## How far apart should fence post be for woven wire?

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Woven wire puts strain on the posts so it is important to brace the fence by placing posts in the ground eight feet apart and four feet into the ground. A horizontal pole is then run between these two posts, reinforced by a diagonal wire that holds the brace system together.

## Do I need a permit to build a fence around my house?

Basic repairs to any fence almost universally do not require a permit, but the definition of what constitutes a repair can be fairly strict. Typically, you’re allowed to make repairs on a 1:1 basis. That means if you take out a wooden six-foot post, you have to replace it with the same type and style of post.

**How close to a property line can you put a fence?**

Check Rules and Regulations Typically, fences are installed anywhere from 2 to 8 inches from a property line in most areas. Some areas might allow to go right up to a property line, especially if you live in an urban row house where every inch makes a difference!

### Is 2 feet deep enough for fence posts?

Dig post hole so diameter of the hole is 3 times the width of the post (i.e., the hole for a 4” wood post should be about 12 inches wide). The depth of the hole should be 1/3-1/2 the post height above ground (i.e., a 6-foot tall fence would require a hole depth of at least 2 feet).

### How many fence posts do I need for 1 acre?

If we assume that your property is equal on 4 sides, then it is as simple as taking the square root of 43,560 square feet. This gives you 209 feet on each side, which would require 835 linear feet of fence to enclose the entire acre property (209 feet times four sides is equal to 835 linear feet).

**Can fence posts be 10 feet apart?**

Most fence posts can be spaced 8 to 12 feet apart. While this is a general criteria, it doesn’t cover all scenarios. For instance, high tensile fence can have larger spacing, requiring line posts every 15 to 20 feet for field fence styles, and as much as 20-30 feet for high tensile barbed and smooth wire.

#### How thick should a metal fence post be?

Fence posts shall consist of one of the following for a fence over 6 1/2 feet to eight feet: four-inch by four- inch or four-inch by six-inch wood post, or 2 3/8-inch diameter steel pipe with a wall thickness of0. 130 inches; or 2 3/8-inch square standard gauge steel pipe with a wall thickness of 0.130 inches. 3.

#### How many acres will 1000 feet of wire cover?

1 Acre

To Cover This Size Area | You Need This Amount of Wire |
---|---|

1/2 Acre | 600 Feet |

1 Acre | 1000 Feet |

2 Acres | 1300 Feet |

3 Acres | 1500 Feet |

**How far apart do you put t post?**

The typical spacing of posts is between 8′ and 12′. The distance should be determined by the type of fence and the amount of support that the fence needs in order to stay taught.

## What is mesh wire?

“Wire mesh” is a generic term. It refers to two- or three-dimensional lattices made from two or more metallic wires which are linked to one another by different processes such as welding, weaving, netting, or knitting.

## What size wire fence do I need for my property?

wire or high-tensile wire fence, the first step is to choose good corner posts. Corner and gate posts should have a diameter of at least 8 inches. Brace posts should be 5 inches or more in diameter. Line posts can be as small as 2 1/2 inches, but larger diameter posts will make the fence stronger and more durable.

**How do you dispense high-tensile wire?**

High-tensile wire comes in about a 21 inch diameter coil with no spool. It is easily dispensed with a turn table (spinning jenny). You may want to build a plywood spool around the coil. Most people end up buying a Kencove spinning jenny. Using nothing to dispense the wire is an easy way to end up with a tangled mess or an injury.

### Where do you put staples in electrical wiring?

It is best to put staples horizontally above and below the wraparound insulator rather than straddling it. Finish installing wires, insulators and in-line wire tighteners. Wraparounds and tube insulators are only needed on the wires you will electrify.

### How do I plan my new fence?

In planning your new fence, the first thing to do is find the length of your fence. An easy and economical way to measure the footage to be fenced is to step off a known distance and figure the length of your average step.

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