Hello, there. I have a dilemma....
The husband & I live in a townhouse complex & when we moved in six yrs. ago, the caretaker said he planned on extending our back fence. Thus giving us a larger yard. Now that I'm pushing for that to happen- he is balking at it, because of underground wires. I brought the man in from the gas company & they mapped out where that ran thru. (that was a free service) Now a year later the caretaker said he paid the $400 for the hydro guys to show him where the power lines are. Now he's all freaked out & doesn't wish to replace our falling-down fence with the extension. (he IS a bit of a lazy bugger tho)
I figure since the wood fence extension will be U-shaped... there must be a way to construct it without digging. Some sort of cross-bracing?? Would it be necessary to use those ugly grey concrete forms to hold the posts in place? There must be other options. He won't let the hubby & I build it... & I've put him on the spot: when he said it was a matter of material cost & I informed him we'll gladly pay for it. I've tried Google + Ask.com to find a carpentry solution, but was unable to locate one. So we eagerly await any & all input.