Best Wood Fence Styles

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Wood fence styles can fix your property by increasing its value, as well as improving the appearance of your garden. When you install a wooden fence, it has several different types or designs to choose from. You have options, such as the separation of the pickets, the shape of the pickets and the height.

The privacy fence is a common style of fence that is used to keep other people’s looks from sneaking into your yard. The pickets in a privacy fence are stuck next to each other with no space between them. The pickets are usually between 6 and 8 feet high, which makes the top difficult to see. Width of pickets in privacy fences, normally between 6 and 8 inches. One of the disadvantages of a privacy fence is that, since there is no separation between the pickets, the pickets cannot expand from moisture or heat and therefore can warp or tilt outwards over time.

Built like a privacy fence, the fence of spaced stakes has a gap or space between each picket to distinguish it from a privacy fence. The width of the space between the pickets is usually between 1 inch all the way up to 6 inches. Pickets in a separation fence are usually between 4 and 6 feet in height. One of the advantages of a spaced stake fence is that it allows the pickets to be separated to expand inclement weather, which makes them less likely to tilt outward or crack.