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Which Style of Vinyl Fencing Is Right for You?

Are you in need of a good quality fence for your home, ranch, or even just your pool? If so, then Fence Center can help! Fence Center offers countless styles and varieties of fences for your current and future needs. One of our most popular, versatile styles is our vinyl fence option. If you’ve decided to invest in one of our vinyl fences, than you’ve already made a great decision, but which one should you get? With so many different types available, this step can easily become overwhelming. Fortunately, we compiled a guide that can help you decide which style is best for you.

If you want privacy . . .

Privacy w/ Lattice Top Panel- 48 Inch High x 72 Inch WideIf privacy is your main concern, then you will want an appropriately-named privacy style fence. This fence offers maximum seclusion and protection for your home and yard and is known for being incredibly durable. It features aluminum reinforcements and 6″ tongue and groove slats. The Privacy Style Fence is available in white and tan lattice with either a plain top, lattice top, or closed spindle top. It starts at $83.98 per 6 x8 panel.

If you live where harsh weather is the norm . . .

	 Contemporary Straight Top Panel- 48 Inch High x 72 Inch WideIf you live in an area known for frequent downpours, snowstorms, dust storms, or other harsh weather conditions, then you will need one of the most durable vinyl fences that money can buy. A traditional picket style fence is your best option to handle the weather, since it allows the wind to pass through, and the vinyl material will never require a paint job or rust removal. These fences come available with a contemporary straight top, classic straight top, contemporary pool code, contemporary scalloped top, classic stepped top, and classic scalloped top styles. They start at the price of $75.58 per panel.

If you live on a farm or own a large parcel of land . . .

	 2-Rail Ranch Rail Panel- 42 Inch HighA ranch rail style fence is your best bet if you are looking to fence in a farm or other large piece of land. These fences are extremely affordable, costing you only $17.65 per panel. They are known for being incredibly durable, especially in severe weather, and can outlast their wooden counterparts by a long shot. Vinyl ranch rail style fences come in the following options: 2-rail, 3-rail, and 4-rail. When choosing an option, consider your current and future needs. For instance, if you have a farm with lots of animals, you’ll need to choose a fence that they cannot easily jump over, squeeze through, or get stuck in.

If you only need it on a very small area . . .

Semi-Privacy Panel- 48 Inch High x 72 Inch WideSometimes, you may have a project where you only need to fence in a very small area. In that case, you may want to opt for the semi-privacy style vinyl fence. These fences are especially ideal if you are looking to fence in a pool and the surrounding area (such as the deck) for extra privacy in the summer. There are many options available for this type of fencing, including 48 x 72 inch-wide panels, 48 x 96 inch-wide panels, corner posts and post caps, and privacy gates. Fence Center gives you multiple options that allow you to create a custom fence that works for your current and future needs. If you are unsure about which options to purchase, give us a call at 888-336-2358 or e-mail us at sales@fencecenter.com. We’d love to help you out!

When you purchase a vinyl fence from Fence Center, you can be sure to get the highest quality product at the most affordable price. Our fences are built to last, so you will always get your money’s worth. Visit our website today at http://www.fencecenter.com/ to explore all of our fence offerings and to get your free price quote. Don’t forget – we’re currently offering 5% off all orders! But hurry, this offer will only be available for a limited time!

4 Popular Kinds of Fencing Material

Fall is here, and a lot of homeowners are taking time to do home repairs before the weather gets too cold. Most people believe that the majority of outdoor home work happens in the spring and summer, but homeowners that want to protect their property from harsh fall and winter weather will protect it now. Many people will focus on repairing their siding, cleaning their gutters, and even giving their lawn and gardens one more round of fertilizer before the weather gets too cold.

One other thing that you can do – if you really want to protect your home and improve your property – would be to get a new fence this fall. The right fencing can do wonders for your home, and the only problem is finding the right material for the project. There are a variety of materials you can use for your fence, but before you choose one you should learn about the most common types:



Do you love the look of wood fencing, but want something that will last a little longer and require less maintenance? If so, you should look into getting a vinyl fence. Vinyl is very affordable fencing material, and it often looks much more uniform than wooden fence posts. It is very easy to maintain, and you won’t be required to re-paint it or add any kind of sealant.


Chain Link

When most people picture a typical fence, they immediately imagine a chain link fence structure around property. Chain link is one of the most durable, affordable, and all-around practical fencing options for your yard. Not only does it come in different heights, there are even color coated options that can be chosen to complement your existing structure and desired color scheme. If you are concerned that chain link won’t offer enough privacy, there are slat inserts and even hedge link inserts that can be used to fill the spaces in your fence.


