Fence Panels - Garden Fencing Panels
All fencing is designed to outline a perimeter, provide security or containment, and many are built to enhance the beauty of the property or structure it surrounds.
For security, utility or other reasons, many fence styles feature open construction motifs to allow wind to pass easily and to provide good views.
Panel fence serves to block these views. Of course, these fences will mark boundaries, enhance security, and can be very attractive additions to your property.
Additional benefits of panel fencing also include wind reduction, sunlight control and noise attenuation, to name a few.
Wood panel fence is subject to the stresses affecting all wood fences. The major failure point in most wood fencing is the post – either it is not sunk sufficiently into the ground to provide effective support, or the post section that is underground is insufficiently treated to resist rot.
Additionally, the installation of a separate gravel board at the bottom of the fence allows for easy replacement, as fence bottoms are prone to rotting or water damage. It is recommended that gravel boards be constructed of lumber that has been treated with a preservative. Be sure to leave some vertical space between the ground and the bottom of the gravel board.
Maintenance such as painting, staining or waterproofing should occur periodically to keep the fence in good repair.
Other privacy fencing options include stone, brick or concrete for a very permanent and durable structure, plastic fencing for easy installation and very low maintenance, and chain link fence with PVC slats running diagonally through the chain link mesh.