Materials for Building Fences and Gates
A fence can the perfect security and privacy barrier that allows you the to freely enjoy your home and outdoor living spaces. This guide provides an in-depth look at the common types of fencing, gates and fencing materials available as well as helpful tips to you can use to choose the right fence for your yard.
Things (important) to consider before building your fence:
- Consider why you want a fence and then find a few existing fences that meet your needs.
- Think carefully about the design of your fence, and how it will appear from your side of it as well as your neighbor’s. One that is beautiful from your yard but unattractive from the neighbor’s deck is probably a poor choice.
- The location, dimensions, local climate and the time and money you’re investing are also important factors to when choosing your fencing type and materials.