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Tired of digging posts? Drive them in using OZ-Post.

I install the Oz-Posts with an electric jackhammer and an adapter that fits inside the Oz-Post. “The posts for this sign were installed using a post anchor system called OZ-Posts, which are galvanized steel post anchors that you drive into the ground—without digging a hole. They are 3-ft. long and taper to a point, and are available at many building materials stores. You drive them in with an electric jackhammer using a special fitting on it. Then you insert a post into the OZ-Post and screw or bolt through it to secure the post. They come in 4×4, 6×6, 8×8...

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Why Update Your Wooden Fence with Metal Posts

Wooden fences are a standard for privacy, but a wooden fence with metal posts will last much longer than one built with the usual wood posts. When making the rounds visiting friends and family at their homes this Thanksgiving, I noticed something odd. Everyone’s rear fences had doubled posts with a pale brand new wood posts planted next to an old weathered post. Closer inspection revealed that the old, gray, mildewed posts were nailed to their new neighbors, and these new posts were what was holding the fence up. They were also making it abundantly clear that the fences were...

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Using Wood Post Anchors, Gravel, and Copper Naphthenate to Keep Your Fence Posts from Rotting

Fence post anchors are an easy way to protect your fence posts from water that might rot them. Remember that beautiful fence you installed a few years ago? It took a whole weekend, but every time you look at it, you’re filled with a sense of pride and accomplishment. So, when you notice that the carefully-installed wooden posts are starting to show signs of rotting, you can’t help but be upset. There are few things more frustrating than spending time and energy on a project only to see it disintegrate, especially if you could have prevented it. Fortunately, there are several...

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A DIY Privacy Screen Makes a Simple, Attractive Addition to a Yard

A DIY privacy screen is a great way to create a personal sanctuary and add visual interest to your yard. There are a few people I know of who have built privacy screens on their properties. One friend with a townhouse built a freestanding trellis in her backyard and added a privacy screen around the top. This simple modification created a relaxation area that was screened from the upper stories of the homes surrounding her backyard, and she frequently spends weekend afternoons reading there. One family member with a huge lot built a privacy screen on one side of...

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