Asked Questions for Tennis Court Perimeter Fencing:
What kind of technical assistance is available for the
We off a full installation manual found online and also mailed upon
ordering. If you have further questions before, during, or after your project, feel free
to email, fax, or call us direct.
What tools are needed for installation?
We recommend a power auger, professional post hole diggers such as the Nu-Boston
measure, marker, fence pliers, ratchet and sockets, shovel, bolt cutters,
and a Pul-Jak.
We offer most of these tools in our online fence tool catalog found here.
How many gates are included in the enclosure and are the gates lockable?
Each enclosure will have two (2) gates, 4' wide. Additional gates can be added for
an additional fee and must be specified upon order. You may also change the size of these
gates. These gates will have a standard padlockable latch. Our website includes many
different styles of gate latches. If a different style is preferred, it must be specified
at time of order and cost will be added to the price of the kit.
Can we install the gates in a different location than
shown on the drawings?
Gates may be installed in a different location, however it may or may not affect
your material list. Always layout your project and check post quantity prior to concreting
anything. If in doubt or you'd like a custom quote, please email, fax, or call us with the
details so we may adjust the kit material list and prices. We accept no responsibility for
material shortages due to changes/ alterations to the standard kit layout.
Is everything vinyl coated including posts and
hardware? What colors are available?
Everything except the nuts and bolts are vinyl dipped. Nuts and bolts are to be
spray painted with a matching color. A can of touch-up paint is included with the purchase
of a kit. Tennis court fencing is available black, brown, and dark green.
Can the windscreen be added to the court at a later
Yes, windscreen may be added at any time. Kits are designed with a maximum post
spacing of 8'. High wind areas may require 6' post spacing and larger diameter posts and
concrete footers. If you feel you may need this, please email, fax, or call one of our
sales representatives with the details for a special quote.
Do you carry replacement parts should something need
Hoover Fence Co. carries a full line of fence products and materials. All items are
available for replacement.
Are the net posts included?
If you specify the diameter, length, and quantity upon ordering, they will be
provided in a matching color. We allow two posts per playing court at no additional cost.
The tennis court fence is 10' high and my gate is
only 7' high, what do I do?
This is normal. Gates are only 7' high intentionally. You will need to stretch
approx. 3' x 4' of fence above the gate. We do not include 3' high fence or 4' high
tension bars. You will need to cut these two pieces of fence out of the ten foot high
fence provided. Tension bar pieces may also be cut from the 10' long ones. Cutting out
pieces allows for a more accurate cut and leaves little room for spaces where tennis balls
Other than a padlock, how can I secure access to my
tennis court from people I wish to keep out?
We offer a pedestrian gate lock which runs on low voltage. It is called the Bulldog
lock and it is found here. It is available with an electronic digital keypad. Other
options are available, please consult with one of our sales representatives for advice
prior to ordering.
Is there a special surface for playing tennis on or
is asphalt typical?
Unfortunately we cannot offer any assistance in planning or
preparation of the surface of play. Our expertise is limited to fence and fence related
products. The same applies to rules of play and painting. Please consult an expert in the
field of tennis or hard surfaces.
Do you know of any installers in my area or companies
that carry your products?
We do not keep a nationwide network of installers, nor could we
keep track of them. We suggest checking your local yellow pages and Better Business Bureau
for general contractors prior to hiring anyone.
Do you have accessories to go with our new tennis
court fencing kit?
Absolutely, we carry a full line of sporting goods to compliment the game of
tennis. Feel free to browse our online catalog for tennis