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Well. It really depends what your application is. In general wood is more aesthetically pleasing whereby metal is generally more functional. which posts are you thinking of here. because if its t-pieces i think that you want a mesh type fence If you are talking square or round tubing its a more substantial fence. Both would have different outcomes. The ...


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I filled the posts of my gates with Sakrete concrete. It's strong enough that when my large gate swings wide enough that single post ends up holding the weight of the entire gate. e.g. the ground level drops a few inches and the wheels lift off. Just buy a bag of 60lbs Sakrete. Dump it in the post dry and use the hose to add some water. (You can mix if ...


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This is what I did: Left the posts up. Put the new fence panel on the outside of the posts. Drilled holes in the fence and used deep u-bolts to attach the new fence panel to the old posts.


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If you've just moved in, give it a few months. Your brain will learn to filter out the noise better than the fence would. Unless you're setting up a sound studio, this is probably both simplest and most effective.


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Solid is better than not solid. Thicker is better than thinner. But at the end of the day, wood fences won't do much to dampen sound at all. If you can, go with a solid fence of some sort (block, brick, etc.) but that'd be expensive and laborious, of course. If you have to stick with wood, go with solid panels and then plant a lot of shrubs on both ...


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The double board fence as you suggest may be your best chance at baffling the noise, whether it is a board and batten arrangement, or boards nailed relatively tight on either side of a purlin. Either of these are better than what you have now What I believe will do you best at sound deadening, is planting ivy or other climbing vines to create depth on the ...


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Moving would be the option most likely to actually work. Highway noise coming from a block away is probably not going to be significantly affected by a low fence, as it's already passed over/around a block worth of houses that are presumably taller than 8 feet. Noise control "fences" (as built by the highway department where they build them) are massive and ...



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