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06-10-19, 07:15 AM
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Views: 1,672
Posted By GregsFence

Let me start off by saying that I am not familiar...

Let me start off by saying that I am not familiar with Toronto grounds, weather or winds...

But in fencing Yes, I know enough to get by.

Most 6 foot high fencing requires a post in the ground...
01-27-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 860
Posted By GregsFence

There are some contractors that just sort of bump...

There are some contractors that just sort of bump around on a job that they are not so aware of how to do hopeful that whatever they do works.

Many folks that are shopping for work to be done on...
05-30-18, 03:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 640
Posted By GregsFence

If you are planning to install 1 panel gate with...

If you are planning to install 1 panel gate with a 17 foot opening and that fence is 4 foot , 5 foot or 6 foot in height you would need to use a minimum of a 4 inch diameter, heavy schedule 40...
05-30-18, 02:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 727
Posted By GregsFence

I only just noticed your post... sorry for my...

I only just noticed your post... sorry for my delay....

Stockade on steel posts is very doable... Installing 2 inch diameter or 2 1/2" diameter steel posts 8 foot on center from each other......
05-30-18, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By GregsFence

I have installed many fences with conditions just...

I have installed many fences with conditions just like yours. And no, it would not look stupid.... I believe its all a matter of personal preference.

But if it were just an opinion, based on what...
12-13-17, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By GregsFence

The sections being concave, or even convex or...

The sections being concave, or even convex or even straight would have to look good in spacing's between posts... If straight you would not have to worry too much about spacing between posts if the...
12-13-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 726
Posted By GregsFence

Knots or no knots

Agreed ... knots do create weak areas in the rails...

Knot free rails,. and or pickets look more appealing to the folks who wish to show their fence as being a work of art....

Not to make...
12-13-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,039
Posted By GregsFence

From the look of the picture it seems the...

From the look of the picture it seems the installer did cut the bottom of the fence to follow the grade... But you do not have to.... I mean, there are options.

One, you could move the gate over...
12-13-17, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By GregsFence

Make the right choice... Story based on what happened yesterday.

Good morning folks... Yesterday I received a call while sitting in my office, yes,.,... I took a day off... lol

In this call a woman said she had a friend install her 6 foot high Red Cedar...
11-23-17, 03:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 816
Posted By GregsFence

They are not attached one by one.. Those staples...

They are not attached one by one.. Those staples are used in a gun..shot in a million at a time within a minute. Most times sections are attached with these staples the pickets usually fall off......
11-23-17, 03:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 949
Posted By GregsFence

I am not sure I am seeing the exact measurements...

I am not sure I am seeing the exact measurements clearly.. But on the left side yard, the first number I see is 17 feet, miter corner is 10 feet and the remaining footage is 20 feet?

In regards to...
08-13-17, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,995
Posted By GregsFence

35 years and I have never once attached a post to the house.

As the title lines says, I do not attach posts to the houses... I just feel that one and the other should not be attached together. Especially on the gate, that of which takes a lot of abuse and the...
08-13-17, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,078
Posted By GregsFence

Approaching fence lines & Keeping the peace between neighbors

As an installer I have on a few rare occasions installed a fence on the property line as per specific request of the customer. Town ordinances in those cases have allowed the fence to be installed...
08-13-17, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,327
Posted By GregsFence

Raising the fence

From what I can see from those pictures provided you would be looking to raise the fence on the front of your home.. Most towns in most areas do not allow a 6 foot high , solid fence in the front of...
06-19-17, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 629
Posted By GregsFence

PVC fence... against the bushes.. If you live in...

PVC fence... against the bushes.. If you live in a very damp area like the northeast you would likely see a lot of mold up inside those pickets. It is not very attractive and the bushes would make...
06-19-17, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By GregsFence

What would it cost?

Looking at your pictures I see damage to a fence, but I can not clearly see all the underlying factors into the repair of your fence. Such as the design of the fence front and back, ... looking dead...
06-19-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By GregsFence

Post depth

It is always a matter of opinion... Everyone has their own individual opinions and no matter what we would all think the other guy is wrong...

In this my opinion is this.. You are installing a...
02-06-17, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By GregsFence

Cost of replacement ... I guess that would...

Cost of replacement ...

I guess that would depend a lot on the type of replacement you would plan on... pre fab panels or building your fence picket by picket?

Picket by picket might be...
02-06-17, 06:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By GregsFence

Broken post for a mail box....

I would suggest you inquire with your city building code before fixing this with a new post installation , in a new concrete base. I think it would be best if you call your building department to ask...
02-05-17, 11:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,638
Posted By GregsFence

Using swedge 1 5/8"inside sleeve - rather than using 2 inch sleeve over ;

Use of the 1-5/8" swedge end rails to be inserted just 4-6 inches inside rather than sleeving over the post with a 2 inch post is a really BAD idea.

The 1 5/8 rail inserting into the top of a 4...
02-03-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,638
Posted By GregsFence

Sleeve over your existing fence posts to extend the heights for a new fence.

Ahh... I did receive your message ... responded to that...odd was that I logged into my personal messages first before checking the onsite questions... and then I asked if we can post your question...
12-10-16, 02:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,391
Posted By GregsFence

14 Ft. single Swing gate.... Square frame

I will start off by saying that I do not have a lot of experience with the use of square tubing for gates verses round tubing.. But I believe that the square would be stronger then the round because...
10-19-16, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By GregsFence

HD... and Lws has BLACK STEEL accent gates...

HD... and Lws has BLACK STEEL accent gates designed more towards a garden gate that can be used in this application.
They sell for about $30.00
You would need to makeshift hinges that would or...
10-19-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,180
Posted By GregsFence

It is unfortunate that this happened. But as...

It is unfortunate that this happened. But as unfortunate as this is, it happens all the time. Even in my own yard.. Reversed in my yard, but yes ... it happened. In my own yard the neighbors...
06-12-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,216
Posted By GregsFence

This response is based on opinion plus experience...

This response is based on opinion plus experience ..

If you are only trying to cut in a gate way on this fence why not change it up a little bit? You could install an iron gate in the middle of...
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