i'd be hesitant to use them for 6 foot panels on 4 foot poles. about the only way i'd do it is if i was sure the poles were in 3 feet of concrete below frost line . the distance between the poles would be perfect for the panels you chose. you'd have to add a 2x4 along the back of the panels at the height of the top
when attaching anything to an existing fence, bits of old wood or siding can fly off. make sure to where proper eye safety goggles, cover your hands with thick gloves and wear a hat with a bill to keep debris from flying in your face. if you are adding lattice for height and privacy, choose lattice with small holes.
installing new 8ft fence, re-using existing 4ft posts of an 8ft wood fence is going to want to pull those existing poles over or break them. i hope there are a lot of them at close intervals. posted by ctmf at 2:07 pm on january 11, 2015 . you could just put 8 ft lattice panels up. screw them to the existing fence long-end up. as a bonus
related articles. cover the horizontal boards near one end of the fence with a wood fence panel, and secure 1.5-inch screws through the panel and into the horizontal boards, using a drill. secure the panel to the boards at the top and bottom, and also to the middle board, if you've installed one.
can you attach a fence panel to an existing fence? presuming the existing wal is brick,stone etc then you wood baton the existing wall securing with suitable fixings lplugs and screws
the process was similar to when i converted a chainlink fence to a wood fence, except in this case, we left the chainlink fence intact. this method is a good option if you want to add a little more privacy to your yard or camouflage a chainlink fence while you wait to save up for a completely new fence.
step 3: install the fence. the runners will then be attached to the metal posts using brackets. these brackets can be found at any home improvement store. the brackets are designed to wrap all the way around the metal post and attach to the fence. be sure to attach the brackets on each runner.
put the solar panel in the sun; attach the red wire of the panel to the positive terminal of the battery; attach the black wire of the panel to the negative terminal.
when it comes time install the wood fence with metal posts, we recommend using any of our high quality wood fence brackets for steel posts. issue 2 when you turn chain link fence into privacy fence the posts need to be strong enough to support the increased weight and wind load. most residential chain link fences are installed with a 16 gauge or lesser grade framework. this light duty tubing is definitely not strong enough to support a solid privacy wood fence.
step two. add height to the steel fence posts by creating a sleeve with a different width fence post. my existing steel fence posts were three different widths: a 2 3/8 end post at the front where the gate was, two 1 5/8 line posts in the middle, and a non-standard width post at the back.