- 1 How do you remove old fence posts from concrete?
- 2 How do I remove a post from the ground?
- 3 Can you reuse fence posts with concrete?
- 4 How do you straighten a fence post without removing it?
- 5 How do you remove farm fence posts?
- 6 How do you replace a fence post?
- 7 How do you remove line posts from concrete?
How do you remove old fence posts from concrete?
How to Remove Broken Fence Posts Set in Concrete?
- Method 1) Break Up Concrete Footing. Step 1: Remove Old Wooden Post. Step 2: Dig around the perimeter of the posthole.
- Method 2) Dig and Lever the Footing. Step 1: Dig around Posthole perimeter.
- Method 3) Eye-Bolt Removal. Step 1: Drill Pilot Hole into Post.
How do I remove a post from the ground?
The trick to removing a fence post is to apply force upward, so that you’re not fighting the strength of the earth on either side of the buried post. This can be done with a jack or machinery, or with a lever and some elbow grease. One of the best post-pulling techniques comes from Family Handyman reader Mike Barnes.
Can you reuse fence posts with concrete?
Pulling up an existing fence post to reuse can be quite a task. Posts with concrete at the base are the most difficult to remove and reuse because the concrete base is larger than the post, which makes pulling it up through the ground much harder.
How do you straighten a fence post without removing it?
The Fix-A-Fence Solution
- Step 1 – Prepare the Site.
- Step 2 – Prepare the Fix-a-Fence Kit.
- Step 3 – Position the Bracket in the Hole.
- Step 4 – Mix a 60lb Bag of Concrete.
- Step 5 – Fill the Hole with Concrete.
- Step 6 – Take a Break While the Concrete Cures.
- Step 7 – Reposition the Fence Post and Attach the Bracket.
How do you remove farm fence posts?
To remove the old post from the ground, use a digging bar to loosen the ground around the post, methodically working from all sides while wiggling the post back and forth to free it from the dirt. A shovel can also be useful if the ground is particularly hard to remove dirt from around the post as you work.
How do you replace a fence post?
- Detach Fence From Old Post. Inside Attachment: Go to the rail side of the fence.
- Unscrew Fence From Old Post.
- Remove Old Fence Post.
- Clear Hole or Dig New Hole.
- Lay Gravel.
- Set New Post in Hole.
- Fill Hole With Dry Concrete.
- Add Water to Concrete.
How do you remove line posts from concrete?
Use a jackhammer to break up the concrete around the base. The easiest way to do this is by starting around the edge and working into the middle. Lift the rubble and loosen the soil and then drag out the base. You’ll probably need someone to help you here too.