Silt Fence without the Stakes

Silt Fence without the Stakes

Question regarding the silt fence:I need about 200 ft of silt erosion control fence without the stakes. Do you carry anything like that? Can you ship to north Alabama? I am looking for something without stakes primarily because I already have these stakes. Do you know how I can anchor them?

Answer:

silt fenceThank you for contacting Granite Environmental! We do carry the silt erosion control fence that is available without the stakes. Fabrics used for silt fences are a pervious sheets of geotextile material such as polypropylene, nylon or polyester. These are chosen based on minimum synthetic fabric requirements. Depending on your application and how you are going to use the fence material, you may want to consider our woven geotextiles.

We can, in fact, ship your erosion control fence without the stakes to northern Alabama. We have shipping points all over the country and will shop freight to get you the best deal possible.

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Anchoring the Silt Fencing

The silt fencing is typically anchored according to your location and the type of fabric you use. In general, stakes will usually include the following materials:

  • Wood: Wooden stakes are a favorite for this type of fence installation. Types of wood that are commonly used include the following:
    • Oak (typically around 5' in length and 2" in diameter)
    • Pine (typically at least 4" in diameter)

  • Metal: Metal stakes or posts may also be used as required. It is generally recommended that these have a minimum weight of 1 to 1.33 lbs/ linear foot.

Most DOT projects require that the posts are spaced no more than six feet (6') apart during their installation. These silt fences are typically constructed with extra-strength fabric without wire mesh requirements. Standard fabrics can also be used with wire mesh for spacing of no more than ten feet (10') apart.

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If you have any additional questions regarding a silt fence without stakes, please contact our Granite Environmental sales team at +1-772-646-0597.