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How to Install a Fence on a Concrete Surface

Since this post size is smaller than a conventional 4x4 wooden post it is easier to drill and can cause less stress on the concrete pad. Depending on the strength of your concrete you can either drill all the way through like in Solution # 2 or set the chain link fence posts with hydraulic cement.

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Concrete is a no-no for fence posts - Glens Falls Post …

2016-5-3 · 5. Slowly shovel in equal parts crushed rock or sharp gravel and soil tamping between layers until you get to ground level. For years I’ve been using an oddly curved length of 2-by-2 to tamp with.

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Concrete Forms and Pouring a Concrete Slab | The …

2020-8-1 · Freshly poured concrete can push form boards outward leaving your slab with a curved edge that's almost impossible to fix. The best way to avoid this is with extra strong bracing. Place 2x4 stakes and 2x4 kickers every two feet along the form boards for support. Kickers slant down into the ground and keep the top of the stakes from bending familyhandyman.com› Home› Masonry› Pouring Concrete

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What is the best way to set a 4x4 post where I have

2007-11-13 · I have to set a 4x4 post in my concrete patio in order to support a wooden gate. The hole needs to be dug adjacent to the corner of my garage. The gate will be 2 sections each 4 feet wide and approx. 5 feet tall. I'm thinking that I can drill out the concrete with a mason bit and remove a circle of the concrete large enough to dig with a post hole digger.

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How to Install a Fence Mounted to Concrete

The plate includes holes through which you can install drilled concrete anchor bolts to hold the fence post in place. Here is an example. Metal base plates are welded to the bottom of each post. Holes are drilled into the concrete with a hammer drill. Finally each base plate is secured to the concrete using concrete anchor bolts.

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How to Use Concrete Form Tubes

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The Buried Post Footing

This footing method involves pouring a concrete pad at least 12” thick at the base of your hole. Next set a pressure treated wood support post rated for "ground contact" on top of the pad and backfill the soil into …

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How to Drive Nails into Concrete by Hand

Extend the Pilot Holes into the Concrete . Remove the board and vacuum away any dust from each hole. Now bore a pilot hole into the concrete at each location using a masonry bit that is the same diameter or slightly smaller than the nails you'll be using. The drilling will go quicker with a hammer drill but a standard drill will also work.

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Concrete Post Anchor

The only issue is you must be very careful to test for plumbness as you drive the anchor screw I to the ground. Go only a couple turns and use a level to check plumbness. In my case when the screw was all the way down I still had to shim the 4X4 post I to the bracket. Even with a bit of work this is the easiest way to install a mailbox post.

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How to Set a Fence Post in a Concrete Driveway

If you've removed your string line while working go ahead and replace it now. Set some gravel in the base with the post and then concrete to the top of the hole. Be careful to slope the concrete surface with the driveway grade. Don't let a dimple form around the post - you don't want standing water to ever be hanging out next to the wood.

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1-14 Steel Fence Post & Foundation Details

placed around the post approximately 3 inches below the top of the concrete 3 inches above the bottom of the post and at 18-inch spacing between top and bottom. H d b Pour 3 inches of concrete into the hole prior to setting the post to provide separation of the post from the earth. Recommended Steel Fence Post & Foundation Details

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Attaching wooden posts to a poured concrete slab

2011-4-28 · I have an old concrete slab in my backyard from an outbuilding that I tore down. I’d like to put a pergola on this slab. What would be the best way to attach the posts to the slab? I think I remember seeing a product that you pour into concrete after drilling a hole in it when it dries you can drive regular hardware into it. I was thinking of using that and attaching L brackets to the slab

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Garage foundation existing concrete slab | Pirate 4x4

2012-4-21 · The concrete pad is about 30'X50' 6" thick with crushed gravel underneath. The area has its own well septic and electrical service. The idea is to (carefully) dig around the slab pour a foundation and build on top of that.

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Installing Hardwood Floors on Concrete Slabs

While I rarely have to install a wood strip floor on concrete here in the North East a lot of you have houses built with a concrete slab as a subfloor. I must say you are lucky to lack a basement it has just been a depository for junk in my case. A slab on grade subfloor presents a lot of concerns when trying to install some types of wood floor.

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SLAB ON GRADE REINFORCING DESIGN

2013-4-21 · 1. Less concrete i.e. reduced slab thickness. 2. Reduction or elimination of random cracks. 3. Substantial reduction in joints i.e. increased spacing of joints. Post-tensioning is an active rather than passive form of reinforcing. In other words post-tensioning pre-compresses the concrete to help prevent cracking from occurring rather than

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How to Attach a Wood Post to Concrete

Attaching a metal post bracket to a concrete slab. It’s not that difficult to attach a wood handrail post to a concrete walk patio or porch slab. Here’s how. To attach a wood handrail post to concrete: Mark the location of the holes in a metal post bracket on the concrete.

