If you’re renovating your garden fence, have you considered concrete fence posts? Unlike their wooden alternatives, concrete fence posts do not rot, so if well looked after, they can last for many years.
If you would like more information regarding the fantastic concrete posts available on our online store, please contact your local challenge fencing branch.
- What Is The Difference Between A Dry Cast Post And A Wet Cast Post?
Dry cast posts are manufactured using a semi-dry concrete mix which is compacted to give it strength. Dry posts are approximately 15-20% stronger and less brittle than wet cast posts. As such, you should always look for dry cast concrete posts!
- How Long Does It Take for Concrete Posts To Cure?
Posts are at approximately 80% of their full strength when they leave the factory. It takes another 10 years or so for the post to reach its maximum strength. This is the opposite of wooden posts which get weaker with age.
- What Actually Goes Into Making A Concrete Post?
A concrete posts is made with a 5 to 1 mix and has metal bars in the semi-dry mix for strength. This is then compacted in the mould to give it the strength it needs.
The Benefits Of Concrete Posts
- Great Value For Money
Concrete fence posts are fantastic value for money because of their hardwearing nature. Whilst concrete posts can cost more than their wooden alternatives, they often last longer and as such, offer better value for money in the long run
- Easy To Look After
Concrete posts are easy to look after. If you choose to install wooden fence posts, you might find that they are time consuming to look after and maintain. You have to treat wooden fence posts in order to protect them from the elements. However, concrete is very easy to maintain, so you can spend more time enjoying your garden and less time worrying about garden fence maintenance.
High Quality Concrete Posts, Trust Challenge Fencing
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