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5 Fence Types You Need To Know

Fencing has many purposes around your property, ranging from security and safety, to border marking, aesthetic or curb appeal and adding financial value. Fences have functions that keep children and pets in and keep trespassers and intruders out. But what type of fence suits your needs the best? Here are 5 options of fencing to choose from for your property.

Vinyl Fences

Vinyl fencing systems are a technically superior type of fencing than most normal fence systems. Vinyl fences offer aesthetic appeal and great benefits that you might not have considered. Vinyl fences are resilient, they are tough and long-lasting, and they offer a versatility that most other fences do not. Combining these benefits with a very large range of style and color options mean that vinyl fencing is one of the most attractive fencing options available.

Vinyl fencing is five times stronger than timber, it is easy to maintain, easy to clean, and does not need any routine maintenance once installed. Vinyl won’t decompose won’t rust and won’t be attacked by pests like termites. Vinyl is a fencing solution that not only looks amazing, but will last decades, while retaining its original appearance. They are strong and flexible and can withstand harsh weather conditions, making it excellent value for money.

Custom Vinyl Fences

Vinyl fencing is also available in completely customizable options including laser cut panels, and shapes, colors and styles to suit just about any home or property.

Aluminum Fences

Long gone are the days when aluminum was a boring fencing option available in basic color options and limited styles. Modern aluminum fencing is available in many color and style options to suit almost any home. Aluminum fencing is a great option as you can match coloring perfectly with guttering or other trim elements of your home. Aluminum fencing allows you to create a dramatic contrasting effect on your property if you want it, or it can blend completely into your property.

One of the best features of aluminum fencing is that it does not weigh as much as other fencing materials, meaning the installation costs are lower. Aluminum is one of the strongest, yet also one of the most lightweight fencing materials available. It can fit most landscapes because it is an easily adjustable fencing option. Your fencing can be adjusted to suit the grading of the ground with very little effort, making it a very suitable solution for uneven yards.

Wood Fences

Traditional fencing is made from wood and is still a popular choice thanks to its durability, affordability and ease of installation. There are many options available for timber use, from recycled timber and brand new to combination timber, stone, concrete or metal fencing options always popular. Wood is a great long-term option for fencing and will last decades when installed by professionals.

Chain Link Fences

Although not the most aesthetically pleasing fencing option, chain link fences have a purpose that can’t be argued with. It is a perfect solution for adding a simple and cost-effective option for security to your property. Chain link fencing is long lasting and very cost effective. What makes this fencing so appealing is that chain link is simple to install, and comes in several different options, including color coated, different thicknesses and styles.