October 26, 2021

Adjusting Tension on Gate Hinges

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Our gate hinges are spring loaded to allow for self-closing gates.  Depending on what style of gate you are installing, there will be 1 of 2 different types of hinges utilized to attach gate and post. Vinyl Gate Hinge              Aluminum Gate Hinge       Below please find the steps on how to

July 26, 2016

Using Existing Gate Latches for Double Gates

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The latches that come with your vinyl gate can be installed on double gates. Install one of the latches and fingers provided as illustrated below. Instead of the regular six points of contact for screws on the latch portion, you will only be able to use four. For more information on double gates, please see

July 26, 2012

How to Make A Double Vinyl Gate

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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 22, 2012

Installing a Surface Mount on a Wooden Deck

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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

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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

November 11, 2011

What is the wall thickness of your vinyl?

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The thickness of the extrusions (posts, rails and vertical pickets or boards)  in your vinyl fence can become  an important consideration in your purchase decision. We’re proud to provide this information below and more specifically in our detailed specification drawings which are included in our instructions. Professional Grade Vinyl Vinyl Posts (4 ½ x 4

October 30, 2011

How do I mount my posts to a concrete or wood surface?

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Below talks about mounting your fence posts to a concrete or wood surface. For information on mounting your fence posts to a wood or composite deck, see this article. Option One: Universal Surface Post Mount Any WamBam vinyl fence or aluminum fence can be mounted to a wood, or concrete surface using our vinyl surface