Fence Comparison Chart

High Quality, Maintenance-Free Aluminum Gates and Fences

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CharacteristicWoodPost & RailAluminumVinyl (PVC)
Life of Fence 7-12 yrs. 8-10 yrs. Lifetime 20+ yrs.
Maintenance Semi annually sealing, staining, painting.  Possible picket replacement Possible rail replacement None Washing
Level of Privacy Low to High Low Low to Medium Medium to High
Level of Security Medium to High Medium Medium to High Medium to High
Applications Containment, Privacy, Property Definition, Aesthetic, Swimming Pool Enclosure Containment, Property Definition, Swimming Pool Enclosure Containment, Property Definition, Aesthetic, Swimming Pool Enclosure Containment, Privacy, Property Definition, Aesthetic, Swimming Pool Enclosure
Installation Method Tamped earth footing, Nail on panels Tamped earth footing, Rail slips into post Concrete Footing, Rail slips into post Concrete Footing, Rail slips into post
Width of Panels 8 feet 10.5 feet 6 or 8 feet 8 feet
Post size 4"x4" pressure treated 3"x6" locust 2", 2.5", 4" square posts 4"x4" square post for spaced picket  5"x5" sqare post for solid board
Colors Natural wood Natural Wood Black, Bronze, White, Sandstone, Hunter Green White, Tan, Gray, Mix & Match
Accessories Picket and post tops cut into wood, not easily retro-fitted None Finials, Post Caps, Scrolls  Easily retro-fitted Post caps - easily retro-fitted; picket tops and finials - not easily retrofitted
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