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We do not install fencing or gates. We are nationwide distributor of fencing gates. Our products are designed for do-it-yourself installation and you can save a lot of money by installing yourself. Additionally, our fence panels and be easily trimmed (the width) on-site. Aluminum Fencing is esay to install. Try out our easy Fence Planner and build / price your fence right now! Shop today and save!

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Installation tip when ordering in ground and welded plates posts.

Start your installation with welded plated posts, first, because there is no vertical adjustment with these posts. Once you’ve installed a panel or gate with the welded plated posts, you can then work off it with your other panels, posts and gates. Essentially, you’ll now have a template to work off of: i.e. you’ll be able to easily setup and install additional panels and gates at the same height.

Do not over-torque the screws

It’s a common for some 1st-time customers to over-torque the screws when installing your fence panels, posts and gates. Do not do this. If this does happen you can easily fix this by ordering larger screws and re-installing.

Line Posts, Corner Posts, End Posts and T-Posts are pre-punched for fence panel connections. Insert, Set & Forget! Only line posts are pre-drilled for self-taping panel-to-post connection screws. All other posts are not pre-drilled because people typically like to have all of their screws on the same side. And, we don’t know what direction the corner posts, end posts and t-posts will be facing so we don’t know what side should be drilled. It is, however, easy to self-tap stainless steel screws through any post and into any of our fence panels. Insert, Set & Forget!

The WARNING below does not apply to typical install where your posts are cemented into grass / dirt!

2021 Weep Hole Warning
2021 Weep Hole Warning
Post Flange Cover Release instructions
Post Flange Cover Release instructions

Aluminum fence and gate installation is easy with GreatFence.com fencing because our produts have been designed with home owners and business owners in mind. Spend no money on costly installation fees. Let GreatFence.com help you on your next DIY project. Browse through our aluminum fence and gate installation page to find instructions and other useful links that can help you set up our fencing products.

Do-it-Yourself Made Easy

We believe that pre- and post-installation are just as important as the installation process itself. We share information we think will be useful to your project. Read our installation manual to have an idea about the tools you’ll need for your project. From string or chalk line and stakes to bungee cords, we list everything you need to prepare. Our manual also includes measurements for residential, commercial, and industrial fencing products. Feel free to use them and identify the applicable distance for each product and accessory you install.

Detailed Product Description

Click any item from our aluminum fence and gate installation guide list for more information. We’ll either provide you with a PDF file or link you to the specific descriptions of our fencing products and accessories. As such, you can decide whether you’ve found the right piece for your property or not. If you ever come across a term you don’t understand, please visit our Glossary of Definitions page. We have included photos, so it’s easier to visualize what you’re looking for.

No need to hire someone if you can do the process yourself. Save money on installation by ordering from GreatFence.com. Call us at 845-443-7242 if you still can’t find what you’re looking for. Our customer support and corporate and sales team will be glad to help.



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