How To Choose the Material for Your Baltimore County Fence

Oct 8, 2015 | Fences

One of the biggest factors that comes into play when purchasing a new fence is deciding on which material it should be made from. While much of it comes down to personal preference, there are advantages and disadvatnages to each type of material. Learn more about the different between fencing materials and which might be best for you in this week’s blog.


Learn about the differences in materials for your Baltimore County fence.

How To Choose the Material for Your Baltimore County Fence


Wood fencing is a classic choice. It has a sort of rustic charm and can be configured in a variety of ways to appeal to the aesthetic of you backyard. Wood is relatively inexpensive to install which is one of the reasons it has remained so popular for decades. It can also be painted or stained to whatever color you prefer, giving you a lot of control over the finished look.


Vinyl fencing is much newer to the market but in recent decades has seen a huge growth in populatiry. Vinyl is incredibly durable and will never need maintenance: it is virtually unaffected by rot, deterioration, mold, and rust. With a vinyl fence, you can simply have it installed and then not have to think about it for decades. Vinyl fencing is also very affordable to install.

Chain Link

Chain link is known for its durability. It is able to handle adverse weather conditions and when it does experience damage it is incredibly easy to repair: your fence installer will simply snip away the damaged portions and replace them. Chain link is also very easy to install and the materials are quite affordable, making it one of the least expensive options on the market. And your dog will love the fact that it can look out into the world when it’s out in your yard instead of being completely enclosed!


Alumininum fences are a very attractive option. With an almost wrought-iron look, they are a classy element to add to any back yard. Forged from heavy-duty aluminum, our fences offer secuirty in an attractive, aesthetically appealing package.

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