Anchoring a dog pen to a concrete slab

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Anybody have any ideas on how to anchor a dog pen to a concrete slab. We have panels that we bought and then put together in place, but the dog pushed on then hard enough to move them and get out. Looking for a way to keep them anchored so that doesnt happen as well as keep in anchored in high winds. Thanks.
 

Rodney Fogleson

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Redhead makes a similar product that I use in installation projects at work all the time and it works very well, It is called a drop-in anchor. Works on similar principal to above product. It flush mounts to concrete and you use a bolt and washer. What you do is you drill hole in concrete (various sizes for drop-in size) I would recommend a 3/8" drop in so a 1/2" hole and then you drop in anchor and use a drift to set the anchor. You would need to make a strap.

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Yep.....
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I used conduit hangers mounted to the concrete with concrete scews. I had to use fender washers to make the hole small enough for the concrete screw.

http://www.doityourself.com/invt/1731256

Has worked so far....only thing I would do differently is put lock nuts instead of the stock nuts...they work loose.
 

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they make screws called tap con then you could use conduit hangers to anchor to the crete .and they are easy to drill to as they include bits .but buy a few extra bits and borrow a 3/8's in hammer drill also make it easier .
 

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I vote for the tap cons too. Just make sure you don't make the hole to big or they won't hold.
 

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as long as you buy the correct sized bit no problem the package tells you what bit to use
 

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I have used the conduit hangers, but in high wind they didn't hold the pen down. After that, I used the concrete anchors that I believe they are talking about, you drill a hole drive they anchors into the hole and then tighten them down allowing the anchor to grab the concrete, then I put a nut and then a washer onto the stud, then wrapped 1/4" chain around the corners of the pen, and then sandwiched the chain between the existing nut and washer with another washer and nut. I took a galvanized bolt and nut and bolted the other end of the chain to itself(if that makes sense), basically just making a loop around the corner. Hope this make sense. I live on top of a hill, and it has withstood 60mph winds more than once.
 

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I too use conduit hangors with concrete screws. Never had an issue with anything yet and it's super sturdy.
 

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