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Electric Fence Maintenance Checklist

Use an electric fence maintenance checklist to inspect and secure the homestead’s perimeter. Make sure you have all the right safety and maintenance tools before you begin fixing. Everything you need to know and need to do is right here for your convenience.
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Electric Fence Maintenance Checklist

Things You'll Need



Wire Strainers


Small Claw Hammar

Large Hammar





Distilled Water

Type of Post

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Type of Wiring

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Electric Fence Voltage Check

What is the energizer pulse rate?

Are there any voltage leaks

Are there any loose fence strands?

Are the insulators present and free from damage?

Is the fence signage present and legible?

Are there at least one sign posted on each side of the fence?

Are the wires taut?

Is the charger fully charged?


Electric Fence Maintenance

Make sure you de-electrify the fence before preforming maintenance

Walk the fence's perimeter

Remove any foreign objects that may have fallen on the fence

Clear vegetation surrounding the fence

Check the wire spacing

Clean solar panel with fresh cloth

Number of times animals have broken in and out of the electric fence

Location of breaks-ins and break-outs

Are the insulators functioning?

Are the ground rod wires secure?

Are the posts firmly in place?



Inspector's full name and signature

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