Repairing and Replacing Fence Posts

Fence-building and home improvement expert Jeff Beneke explains the process of repairing and replacing fence posts that have decayed or rotted.

If a post resists being pulled out, attach a 2 x 4 lever to it with a lag screw. With one end supported by a wood or concrete block, lift the other end up to pull up the post.
Illustration by Melanie Powell