How to Set Fence Posts That Won't Rot

Keep moisture and insects from destroying your cedar fence posts

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Caulk gun
  • Bucket
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Posthole digger
  • Shovel
  • Paintbrush
  • Trowel

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Aggregate
  • Cement
  • Exterior acrylic latex caulk
  • Wood preservative

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