A six-foot-tall privacy fence can help create a peaceful get-away in nearly any neighborhood. Containment. A fence can help provide a safe play environment for children and pets, keeping them in the yard where you can keep an eye on them and preventing entry from unwanted strangers or animals.
Increased property value. Installing a fence is a great way to add value to your property. Not only might potential buyers appreciate the added privacy and security, but if you put up a fence that's aesthetically pleasing, you could end up boosting your home's curb appeal.
A privacy fence in your backyard will often not require a permit unless it is to be over 6 feet tall, depending on where you live, while the cut-off for the same type of fence in your front yard may be just 3.5 feet.
Maintenance. No doubt, fences can provide a decorative element to your landscape, but they can detract if they're not well cared for.
Even if you want a more elaborate design, with a timber fence it won't blow your budget. Timber fencing is environmentally sustainable as the trees used to harvest the wood can be replanted and regrown.
A fence constructed in such a way so that more than 20% of the surface area of the fence obstructs a view through the fence from a position perpendicular to the fence.
DuraPost is stronger than both concrete and timber fence posts and is guaranteed to last up to 25 years. Made from galvanised steel, DuraPost doesn't rot, split, warp, crack or chip and can even withstand winds of up to 110mph! It's a no brainer if you ask us.
Redwood is arguably the most extensively used type of wood for wood fencing and even though it comes at a high cost, redwood's quality, durability, and aesthetic value make it among the best options.
When properly maintained — which includes replacing individual planks and boards as needed — a well-built wooden fence can last in good condition up to 20 years or more.