For those who want a front yard fence with a painted look, but without the maintenance, this is a synthetic material that does not need upkeep. If you are a purist, you may not like this and wood rather have wood...with the maintenance.
True, some front yard fences are limited by county codes and HOA guidelines, but if you want to establish a complete perimeter around yard and don’t want to break the bank, here are some front fence ideas we often recommend.
To build a wood privacy fence in your yard: Establish Fence Line: Pull a string between each end of the fence to establish a straight line where the fence will be located. Mark Post Location: Mark the location of each fence post at the desired intervals (usually every 8’) along the string line.
There are many different types of front yard and backyard fence ideas to consider. Most neighbors choose to build a simply wood and metal fence, but as you will see, we cover all type of fencing materials.
Front Yard Fence Ideas The most popular fencing style for front yards is the traditional picket. Picket fences are usually less than three feet tall and are highly decorative.
What others are saying "A security fence stipulates the best in privacy and safety. Composite fences comprise of both plastic and wood. A metallic fence is a fantastic option if you want to find a high end fencing solution"
The Dorland Company Traditional Iron Gates. Looks like woven wood! I love this gate! Find this Pin and more on Front yard fence by Susan M. Woven wood gate would look great ad a fence, but would take a long time to build.
On the plus side, wood fences can easily last the lifetime of your home. Just like hardwood floors, the quality of your fence will greatly depend on the type of wood you choose. Needless to say, you have plenty to choose from.
We received a quote of $3,300 for a 50ft wooden picket fence (3.5 feet high) in our front yard. Granted, this includes labor, and high quality cedar, but this still comes to $66/ft which seems absurdly high given the estimated cost per foot outlined above.
Wood picket fencing could be placed at the front of the home, for example, connecting to chain link fencing in the back. No only will this combination fence potentially save installation costs, but it also will reduce the amount of fence that might require repainting.