How Do You Build A Gate For A Privacy Fence?
Almost all yards enclosed by a privacy fence need at least one entrance or exit point, through a gate. During construction of your privacy fence—and even afterwards—you can add a convenient and attractive gate that will compliment the fence design. Fortunately, kits are now available at home improvement stores that will make gate-building less complicated and time consuming. Prepare your gateway entrance. You’ll need two sturdy fence posts on either side of the gate entrance. Because you’ll be using a gate kit, you don’t have to worry about the width of your gate: the kit is flexible. But, make sure the gate posts are correctly and permanently set in concrete so they cannot shift over the years and affect gate operation. Make any remedial efforts to achieve rock-solid gate posts that are square to each other. Measure the width of the gate opening and determine the height of the gate that you want to make. Make a sketch of the gate and note these dimensions. Leave at least 2 inches