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Horizontal Privacy Fence Advantages

Is privacy important to you? Then a horizontal wood privacy fence may be just what you need!

Read on to learn all you need to know about horizontal wood privacy fences, whether you want more privacy or just to boost the curb appeal of your home!


What is a privacy fence?

Fences designed to block outside views are called Privacy fences. Fences can be constructed using a wide range of materials, but wood is the most common choice.

Privacy fences are taller and more durable than other fences. A picket fence, for example, is primarily aesthetically pleasing due to its short height and the space between posts.

A privacy fence can also be beautiful but focus on its function rather than its aesthetic appeal. Almost no gaps exist between the boards, and they are stacked closely together. For those who would like to have more privacy in their lives, a fence like this is the ideal solution.

How can wood be beneficial?

A wood fence has traditionally been used to make boundaries and to ensure privacy for centuries. Since wood is both strong and durable, it is a suitable material for privacy fencing. It can also be stained or painted to match the exterior of your house.

A wood fence also has the advantage of being easy to repair. In most cases, replacing a board can be done reasonably easily with little disruption to the rest of the fence.

What’s a horizontal wood privacy fence?

In simple terms, a horizontal fence is a fence with its boards stacked horizontally rather than vertically. Brackets, screws, or nails are used to attach the boards to the rails.

Horizontal wood privacy fence benefits

It is advantageous to have a horizontal wood privacy fence for a number of reasons.

  • Cost-effectiveness

Wooden fences are generally more affordable than metal or PVC/vinyl fences. Wood offers both style and functionality, so you don't have to choose between them. A large selection of woods makes it easy to choose the type that best fits your needs and aesthetic.

  • A better privacy experience

If you are looking to make a private, enclosed area, horizontal wood fencing is an excellent choice. Due to their horizontal arrangement, horizontal planks provide a better barrier between your yard and the outside world since fewer gaps or spaces are created.

  • An Aesthetic Trend

For a variety of fencing needs, horizontal wood fencing has recently become the hottest new style. If you prefer a more contemporary or modern look for your front and back yards, horizontal fencing is the ideal solution.

These planks are arranged creatively and are pleasing to the eye. The horizontal layout gives the fence the appearance that it stretches across the yard. The fence will look visually longer, making your enclosed space look bigger, as well.

In addition, horizontal fences can be accessorized. For example, horizontal wooden fences are often accompanied by stones or concrete pillars. It is very popular right now to mix materials for fences to give them a more contemporary appearance and feel.

  • Security

Your home is made safer and more secure with a tall, horizontal wood fence. It will protect your children and pets from wandering off from your backyard. Furthermore, it can keep unwanted visitors out of your yard.

  • Adaptability

Horizontal wood privacy fences can be customized to meet your needs. The fence can be customized in terms of size and color. Moreover, since it is made of wood, it can be stained or painted in pretty much any color you like.

We can also custom-build a horizontal privacy fence that fits the slope of your property perfectly if your property is located on a slope.


  • Durability

The fence you build and maintain properly will last for many years, regardless of which type of wood you choose.

Negative aspects

Like anything else, horizontal wood privacy fences also have some potential drawbacks. They can be more expensive to install than other fencing types. A horizontal fence can also lead to gaps between the boards over time, which diminishes privacy as the boards are horizontally placed.

A guide to choosing a fencing company

Finding a reputable fencing company is the first step in installing a horizontal wood privacy fence. Check online reviews and ask your family and friends for recommendations. Once you've narrowed down your choices, get quotes from each company so you can compare prices.

Buckhead Fence Company has been in business for years and has received positive online reviews from real customers.

Starting your horizontal wood privacy fence

You should schedule a consultation with a fencing company once you've found the one you're comfortable working with. Your fence company will come to your house and assess your needs during this meeting.

I hope this blog post has been useful in providing you with information about horizontal wood privacy fences. Consider adding one to your home by contacting us today. We look forward to helping you create a gorgeous horizontal wood privacy fence for your property!


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