Do You Need Fence Repair in Sarasota?

By: handybrit April 14, 2018 2:26 pm

Do You Need Fence Repair in Sarasota?

If you’re looking for fence repair Sarasota, Bradenton, or surrounding areas then the Handy Brit has you covered.  Is your fence unstable, leaning, fallen down, rotten fence posts or your gate doesn’t close correctly?  We can repair it for you.

Hurricane season

Being proactive and repairing your fence before the damage is too bad can save you a lot of money.  Fixing a blown-down fence can be thousands of dollars.  Plus having to wait months to find someone available to fix the fence and paying a huge premium for the privilege.  Make sure securing your fence is part of your hurricane preparation!

Testing your fence

A great way to make sure that your fence is secure in place is to take the palm of your hand on the top of the fence and press firmly.  If the fence moves more than a few inches the fence posts are probably rotten or not set in concrete correctly.  Also, give the fence a good visual inspection, check the post bases are in good condition, there are no loose slats, and furthermore make sure the fence is straight.  Any issues email support@thehandybrit.com.

 Fence post repair

Probably the most common failure on wooden fences is the bottom of the posts are rotten.  Water can sit on top of the concrete, which causes the wood to deteriorate.  This is something that can be repaired relatively cheaply if the rest of the fence is in fairly good shape.

Setting the fence in a concrete base it the most secure way to install the fence posts. Some installers don’t set the fence in concrete and claim that this method prevents the posts from rotting.  Unfortunately, the fence typically blows down long before the fence post has a chance to rot.

Vinyl fence repair

Vinyl fence repair usually involves fixing the concrete base or replacing damaged sections.  A large falling branch or vehicle driving into a vinyl fence can often damage the vinyl or dislodge the lats.  Vinyl is a very durable product however damage can still occur. Typically it is fairly easy to complete Vinyl fence repairs when caught early.

Vinyl fence post repair

Over time the hot, wet and windy Florida climate takes its toll on vinyl fence posts. Eventually requiring vinyl fence post repair.  Typically this requires the fence post to be dug out and installed correctly.  Most of the time the vinyl fence posts can be reused.  However, sometimes a new post is the best course of action.

Gate repair

Gates are by far the most expensive part of your fence. Due to the constant movement, they are often the first part to fail. Consequently over time gates sag which may prevent the gate from latching or closing correctly.  The fix can be as simple as moving the latch, adding a diagonal brace, or rehanging the gate.

If you require fence repair in Sarasota then email for a free estimate paul@thehandybrit.com

If you’re looking to have a new fence installed check out our Fences Sarasota page.

If you are looking for a dependable Handyman then we’re the company for you.

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    Awarded Best of Florida

    4

    Nest Pro Installer

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    Local Veteran Owned and Operated

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    workers compensation exemption

    3

    12 Month Labor Warranty

    6

    $1,000,000 General Liability Insurance

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