- Miter saw or some sort of band saw.
If using a miter saw, make sure you reverse the blade. This will ensure
you a smooth cut and will not chip the PVC
- Drill and 1/4" drill bit to drill holes to secure
extender clip to panel.
- Rubber mallet to tap with.
Choose Picket Size: Measure
pickets on fence to match these slats.
Choose Height: Measure height of fence to match these slats.
Choose how many Boxes of Slats you need: You will need one slat per picket.
You can simply count the number of pickets on your fence, or get an
approximate estimate with this formula: 2.39 x Running FT. = Approximate #
Choose to order with or without extension clips: Extension clips are optional.
They are designed to slide and fasten on last slat with snap buttons and close the last gap between the last
picket of a section and the post.
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Unpack and check contents of shipment.
Measure distance between horizontal rails where you would like to install ornamental
Trim PVC Fence slats if necessary for a
perfect fit. Recommend cutting 1/4" shorter to leave room for expansion.
Pry open the top of the privacy panels. Even though the panel is
quite rigid, it is flexible enough to open enough for installing over
Release fold and press PVC fence slat in
place. A rubber mallet can help tap slats all the way down. Continue
to snap on all privacy picket panels until the fence is complete. I you want
your fence to stay private at all times, use the Hurricane lock to snap on
the back of the privacy panels (optional locks sold separately). The locks
can be removed or put on at anytime depending if you want total privacy or
you want them open for a breeze or view.
Take an extender clip and start from the top and slide down the
privacy panel, this will line right up and lock in place. Take your drill
and drill a hole on the centerline of the extender clip. You can use as few
or as many buttons as needed to secure the extender clip to the privacy
panel. Normally about 3 or 4 for 4' and 5' heights. Use more for taller
picket panels. Take a button, line it up with the hole and push hard to lock
in. You will hear it snap. It's that easy.