April 19, 2017

How to Secure a “Lone Soldier Post” Next to the House

 by Denise
 
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Even though it’s not recommended, sometimes you need to hang a gate on a lone fence post that is next to the house. In this instance you will want to take extra precaution to secure the lone fence post. This will cause it to remain strong over time. One solution is to screw a bolt

April 1, 2015

How Do I Deal With Sloping Ground for My Aluminum Fence?

 by Denise

Our aluminum fence is rackable, which means that it has been engineered to automatically slope with the grade of your yard, up to 10in per 84in panel. There is nothing special you need to do to slope your aluminum fence. It will angle to the position you set it.

February 27, 2012

How do I mount my aluminum fence rail to a pre-existing wall?

 by Denise

To mount your aluminum fence rail to an uneven brick wall, follow the instructions below: A. Attach bracket using concrete screws, while adjusting the spacing with washers. To mount your aluminum fence rail to another type of pre-existing wall, follow the instructions below: A. Place brackets evenly with fence rail spacing and secure with screws.

November 15, 2011

How far do I drive my anchors into the ground?

 by Denise

You should drive your large anchor 42″ into the ground, leaving 42″ above the ground. You should drive your small anchor 36″ into the ground, leaving 24″ above the ground.

November 4, 2011

How do I deal with angles in my aluminum fence line?

 by Denise

A. You will need to purchase a special bracket designed to angle your aluminum fence rails. Please call us at 1-877-778-5733 and we can help you out.  

How do I trim down my aluminum fence panel for a custom fit if necessary?

 by Denise

A. Measure distance between posts, subtracting 1/4in. from total length for backet compensation. B. Measure both top and bottom rails to ensure both are the same length before cutting. D. The rail brackets are designed to allow for up to 1in. of extension beyond end of rails on each side for a total of 2in. E. Screw self tapping

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