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How I Epoxy (Glue) Anchor Bolts Into Concrete Video …

Quick "How-to" demonstration describing how simple it is too secure bolts (as well as rebar threaded rod and other metal anchors) into concrete using an ep

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Setting Posts without Mixing

Set the post into the hole and attach 2x4 braces to adjacent sides of the post. Step 4 Use a level to position the post perfectly vertical. Step 5 Fill the hole with Fast-Setting Concrete up to 3 to 4 inches below ground level. Step 6 Pour about a gallon of water per 50 lb bag into the hole and allow the water to saturate the concrete mix.

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How to Fasten a 4X4 Post to a Concrete Slab

You can surface mount a post that will have more than one point of support such as a post that attaches to both a concrete slab and a covered roof or a post that supports a handrail that's also attached to a house. Post bases typically made from metal attach directly to the surface of the concrete. You drill into the concrete and insert concrete screws or anchors.

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deck post to concrete

Simply placing a post on a patio slab is not a good idea. The post should be resting on a pier that's got a spread footing and is separated from the patio. Also you NEED my Stain Solver Certified oxygen bleach to clean off all the green algae from your deck post and your concrete.

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How to Anchor Concrete Blocks to a Concrete Pad

The addition of concrete block to an existing concrete pad is a situation that will most commonly come up during a remodeling project. Though this is a task that is more complicated than simply laying new block on the slab as it requires a higher level of thought and preparation.

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Post Information

2020-8-31 · Pergola Post Installation Mounted on Concrete Footer or Existing Slab. The easiest method of installation is to dig footings to the correct depth (below the frost line in your area) and use post mounting hardware to attach the posts to the concrete footings or existing concrete slab as follows: Order the 8 foot or 10 foot post option and add the post attachment hardware to your order.

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How to Attach Deck Post Bases to Concrete Footers

To anchor posts to concrete footings you need to use a post base connector. Whether you’re using natural decay-resistant or preservative-treated wood it’s recommended that posts be elevated off the concrete by 1 inch to help prevent decay at the end of the post due to moisture.

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Base Plate On Existing Concrete - Anchorage

2010-7-19 · There is no reason to develop the moment capacity of the post into the slab. Design and detail it as pinned. RE: Base Plate On Existing Concrete - Anchorage Lion06 (Structural) 19 Jul 10 15:03. Can you drill a concrete pier and embed your post into that? RE: Base Plate On Existing Concrete - Anchorage ToadJones (Structural)

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5 Options For Bolting To Concrete

A common type of concrete bolt is the cast-in-place anchor bolt. This is a threaded bolt that has been set in place and cast into a section of concrete generally a building foundation or slab. The bolt threads at the end of the steel rod protrude from the concrete and a washer and nut are used to hold the object being secured in place.

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How do you attached the 4x4 post to the concrete …

2008-10-14 · Get the preformed steel 4x4 post brackets at local home improvement store.You don't want the wood posts to be directly on cementthe wood will rot sooner than up off cement with the steel brackets under themplus the brackets will secure the postsyou will have to drill holes into the concrete to secure the brackets.

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Concrete Footing Details Pier Footings Post Footing

Whether the footing detail is for post footings at a commercial building or pier footings at a house the detail must be clear and simple to understand. But the clarity and simplicity of any footing detail is heavily dependent on the contractor's experience and sophistication which can be elusive for the normal concrete …

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How to Bolt Into Concrete

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NEXT-GEN POST INSTALLATION SYSTEM

2020-7-16 · The POST-iN Fencing System was engineered by seasoned experts of the retaining wall industry. Our knowledge and experience drove the desire to create something new and innovative that could improve land usage around segmented retaining walls. After thinking out every detail (and doing a lot of math) the POST-In Fencing System was created.

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Post bracket mounted in concrete peer | Concrete …

The post hole should have approximately 6 inches of gravel placed in the bottom to allow for water drainage which will help to prevent the fence post from rotting. Part 2 Concrete Projects Backyard Projects Outdoor Projects Wood Pergola Backyard Pergola Pergola Kits Concrete Fence Posts Deck Posts Casa Patio

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How To Set a Post in Concrete

The concrete will harden within a few hours but no heavy load should be placed on it until at least over night. If for any reason one of the posts is not plumb you can dig out around the concrete base to enlarge the hole. Shift the post into plumb and then add more concrete to fill the hole. Brace the post and allow to concrete to cure.

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An Engineer’s Guide to: Openings in Concrete Floor Slabs

2013-7-31 · slab thicknesses of 8.5 to 10 in. (200 to 250 mm).Two-way beam-supported slabs have beams spanning between columns in both directions that act with the slab to support gravity loads. Openings in New Slabs For the purposes of design two-way slab systems are divided into column and middle strips in two perpendicular directions.The

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4x4 Wood to Concrete Post Bases

Get free shipping on qualified Wood to Concrete 4x4 Post Bases or Buy Online Pick Up in Store today in the Building Materials department.

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