Vinyl fences come either panelized or as board-and-rail systems. Like wood fences, they look great as long as you set the posts plumb and in a straight line.
Setting Posts for Your Fence. After the gravel is added, fill the hole with concrete. Tap the hollow post into the concrete so the concrete fills the center portion of the post in the hole. Install end and corner main posts first.
It is a maintenance-free option that does not weather like wood fencing does. To install vinyl fencing, you need only attach pre-made fence sections to posts..
Insert the end/gate post in the first hole and steady it with dirt or gravel, and square and level it. Insert and steady the second post. Tape the ends of the rails that will fit into the end/gate post (only gate/end post are filled w/concrete). Install the bottom, middle (if applicable), and top rails, then pickets.
If you are installing a new fence know that most vinyl fence manufacturers recommend installing the hollow post with a wood or metal insert to add stability.
When you build a vinyl fence you have to make sure that the posts are inserted deep enough in the ground. Wood and metal fences have weight behind them .