install stockade fence with existing posts

For example with posts spaced about 8 feet apart use 16-foot boards as the top and bottom rail to span three posts. For the middle rail use an 8-foot across two posts. Rails along a run of the fence should butt together at the middle of posts. At the end of a run install the rails flush with the edge of the corner post. 【Get Price】

If you want to install a shorter stockade fence such as a 4-foot fence for the front yard use 6-foot posts set 18 to 24 inches in the ground and cover the fence with 4-foot fence pickets. 【Get Price】

To check whether your existing fence posts are in good enough shape to reuse poke the wood with the tip of screwdriver. If the wood is soft to the touch or becomes smashed in when you touch it with the screwdriver the wood may be rotting beneath the surface and you shouldn't install new fence panels on it. All existing posts should be ... 【Get Price】

If you are installing privacy fence chances are you are looking to convert a 4 foot chain link fence to a 5 or 6 foot wood fence. If this is the case then the obvious problem is that your existing posts are too short for the taller fence. 【Get Price】