Wood fencing continues to be a popular choice and can last for decades with the appropriate care. The most popular type of wood fencing is built from pressure treated lumber – having properties that resists the elements better than other types of wood fencing.
Cedar fencing is the second most popular type – with natural properties to resist against the elements and insects, it compliments property with a more natural and soft look.
If you’re looking for a fence that is virtually maintenance free, then the chain link fence is a great option. It comes in a wide variety of heights and colours, so you can have the comfort of choosing a style that is right for your property, both in function and aesthetics. For added privacy and security, slats can be installed into the chain link mesh.
Made from synthetic plastic materials, this fencing is easy to clean, resists weathering, and has low maintenance requirements. Synthetic fencing is designed in a solid cast form, or a reinforced hollow rail design that resembles sawn timber, and are ribbed or include reinforcements, often of aluminum, for added strength.
An aluminum fence is constructed primarily out aluminum. Due to the metal’s low density and ability to resist corrosion, it has become a popular choice as lightweight, durable fence and railing structure. Low maintenance aluminum fencing eliminates the need for constant upkeep.
Wrought iron fences are heavy-duty, and great to install for high security settings. Over time, it does tend to rust, so proper maintenance is required to keep it looking new. You can let your fence blend in with your settings or you can make it stand out to enhance your property appeal.