Exploring the Types of Wood Fencing

Wood fencing adds beauty and comfort to any landscaping and your home is no different. When installing wood fencing, it is time consuming if you don’t hire a professional, but it is well worth the outcome you get. There are several types of fencing you can choose from. Each one has its own look and purpose.

Dog-Eared Fence

Dog-eared fencing is commonly used for privacy purposes and makes it more difficult to see through. Each panel is installed one opposite the other on the sides so that a back and forth structure is created. The first panel is mounted on the inside of the frame while the second is mounted on the outside. This gives you an elegant look that a flat fence does not provide. However, you can see through it if you get close enough, but that is fairly minimal.

Picket Fence

Picket fences can add both security and appeal to your landscape. These types have the pickets mounted to the frame on one side. You can find complete privacy fence options in which each picket is closely together and you can find semi-privacy fence options in which each picket has a gap in between them. There are also choices in height and the 3-4 foot high fences are usually used as containment fences or as property markers. Both types enhance the look and value of the home with the beauty of natural wood.

Split Rail Fence

Split rail fencing is unique in a way that separates itself from the rest. It acts as a fence, but does not provide privacy or containment for most animals. This type of fence is constructed using split rail pieces in which you have a couple posts and some rails that go through the holes in the posts. These are commonly used for horses, but also get used as decorative pieces to open land areas. They can also serve as property markers, especially if you have a lot of land.

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