Leaning gate post need advice

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  1. May 12, 2018 #1

    johnv713

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    The vertical post is leaning away from the side of my house causing the gate to the backyard to sag a bit. The post itself looks fine. No decay , rots, or damage. Can i use a metal bracket, drill it to my brick wall to make it stand straight ? Any other ways guys?
     
  2. May 13, 2018 #2

    Snoonyb

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    Brick are not considered structural for connectors, I'd reset the post either deeper and in better compaction, or in concrete.
     
  3. May 13, 2018 #3

    johnv713

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    Im too lazy to dig. Was hoping to avoid busting out the shovel but it looks like im gonna have the. Thanks
     
  4. May 13, 2018 #4

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    How big is the gate? Put a wheel on the outer end to take the weight off the post.
     

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