Murphy’s Aluminum Fence Laws

Read all about potential obstacles and possible solutions when installing our aluminum fence by reading Murphy’s Aluminum Fence Laws.

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All About Surface Mounts 

Surface mounting is attaching a fence or screen to a solid surface. The surface could be a deck or concrete patio/sidewalk/driveway to name a few examples. Any WamBam vinyl fence or aluminum fence can be mounted to a wood, or concrete surface using our vinyl surface mounts or aluminum surface mounting post. Please see below for

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How To Draw A Good Sketch For Your Friendly Project Consultant

Determining how much material you need for your fence project can be daunting/overwhelming/confusing.  That’s why WamBam has a friendly team of dedicated Project Consultants to help. We only want you purchasing what you need to successfully complete your project.  No more.  No less.  Too much material will likely result in costly returns for you, and

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What drill and bits are best for my installation?

You’ll need a good drill (or two, more on that below) to install your WamBam fence.  Drills are needed to: Predrill holes into galvanized steel pipe anchor for screws Drive screws through pipe anchor positioner and leveling donuts into pipe anchor Drive screws through vinyl to secure posts to pipe anchor and rails to posts

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I have a sledgehammer. Do I really need a post pounder?

Customers sometimes ask, “I have a sledgehammer, do I really need a post pounder?”  The short answer is YES.  In our experience, having a post pounder makes your install easier and more consistent.  Here’s why: Post pounders give you a greater chance of installing your pipe anchor straight into the ground.  Straight pipe anchors are key

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Adjusting Tension on Gate Hinges

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

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Surface Mounting BL19042 Posts for Sturbridge or Nantucket Panels

We do not offer a dedicated surface mount for the posts that are used with our Nantucket and Sturbridge fence.  If you are looking to mount your Nantucket or Sturbridge posts to a concrete surface like a patio or wooden surface like a deck, in short, you have two options:   Surface mounting or core drilling.

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Installing Sturbridge, Nantucket & Newport Fences on an Angle Other Than 90 Degrees

We sell some no-dig fence products through resellers such as Amazon.com and Homedepot.com. These products do not have the special WamBam architectural grooved post. Because of this, if you need to angle your fence line at degrees other than 90, the process is different for these products. The below applies only to the following products:

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

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

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Using Existing Gate Latches for Double Gates

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

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