Category Archives: Fencing

Is 2 feet deep enough for fence posts?

The minimum depth that you should dig your fence post holes for panel sections is 2 feet. A general formula is to dig the holes one-third to one-half of the post’s aboveground height. The deeper you dig the holes, the more stability your fence has, but you must also purchase longer posts.

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How much do fencers charge?

Pay for fencers varies depending on skills and experience. Entry-level fencers usually start on the minimum wage. Skilled fencers usually earn between $20 and $30 an hour. Fencing contractors can earn between $45 and $62 an hour.

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What if it rains after staining a fence?

If it rains within 48 hours after you apply the stain, the water will soak into the wood pores and try to displace the stain. This will result in a splotchy surface rather than an even tone. If it rains right after you apply the stain, the stain will peel and flake off.

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