- 1 How do you remove chain link fence from concrete?
- 2 How do you remove a chain link fence post?
- 3 How do you install chain link fence without concrete?
- 4 Can you reuse fence posts with concrete?
- 5 What is a post puller?
- 6 How do you remove aluminum fence posts?
- 7 How do you reuse chain link fence posts?
- 8 How much does it cost to have a chain link fence removed?
- 9 How do I remove a chain link fence?
Getting it Out of the Ground
Clip the metal rings or strips holding the chain link to the posts and roll up the fencing. Lift off the top rail and caps. Dig down along the side of the concrete until you get to the bottom of the post and concrete. Wiggle the post back and forth.
Check out the 5 steps of chain link fence removal:
- Step One – See If Someone Else Will Do It For You First!
- Step Two – Separate chain link grid from posts.
- Step Three – Gather the chain link grid.
- Step Four – Remove the top rail.
- Step Five – Remove the posts.
If you decide to install your chain link fence without concrete, use a post-hole digger to make a hole deep enough to bury the posts at least two feet, or about 1/3rd of the height. Never pound the posts into the ground, especially if you have hard clay or rocky soil, because you’ll bend the tops.
Can you reuse fence posts with concrete?
ARB1977. If the poles are out of the ground, hit the concrete with a sledge hammer a couple times and it comes right off. Some of those older poles are nice and heavy gauge (not like the thin ones sold now) and if not totally rusted are perfect to reuse.
What is a post puller?
An electric vehicle having a powered drum for handling wire rope used to pull mine props after coal has been removed; used for the recovery of the timber.
How do you remove aluminum fence posts?
In that, Yes, the post can be removed by digging it out and pulling it upwards Before you pull upwards make sure the screws going into the ends of the sections are removed on both sides of the post. Then as you pull the post up the sections will go with it until they break free
Reuse of old posts
Yes the old posts can be reused, and it would be better to remove the old concrete bases from the posts. To remove the bases from the posts all you need do is hit the base of the post (NOT THE CEMENT) with a 12-16 lb sledge hammer The cement would literally vibrate off the post.
The chain link removal cost will be about $2 to $4 per foot. In many cases, this price will include hauling it away. However, some scrap yards will take fencing.
- Roll out the chain–link mesh against the fence frame starting at one corner post.
- Hold the tension bar in place along the pole and fasten to the pole with brace bands spaced 1 foot apart.
- Stretch the mesh out between the corner posts with a pulling rod.
- Hook one end of a come-along to a brace band on a corner post.