Ballast, Cement and Post Fix
Number of posts
Size of post
Depth of Hole * see notes
Recommended hole size for post size
Size of Hole M
³ minus Volume of Post
Amount of Ballast
Amount of Cement
Bags of Cement based on 5:1 ratio
Amount of Post Fix Hanson 20kg Bags
Disclaimer and notes:
Depth of Hole are subject to finished post type and height. British Standard BS1722 Part 5
Wooden Palisade or Picket and CloseBoard fencing recomends that for posts up to 1200mm
height out of the ground a hole of 600mm is sufficient. Over 1200mm to 1800mm 650 to
700mm should be used as a minimum.
Other Post Fixes are available and the manufacturers label should always be read.
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information provided, this is meant as a guide.
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