your property has rust spots on its surface, remove them with the following steps. Once you have finished, add a coat of rust-proof paint to the fence's surface to maintain its appearance and protect it from becoming damaged again. Materials drop cloths emery cloth hand sander coarse grit sandpaper stiff-bristled scrub brush industrial strength detergent bucket water hose painter's tape rust-inhibiting spray primer rust-inhibiting spray paint Remove Rust Spots From The Fence's Surface
- Installing a fence is a great do-it-yourself project. Of course, there are a variety of different modular fences to choose from. These fences are made so they can be assembled quickly, with minimal tools, screws or glue. However, no matter what type of fence you have, you need to make sure that the post are solid and properly installed. There are many approaches to post installation, and it largely depends on where you are installing the posts.
- If you're looking at fences for your yard, you may initially be turned off by the high cost of vinyl fencing. Admittedly, paying up to $25 per linear foot of fencing sounds like a lot when you can pay as little as $8 per foot for a 6-foot-tall chain link fence or $15 per foot for a cedar fence. But the truth is, there's a reason vinyl costs a bit more than other options: it's better.
- Vinyl fences are prized because they are durable and low maintenance, but occasionally damage can occur. The most common type of damage is a hole or crack from some sort of trauma, such as a hail stone or falling tree branch. The following are some of the methods you can use to repair the damage without replacing the entire fence. Method #1: Patch Kits Vinyl fences come in a few standard colors per manufacturer, so you can usually get a patch kit from the maker of your fence.
- Installing a fence around your home can be a good investment. Unfortunately, not all yards have even elevations, so you may have to solve problems with leveling out sections of your new fence. This can be done by doing things like installing masonry steps or making the fence follow the elevation. Here are three ways to easily deal with the elevation problems you may have when installing a new fence: