The type of fence you choose will not only play a key role in your home’s exterior design but also provide one of the most important benefits of all properties; security. A professionally installed fence gives every homeowner that true sense of home we all desire. Fencing, whether it be wood, chain link or wrought iron, will greatly affect your sense of home.
A fence keeps your yard safe and secure, which is especially important if you have pets or young children that love to roam. The questions that are probably on your mind: “What are the best privacy fence options?”, “What do they look like?”, and, “How much do they cost?
Choosing your new fence is a matter of balancing your needs, your style and your budget. While deluxe fences earn the majority of attention for style and convenience, there are some great affordable fencing options on the market too. So your decision will be based on style, convenience, and outdoor aesthetic.
Slip Board Fence
This traditional style of vinyl fence is one of the best options to provide coverage for your yard at an entry-level price point. This budget fence features vertical posts connected by 3 or 4 horizontal rails and can be outfitted with wire mesh to make it more secure. By using less materials than other fences, this model keeps the price fairly low, while providing solid security and safety.
Picket fences are made of individual pickets available at different heights. Because the pickets themselves are solid, that makes picket fences a popular choice for providing a good level of privacy, even if it isn’t as effective as a dedicated privacy fence. In addition, this is a great fence for keeping your pets penned in the yard.
Post and rail fence
Very similar to the slip board fence, this budget fence features horizontal rails between vertical posts. The post and rail fence has a distinctly rustic look. In addition, a wire mesh can be added to make this fence effective at keeping animals penned in. Once again, the minimal material and manufacturing of this fence make it another strong choice when working with a tight budget.
Vinyl Privacy Fence
One of the tried-and-true affordable privacy fence ideas, it has a striking and rustic look. These fences are fantastic for complementing the outdoor style of more traditional or classic properties.
The best option for homeowners looking for inexpensive or cheap privacy fence ideas, these fences keep you on-budget while looking upscale.
You can stain the fence a variety of different hues, but the most popular color choices are ones that bring out the natural look of the wood species.
Quite possibly the most popular privacy fence option on this list, vinyl fences shut out nosy neighbors while creating a clean backyard style. These versatile fences can accompany both contemporary designs as well as more traditional ones.
While bright white is the most popular color of vinyl privacy fences, both tan, khaki and other colors are also available.
Since our vinyl fences are built extremely durable and resist the damage that can undermine wooden fences, you can expect your vinyl fence to last multiple decades.
Aluminum and Vinyl Privacy Fence
Aluminum privacy fencing is a new product centered on its distinct style. These exciting privacy fences set vinyl panels in a sleek aluminum frame. This type of privacy fence is most often seen as a stylish accent in upscale neighborhoods.
The color options are quite varied as homeowners can select different colors for both the aluminum frame as well as the vinyl panel.
Once again, since this fence is composed of two ultra-durable and long-lasting materials, the lifespan is quite impressive.