Enhance Curb Appeal Of Your Charlottesville Home With A Few Simple Steps.
Installing your own fence is a rewarding project that adds charm to your property and boosts the functionality of your outdoor space. A well-installed fence creates a visual boundary that deters trespassers and enhances the overall safety of your home. With Dutch Way’s expert guidance, you can confidently embark on this DIY fence-building journey.
Plan Your Fence Layout
Before diving into the installation process, carefully plan your fence layout. Consider the purpose of your fence—is it for privacy, security, or curb appeal? Map out the boundaries and visualize how your new fence will integrate with your outdoor space. With accurate plans and measurements, Dutch Way’s fencing specialists can help you order the appropriate amount of material for your project.
Choose Premium Materials
Opt for aluminum or vinyl fence materials that require minimal maintenance and offer incredible longevity. Dutch Way supplies premium aluminum fencing from Master Halco and Keylink and vinyl fencing from Superior Plastic Products. All Dutch Way products are backed by industry-leading manufacturer warranties for unmatched peace of mind.
Dig The Post Holes
Begin the installation by digging post holes. This step is essential for the stability and longevity of your fence—your post holes are the foundation of your fence. Digging post holes is labor-intensive, but you can simplify the process by using a post hole auger. Depending on the type of fence, space holes 6 to 8 feet apart and dig them 24 to 30 inches deep. Pour a gravel base into the holes to ensure proper drainage, then fill around the posts with soil or concrete. Position your posts perfectly upright using a level to allow the smooth installation of the remaining fence pieces.
Secure The Fence Panels
Once your posts are securely in place, it’s time to attach the fence panels. Dutch Way’s aluminum and vinyl fencing options are designed for easy assembly. Their lightweight nature streamlines installation, so you can effortlessly secure the panels to the posts.
Attach Pickets & Complete Finishing Details
Once your fence panels are secure, it’s time to complete the look. Attach each picket using the supplied fasteners, keeping them upright and evenly spaced. Finish by adding post caps for a polished appearance. Tap them in place with a rubber mallet and secure them with the appropriate hardware.
A Dutch Way Fence Offers Minimal Maintenance & Maximum Impact.
If you’d prefer to enlist the help of our seasoned fencing professionals, we’re standing by. With over 25 years of experience in the fencing industry, we can turn your fence vision into a reality for your Charlottesville home.
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Dutch Way came this morning to begin the process of our vinyl fence. They have been extremely polite and easy to work with, knowledgable, patient and professional as we changed our minds a few times about what we wanted. Our fence posts are just starting to be put in, but I would already highly recommend them! Can’t wait to see the finished product.
Only place to go if you are looking for a quality fence at a reasonable price. The staff are professional and care about doing a quality job and making the customer happy. Thanks for everything Dutch Way! I wouldn’t use anyone else!
Dale and the team at Dutch Way are consistent with exceptional customer service. I always appreciate the personal attention and recommend Dutch Way to anyone in need of their services.
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