Not all metal fences are chain link. A metal fence can come in a variety of styles and patterns, some more utilitarian, others more decorative, and aluminum fencing is just one of these further options. Aluminum is a great choice for homeowners who want a bit more than just function from their fencing, but don’t want to pay an arm and a leg to get it. The material is long-lasting, maintenance free, and comes in an assortment of colors, styles, sizes, and heights.


A further step up on the fencing chain, steel has most of the advantages of aluminum, with the additional benefit of being about four times as strong. Steel also has the classic appearance of wrought iron, but without the rust, maintenance, and lack of flexibility that come with it. In fact, steel is able to withstand dramatic landscape changes and many years of severe weather without bending or breaking.

What Are Three Ways to Remove the Stress from your Backyard?

Now that it’s getting cooler outside and the holidays approach us, it’s a great time to take stock of your current situation to see how you can improve it. One of the main resolutions many people will have for 2014 is to lower stress. Stress can not only have an effect on your daily life and mood  – it could eventually lead to a host of different acute and chronic illnesses. Therefore, reducing stress could lead to a much happier life, and who doesn’t want that? But where do you begin? We’ll make the case that you should start in the backyard.  Here’s why:

What are the triggers that cause stress? For many, they’re things that take place outside of the home. Just think of all the things that you can’t control in your life. From bad traffic to a tense workplace, there are so many stress-inducing factors out there, so you’ll need a place to take a break from these external threats. Therefore, many people will choose to make this place their home. One of the easiest ways to get started getting rid of the stress in your home is tackling the backyard. Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • Protect your backyard from winter’s wrath: One of the most bittersweet moments in the year is the first warm day after winter and seeing what’s happened to your landscaping and outdoor accessories. Snow and ice are not too kind to outdoor furniture and planters, so if you can, bring these inside. At the very least, make sure to cover them.
  • Build a new fence for privacy: Exposure is not usually in the equation for anxiety-relief. It can be tough to act like yourself and spend time with your friends and family when anybody can see you.  Building an aluminum fence or vinyl fence around your backyard is the best way to ensure privacy as well as security in your home. You can save money (another way to reduce stress) by shopping our latest Fall clearance items.
  • Start a garden: Ask anybody why they garden and they’ll inevitably start talking about how it relaxes them. Gardening is a way to go in the dark from technology and modern life to reconnect with nature. You’ll get some sun, burn some calories, and eventually reap the benefits through a bountiful harvest or beautiful plants. However, not having a plan or being too complicated can cause more stress than it’s worth. Now is the time to start the planning process for a smooth spring.

Relaxation starts with the backyard. Use these and many other tips to create the perfect stress-free backyard for 2014 and beyond.

Fall Home Improvement Project – Build A Fence!

A recent Zillow® survey shows that 52% of homeowners are planning home improvement projects this Fall. With the fall months approaching and the weather turning a little cooler, it’s the perfect time to get some home projects done before winter comes. In addition, many home improvement companies are looking to unload product to prepare for the new season, so it’s possible to get fantastic deals for your home improvement project.

In fact, you can find a 10% discount on our Facebook page here.

image of a fence and fall foliage
Looking to get the most bang for your time and money? One of the best ways to improve the security of your home and increase its value is through constructing a new fence. Constructing a fence is minimally invasive, can easily be done by you and a few friends, and won’t cost as much as other bigger projects. However, one of the things you’ll need to consider is what type of fence you want.

Here are some of the more popular fence materials you can choose from:

Vinyl Fencing

vinyl fence imageIf you’re looking for an alternative to wood fencing that will last much longer and not be subject to rotting and other concerns, vinyl fencing might be a viable option. Although it can be a little on the expensive side, a vinyl fence will last you a very long time, more than making up for the costs. In addition, vinyl provides excellent security and privacy if you’re leery of nosy neighbors.

Aluminum Fencing

aluminum fence imageAluminum fences are generally less expensive than vinyl and can add aesthetic value to your home as well. Homeowners often choose aluminum fences for their ornate designs and patterns. However, aluminum fences also provide great security as well. If you’re looking for a more ornamental face that still has pretty good durability, an aluminum fence might be best for your home.

Chain Link Fencing

image of black chain link fence gateA chain link fence is never going to win a beauty contest, but if you’re in need of a fence that will demarcate boundaries and provide security, you can’t go wrong with a chain link fence. If you’re hesitant to cover all of your boundaries with a chain link fence, a good idea might be to use steel or aluminum ornamental facing for the visible boundaries and chain-link for the less visible areas. Chain-link also is by far the cheapest material, which could be beneficial if you’re on a budget.

No matter what type of material you choose, you won’t find better prices than you will when you shop at Fence Center. Contact a representative today to learn more about the best option for your home.

Stay tuned to our blog for more fence tips and information. As always, we’re happy to answer ANY questions you might have about DIY fence projects, fence repair or fence maintenance. Leave a comment here, call us toll free 1-888-336-2358 or find all of our customer service information here.