Wood Fence Designs Toronto - choose one to improve your property Perhaps tragically, a lot of importance tends to be given on getting a wooden fence around houses for security purposes, but seldom do people realize that fences have a high aesthetic value and should be made with both the security and beauty aspects in mind. Every onlooker tends to relish the sight of good wood fencing, since a fence is so much more than just a few slabs of wood joined together.
As a result, deep thought ought to be put in before erecting a fence. The question, ‘which fence will suit this place the best?’ is of paramount importance. The first question though, is what kind of fence you want. If you want a fence to shield yourself from the world (read: ‘meddling neighbors’), or if you view your privacy as vital, you may like to go for a completely covered wood fence, also known as a private fence. Private fences come in varieties like board and batten, vertical board and stockade besides many others. A word of warning is required here though: while private fences are great and can look gorgeous, they should ideally be used only on smaller portions of your property to avoid giving a very claustrophobic feeling. Besides, a big private fence tends to look pretty gaudy. However, when used in smaller segments of your property, these types of fences can work wonders in complementing other structures since they are compact and have a very no nonsense feel to them. Another type of wood fencing, which is pretty popular at the moment, is the semiprivate fence style, like a Wingate fence. A wood fence like this allows for good visibility and ventilation, while still being good security. These fences can be used to cover the entire house and give out a cordial and friendly feeling, partly since they look almost exactly the same from both sides. Besides, a semi-private fence is probably the most ideal wood fence in Toronto when we take into consideration the weather. Picket fence styles are another type you should give a thought about, since they have an element of classical charm, almost as if they have been taken right out of a Jane Austen novel. The wood picket and vinyl picket are two of the most
commonly seen picket fence styles and are used liberally, especially in places that have a garden or a lawn and are often seen in the suburbs. There are also fences that offer a rustic feel and can be a good option for stables or other areas on the property where a rough look will be nice. These are called post and rail fences and come in varieties like split rail and paddock. While pretty redundant for security purposes, they are still good boundary markers and are often supplemented with meshes to keep smaller animals inside or outside the fenced region. Selecting the right wood fence in the right location is a requisite to make your property look appealing. Itâ€™s not exactly rocket science either, but does need an investment of some time and patience. However, pondering over it does make a lot of sense considering you are working towards decorating a place youâ€™ll be living in.
Published on Nov 11, 2013
Perhaps tragically, a lot of importance tends to be given on getting a wooden fence around houses for security purposes, but seldom do peopl...