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Ideas to fill 10" H X 36"W gap in PVC chain link fence

Ideas to fill 10" H X 36"W gap in PVC chain link fence

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Old 12-01-20, 11:46 AM
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Ideas to fill 10" H X 36"W gap in PVC chain link fence

My puppy found a 10"H X 36"W rectangular gap in my PVC chain link fence. It's at the back of the property so it's out of sight so I'd rather not replace the section. Would chicken wire or a hardware cloth (https://www.homedepot.com/p/YARDGARD...221B/202285853) be a sufficient substitute? I could zip tie it to the existing fencing but I am thinking it might be too flimsy.
 
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Old 12-01-20, 12:09 PM
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If you fasten it well enough almost anything can be used to close the opening. If using wire ties get the black ones as they are more UV resistant and will last longer than the white ones.
 
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Old 12-01-20, 12:43 PM
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That was I was thinking. Isn't chicken wire really flimsy? The hardware cloth has more stability. Any other material/fence I should consider?
 
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Old 12-01-20, 01:00 PM
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Chicken wire while flimsy is not easy to break through. Have idea what may have caused the rip or hole in fence?
 
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Hardware cloth seems to have more stability. It's like something either cut/removed a piece or ate it? It's missing? I'll snap a picture.
 
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You can "sew in" a section of new chain link fence fabric.
 
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Old 12-04-20, 11:48 AM
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I will need to cut the hardware mesh to fit the space. How would I protect the cut edges from the dog/kids? I suppose I could put the cut edge against the ground leaving the finish edge exposed.
 
 

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