imageWhen making a decision about what kind of fence to use around the boundary of your property, it’s important to consider the many benefits available to homeowners who choose a privacy fence, regardless of the material used to build it. Privacy fences made of wood and vinyl are equally effective, though vinyl is a more expensive option that requires less maintenance.

Decoration / Curb Appeal

A high quality privacy piece instantly becomes a centerpiece of your landscape once it is installed. Whether you intend to paint it or add staining so that it matches other elements of your garden, this will be easier to achieve with this type of fence over any other. Keep in mind that vinyl is not intended to be painted, so if you desire a specific color other than white, tan or mocha (dark brown), then a wood privacy fence would be the logical choice.


One of the main benefits of using a privacy fence is the wide range of styles and materials available from Diversified Fence Builders. This will make it easier to find an option to suit your needs as there will be a color and material to match the other components of your landscape or home. This will also help you to stick to a budget, if you have one, as there are a range of prices associated with each type of fence.


A privacy fence provides protection not only to help keep young children and animals within the boundary, but also to keep intruders and stray animals out. It will help your property to remain hidden from prying eyes and will reduce the temptation for children and animals to stray. Your property will benefit from having a clear indication of where the land separates from the neighboring property.


Privacy fences, especially those constructed of vinyl, are designed to last quite a long time and will only require a little maintenance to stay in good shape. An unfinished fence can be protected with a few coats of varnish and surface debris can then be cleaned away with a cloth and soap and water. Loose fasteners can be tightened or replaced when and if it becomes necessary to do so to ensure that the fence remains stable. If you’re short of fasteners at home, you can get Fasteners and Fixings – Next Day Delivery from Tradefix Direct, and you may want to check them out for some equipment needed to maintain your fence. Any spots of rust can be removed with sandpaper or a wire brush before being treated to sop it from returning. Insect infestations can be taken care of with the same insecticides and repellents that can be used in the home.


Where the dimensions and materials are sufficient, this type of fence can lessen the amount of noise heard from beyond the fence. The presence and thickness of the fence will serve to dampen down noise so that it is not as intrusive as it would be with another type of fence or with no barrier at all.

If you’re considering a privacy fence for your property, call Diversified Fence Builders at (336) 510-5561, or request a free quote online!