A fence, as you may know, is a structure built to around an area with the purpose of enclosing it. Fences help set clear boundaries between properties or structures but are increasing being used within gardens to create partitions or distinct sections within a garden. Back garden boundary fencing is usually 6 foot high with wooden being the most common. However, the style you choose will depend on the objectives you want to achieve including how a fence can be used as the background to set off other features in your garden. Landscapers Milton Keynes landscaping company specialises in giving your landscape better aesthetics and erecting fences is also a key aspect of completing a garden project. We can help build, remodel or refurbish your fence to taste. There are many fence designs to choose from and some of them are listed below.
This style is one of the most preferred types of fences in the market. Wood fences are preferred because of their cheap price, natural material and most especially their versatility. Wood fences give people a sense of privacy and serenity when at home, so it’s only logical for it to be one of the most preferred fences in the market. Wood fences vary based on size, design and wood treatment. How much additional painting or treating will depend on what you choose but this is the main downside of wooden fencing. You will also need to chose on whether you go for wooden fence posts or concrete. Concrete is much stronger and will last longer but doesn't necessarily provide much aesthetic appeal, although painting will help. Regular visits to your fence year after year will be required to keep your fence looking like new. The inclusion of a trellis at the top of your fence should be considered as should full trellis fences for internal garden sectioning. Trellises are ideal for encouraging climbing plants to grow to make an effective natural colourful wall within in a garden.
Vinyl Fencing, Composite Fencing, PVC Fencing
These fences are quite the dream. Whether you chose vinyl, PVC or composite fencing all are likely to be much stronger and aesthetically better than wood fences. Vinyl and PVC fences may look a little more 'plastic' than composite fences but since they require little to no maintenance they will stay looking like new for many, many years. However, composite fences are quite expensive compared with wood but well worth the extra if you are planning on staying in your property for a number of years. The time, effort and hassle of maintaining a wooden fence compared to PVC fencing will to some degree depend on how you value your time but you'll struggle to make a wooden fence look as neat and tidy as a composite fence regardless of the time spent.
Depending on your garden and neighbours metal railings may be suitable where privacy is not a primary consideration. Metal railings of commonly found at the front of a property where you do want to have your front door visible to the public. THey provide a very neat way to mark your boundary whilst allowing your horticultural efforts to be enjoyed by others as well as yourselves.
Similar to metal railing this style of fencing is typically used when privacy is not a primary concern. Picket fencing can be wooden or PVC and typically 3 foot high. Again is is a way of marking your boundary at the front of your property whilst allowing passers by to admire your garden. Picket fencing can also be used in back gardens sometime running alongside a pathway or to section of other parts of a garden such as a vegetable patch.
Chain link fencing
This is a very popular type of fence. Chain link fencing doesn’t give much privacy like the others as it’s simply a chain running between posts, so you will definitely be able to see everything that goes on through it. This fence isn’t really ideal for boundaries but it’s okay for sectioning internal garden areas to provide distinct sectioning such as alongside a driveway or path.