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Pine Wood Fence Vs. Cedar Wood Fence | Hunker

Cedar fence posts are very durable and typically last six to 10 years. Cedar fence posts, however, do not last as long as treated pine posts when placed directly ...

American Fence Association | Wood

The traditional wood fencing of the past remains a popular choice with consumers ... Also, cedar posts should not be set in concrete; the post should be inserted ...

fence - Why did a gate post rot after just 6 years? - Home ...

The most common failure with posts in concrete is "collar rot", where the post rots right ... keep standing water away from the posts and they will last a lot longer. ... I' d spring for Cedar and then treat the bottom portions myself.

Absolutely necessary to let cedar fence posts dry first ...

If you must use fresh cut cedar for fence posts pick the posts with the .... But I did learn how to set a fence post the "correct" way and the last time ...

Preventing rot in fence posts | This Old House

May 16, 2012 ... I'll be using pressure treated 4x4 posts, but have read many different ... is the pressure treated good enough by itself to last me a good long time?

Fence Post Life - UGA CAES

AVERAGE LENGTH OF LIFE OF FENCE POSTS*. Average Years of Service. Pressure. Untreated ... Red Cedar. Red Elm. Red Oak. Red Mulberry. Soft Maple.

Eastern Red Cedar for Buried Posts - Woodweb

Jan 18, 2011 ... The heartwood of Eastern Red Cedar has better rot resistance than the ... I've been told that by sawing eastern red cedar into posts that it will not last long. ... If you ask ten ranchers here if they like ERC for fence posts half will ...

Protecting Fence Posts From Rot | Professional Deck Builder ...

While this makes removing the old posts easythey just snap off at their baseI' d prefer that they last longer. In terms of durability, is there a better method for ...

DIY Treating a Fence Post The Old Way - YouTube

Apr 4, 2015 ... DIY Treating a Fence Post The Old Way. ... How to Set a Corner Post WITHOUT Concrete! - Duration: 11:50. Alderman Farms 546,914 views.

Rot-proof Fence Posts - YouTube

Feb 21, 2015 ... We anchor Cedar fence posts into the ground in a way that ... I'm a contractor in NY, inexpensive treated fence posts will last 15-20yrs no ...

How to Use Red Cedar As Fence Posts | Home Guides | SF Gate

Its heartwood contains oils that repel insects and resist rot and cedar fence posts can last 15 to 20 years or more. When setting them in holes, you have to strip ...

How long will a cedar post last? - Walden Effect

Oct 23, 2009 ... People have been using Red Cedar as untreated fenceposts for a long time, and Mother Earth News notes that they will last for 15 to 20 years.

How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot | The Family Handyman

Keep moisture and insects from destroying your cedar fence posts. Next Project ... How to install cedar fence posts that last. How to Set Fence Posts That Won't ...

Good species for fence posts - Woodweb

Feb 6, 2002 ... The white oak will last longer, but for the cost of putting up a fence, you ... There are cedar posts that have been in the ground for 80+ years on ...

Preventing fence-post rot - Fine Homebuilding

May 1, 2004 ... How to prevent fence-post rot? What's the best way ... I'm about to install a fence and have purchased cedar 4x4s for the posts. ... Sign up for eletters today and get the latest how-to from Fine Homebuilding, plus special offers.

Outdoor Essentials 4 in. x 4 in. x 8 ft. Western Red Cedar Fence Post ...

Western Red Cedar Fence Post (2-Pack)-245388 - The Home Depot ...... 3 of the posts were 4x 4, but the last was 3.75 x 3.75 and that was inconvenient and ...

Concrete is a no-no for fence posts | National Columns |

May 12, 2012 ... His dilemma is that he's replacing posts that were replacements for previous posts, and those replacements were set in concrete. Apparently ...

How to keep fence post from rotting - Forum - Bob Vila

Jul 24, 2004 ... If you are using Red Cedar post they will last about 15 to 20 years (Western Red Cedar). A lot of the non-aromatic cedars are not very decay ...

How Long Should a Wood Fence Last - Fence Supply Inc.

Nov 26, 2012 ... This holds true for pine and spruce, while cedar may last up to 40 years. ... and make sure you provide a concrete or gravel filler for your post ...

Should I set fence posts in dirt, gravel, crushed rock, or ...

Last summer we rebuilt our fence using advice from The Fence Bible. The advice was great, and the directions clear. The author covered both ...

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