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

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

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Working around a tree in your fence run

Sometimes it’s unavoidable to have an obstacle such as a tree in your fence line. Here is a tip showing what one customer did. However, we must caution that trees do grow. Please be really careful when attempting something like this, and leave room for the tree to grow. You would not want a growing

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Can I make my post more solid when it’s against a wall?

Although not totally necessary, if you would like to create a solid connection between your post, wall, and fasteners, you can fill your post with expanding foam.

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Important Information About Fence Conforming to Pool Code

We have designed certain styles of our fence to be compliant with BOCA pool code, which is an industry standard that meets the safety requirements for most counties. For swimming and other child safety gates, most safety standards specify: a)  Your fence height needs to be between 4’ and 6’ high minimum b)  Your gate

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How far do I drive my anchors into the ground?

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.

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What is the wall thickness of your vinyl?

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

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What saw blade should I use when cutting vinyl?

Vinyl fencing can be cut just like wood. Preferably use a circular saw with a PVC blade or a sharp and straight fine-tooth carbide blade. If your saw blade is designed for rough cutting lumber and dull, it could shatter the vinyl. This is especially true if the vinyl is cold.

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Tips on using a manual post pounder

1. You can either leave the leveling donut off or on during pounding. In the vast majority of installations, the top of your anchor will not mushroom enough to cause confl­ict when putting the donut back over the anchor. The only potential problem is really hard or dry ground where repeated blows with the pounder are

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How do I deal with low hanging roof lines?

During your vinyl fence install, you may find that you are unable to sleeve your vinyl post over your anchor due to a low hanging roof line. You can work around this scenario in one of three ways. Option One If possible, continue to pound the anchor lower into the ground just enough to accommodate

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How do I extend my vinyl fence panel if necessary?

A. If your anchors inadvertently were spaced too far apart, you can extend your horizontal rails using wood blocking cut to fill the void in the extruded cavity. B-D. Sleeve over your wood blocking by using the same size extruded vinyl. If you do not have any left over waste, please call us at 1.877.778.5733

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