How Do You Install Chain Link Fencing On A Hill?

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Chain link fencing can be tricky to install on a hill. The webbing between the posts was generally designed for a flat surface, and creates odd angles at the ends when erected on a graded slope. The secret lies in making a bias cut at the end of the post, which gives the chain link an even appearance. Measure the placement of your posts. Chain link fencing posts should be no more than 10 feet apart, and if you intend to put wooden slats or similar material between them, they should be no more than 6 to 8 feet apart. Place a wooden stake in each location for your posts. Dig holes to plant your fence posts in the spots marked by the stakes. They should be at least two and a half feet deep, but particulars will vary depending on the type of soil involved. The holes should always be below the frost line in your part of the world regardless. Plant your posts, making sure that they stick out of the ground at the same height. Measure posts on the hill carefully: they should be at an ... more
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