Fence first or asphalt first, or both

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Posted by: from Winnipeg
9/10/2020 at 6:11:28 PM

I am looking to replace a wooden fence that is falling apart as well as asphalting the parking pad situated just outside the fence. But I would like to move the new fence back onto the parking pad by about 2 feet. What do i do first, the asphalt or the fence or do I hire a company that will do both?

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Filipe from Studio OCA in Toronto
Date/Time9/10/2020 at 7:15:55 PM

I would do the asphalt first and the fence after because it's a more "delicate" job. If you hire one company to do both you're risking compromising the quality or the price.

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Date/Time9/10/2020 at 7:17:08 PM

In a perfect world I would recommend

1. Install fence posts

2. Have all asphalt work completed

3. Finish fence construction

This should be easy to arrange as most fence contractors install the posts then wait a week or so before completion of the fence.

Hope this helps

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Date/Time9/10/2020 at 10:05:49 PM

You won't find many firms who do ashfault and build wood fences.

You can have the pad finished first. Then have the posts over the pad built on deep metal post mounts.

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Date/Time9/12/2020 at 9:48:10 AM

If there was a company that did both- i wouldn't recommend.

-First the fence post should be installed.

-ashplat should then be done going around the post

-fence pickets etc. should then be installed.


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