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How do I tie the fabric to the framework of a Chain Link fence?

Unless you have a set of specifications or drawings that show otherwise, fence ties are placed 24” on center along the top rail and 16” on center on the line posts. 

  1. When tying the top rail, make sure that the fabric is a half diamond above the rail.  This can be accomplished by placing your pliers in the fabric above the top rail and leveraging the fabric into place.  In more severe applications, you will have one person lift the fabric while another individual ties it.  Applying too much leverage on the top rail will only cause it to swoop between the posts.
  2. Place hook of the tie into knuckle above the rail.  Using your pliers, grab the end of the hook and pull-up while pulling the tie down and around the top rail.  Wrap your tie around the fabric as close to the post or rail, avoiding large spans that create dents in the fabric.
  3. Using your thumb, twist the tie around the fabric as far as you can.  Then, grab the loose end with your pliers and twist the end of the tie all the way around the fabric.
  4. At both ends of the tie make sure that the ends wrap around the fabric a full 360 degrees.  Do not over tension or wrap the tie around the fabric.  This will cause the fabric to cave in at the tie and cause the tie to break.
  5. Repeat this procedure at the line post, beginning 6” below the rail.

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