Should fence post be attached to house?

Should fence post be attached to house?

Don’t attach the fence to the house. Aside from putting holes in your siding (not a good thing), your fence and your house will most likely move differentially. The attachment could result in a tear of the siding, which would be a bad thing.

How far should a fence post be from the house?

Determine Spacing for Fence Posts Decide how far apart you’d like to set the fence posts. Typically, fence posts are spaced between six and eight feet apart. The corner posts are set first. To align all of the posts in between, stretch a line from each corner post to work as your guide.

Can a fence post be attached to a house?

You could attach a post base footing, similar to your referenced product, which should be able to fit fairly close to your house exterior wall (standard gap is 4″). You should be able to mount your fence post to that on the surface. The tricky part is having a solid enough footing, and anchor to withstand the load of the gate.

How do you attach a fence to concrete?

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. If your application does support the use of anchors, you can consider core drilled holes.

How to fix a fence post to a wall?

About 3/4 the way up, just fix the post to the wall. (if the wall is cement you can use a rawl bolt, otherwise a nice threaded bolt will do the trick. You will not need anything too over the top, since the forces will mostly be from side to side (i.e there will not be too many pull forces that would pull the pin out.

How big of a hole do I need for a terminal fence post?

However, upon digging the post hole for the terminal post that goes up against the house, I ran into a possible problem. After digging about 12 inches down, I ran into concrete ( I assume this is from the garage’s foundation and perhaps the basement as well), and it runs away from the house for about 11 inches.