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    Wooden Fence Posts

    Gardeners

    Do I have to use postcrete to install wooden fence posts?

    Asked by Mazrat on 13th May 2020
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    Carl Hilditch

    "You can use steel spikes but postcrete is better option"

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    Goldleaf Landscaping Services

    "You can use the metal spikes but the most effective and best job is made by using postcrete"

    Answered on 3rd Jun 2020 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Sam Pawley plumbing and building contractors

    "Yes you would need to use it to get a strong fixing"

    Answered on 17th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    KGG Services

    "If you use postcrete it will make your job so much easier, plus you can have a fence up within a day which is always a great thing."

    Answered on 21st May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    James P

    "Any strong concrete mix will suffice however postcrete is the best option as it sets quickly, meaning no bracing is necessary. Once mixed in the hole minor adjustments can be made to level the post, however this isn't recommended after more than 1-2 minutes."

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Mar 2020 - report
    Westhay garden services

    "hi no you can use ballast and cement at a four to one ratio. one thing with postcrete is it cures fast so less chance of the post coming out of upright and moving . with postcrete make sure onces post is in fill hole a third with water , pour in postcrete then top up with water . check the post is still upright as it goes off in about ten mins . also postcrete is less messy as no mixing required . hope this helps …. regards shaun"

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    Ogs Gardening Services

    "I would suggest that you do use post mix one bag per post is usily enough. Treat the wood ferst with a wood sealant this slows down the wood rot."

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Roundwood Services

    "Postcrete is your best option and endures the most weather!"

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Mar 2019 - report
    Kevin flitton

    "Yes postcrete is the best way to install the new fence post"

    Answered on 13th May 2020 - Member since Oct 2019 - report
    AM Landscapes

    "Yes you will need to add water first and the added the post mix to
    Give the post a solid foundation"

    Answered on 30th May 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report

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