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Should I Treat My Wood Fence

Here’s a common homeowner question: When considering your wood fence options, is it better to purchase a less expensive wood that’s been pressure-treated, or a more expensive wood that has not? The answer to that will vary greatly by the specific situation at hand, and the area of the county you live in. Pressure-treated pine is the standard when it comes to building a long-lasting affordable fence. Pressure-treated wood may not be the best looking of the wood fencing options, but for the price, it provides excellent resistance to rot and insects. More exotic tropical hardwoods, like Ipe, can be […]

Wood Fences Fort Lauderdale

Common Types Of Wood Fences In South Florida Board on Board This is a privacy type wood fence. In this type of fence, a third picket is placed on top of every two picket nailed together, creating a full privacy and giving extra strength to the fence. Of course this means more wood, so the fence will be more expensive. Stockade This is also a privacy wood fence; here the pickets are cramped together flat on rails and nailed tight against each other. But since wood bends and warps over time, you are most likely to have small gaps in […]

Wood Fences Broward County

Common Types Of Lumber For Wood Fences In South Florida • Pine – Pressure treated for subterranean termites – besides having pressure treated pine, it is good to coat the lumber with water repellant stain to prolong the life of wood. • Spruce – Untreated spruce picket fences and cross rails are most commonly used in prefabricated 4×8- or 8×6-foot picket and stockade-fence sections that you find at your local hardware store. These are then installed between pressure-treated fence posts. • Cypress – Natural chemical Cypretine – Red Cypress is an all-natural aromatic wood that is grown in the swamps […]

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