Wood picket fence panels – Even the treated wood often used to build wood fences experiences decay and rot. Since a rotten fence post or iron could weaken a complete section of fencing, repairing such damage is a necessary task that saves time and money in the future. Fortunately, removing a rotten post or board and replacing it is usually a simple task. And in some cases the part of the message or board that remains intact can be saved.
Just starting with remove the old wood picket fence panels. Divided lanes can be removed by hand. Plank rails need to be pried into the post with a pry bar or hammer. Pickets, planks and / or rails in a panel style fence must be removed from the greater structure by prying as well. Then, discard and replace the rotten divided lanes. Because these go from job to job, any cut-out leaves them too short and any patchwork ruins their appearance. If you have one near the panel, skip this step.
24 Photos Gallery of: Replacing Planks and Rails a Rotten Wood Picket Fence Panels
Pull the nails that were left behind on the pole or panel with a crowbar, hammer or pliers. This often happens because the rotten wood breaks around the nail. Last, establish a replacement of the wood picket fence panels in the position occupied by the rotten component. Once it is aligned, with nails. Spare parts can easily be torn off from the leftover fence panels.