May 4, 2016

Dealing with Loose Rock Underground

 by Denise
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Running into mid-sized rocks underground when trying to install your fence can be extremely frustrating. If you encounter this, we recommend you purchase a post hole digging bar at your local hardware store or online. It’s generally less expensive to purchase at your hardware store. This handy tool may just become your new best friend regarding

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.

April 22, 2014

What To Do If Your Gas Pounder Gets Locked on Top of Your Pipe Anchor

 by Denise

Because the top of your pipe can mushroom during extreme impact (rocky or hard ground), the gas pounder can get locked on to the top of the pipe. Please check the top of your pipe frequently to avoid this problem. This problem mainly occurs on our small pipe anchors for vinyl fence. Tips to avoid

August 19, 2013

Trouble Shooting the Gas Powered Post Pounders (Rentals)

 by Denise

Points of note/things to keep in mind: All pounders are maintained, inspected, and tested for proper operation by WamBam prior to shipping to customers. Gas pounders are not core drills!  They are not intended to make the act of driving our pipe anchors through rock/ledge/large roots any easier, and should not be used as a

July 26, 2012

How to Make A Double Vinyl Gate

 by Denise

If you have already purchased a double gate kit and are looking for instructions, please see the installation guide. All our gates can be made into a double gate for a 100in opening. To make 2 of our gates into a double, you will need 2 things: 1. A drop rod. You can purchase these at

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.

February 23, 2012

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

 by Denise

To affix a panel to a wall, you will need to purchase vinyl fence brackets. Please see the spec drawings of your fence style to determine the size of brackets that you need. A. Place wall mounts evenly with fence rail spacing and secure with screws. B. Install fence panel rails into wall mounts and

February 22, 2012

Installing a Surface Mount on a Wooden Deck

 by Denise

Below shows how to install your surface mounts on a wooden deck. If installing your fence posts on a surface such as a driveway or patio, see this technical article.

Installing a Gate Without a Gate Jig

 by Denise

If your sidewalk gets in the way of using the provided gate jig, you can either cut down the provided vinyl gate jig or re-create a small gate jig out of 4×4 wood (see gate instructions) to span the distance between the anchor and the concrete as necessary. The jig can simply be be pressure

How to Remove a Crooked Pipe Anchor

 by Denise

Drill a 1/4″ to 1/2″ diameter hole directly through the pipe about 7″ up from the ground. Insert a steel bolt or peg about 6″ to 14″ long. Using one or two pipe anchors (two people), force the pipe up and out of the ground.