The Trendiest Wooden Fence Materials of 2015
Getting Beauty on Board Around the Yard
The perimeter of your home’s property isn’t a fashion runway, but an attractive new fence always brings a welcome change in exterior style. Different materials strut their stuff with various advantages, and this is the season for turning traditional into trendy. Classic wooden fences never lose their appeal around well-dressed landscapes.
The Popularity of Pressed Pine
Designer materials have an upscale cachet, but exotics won’t ever unseat pressed pine. This wooden fence choice remains in vogue because it’s affordable, and its talents extend beyond stretching home improvement dollars. The wood is treated to resist moisture, so you can look forward to years of low maintenance. Pressed pine often comes with warranties against rot and termites, and it’s easy to work with. Whether you stain it or paint it, this popular choice turns a simple flat top fence into a stylish exterior accent.
Soft Scents from Cedar
The wonderful fragrance of a cedar fence is even more charming when you know that it naturally repels moths, mosquitoes and mice. The wood’s aromatic oils act as natural sealants against moisture, and its resins help keep termites at bay. Cedar ages gracefully with silver and gray patinas, but you can preserve its original beauty with treated finishes. The material resists warping and rotting, so it’s a great candidate for privacy fences topped with the elegant look of stately New England post caps.
Stylish Sustainability with Poplar
As the concept of going green fashions better environmental practices, towering poplar earns its place as an earth-friendly wood. The tree boasts a wide range of fast growth across the northeastern United States where it’s harvested and quickly reforested. The fine grain runs straight with few knots, so it makes an attractive fencing material that’s also very affordable. Paint or stain its smooth surface for a perfect picket fence, or take advantage of poplar’s long length, and use it to set boundaries around large properties.
If you’d like to take a closer look at different fence materials, contact our team here at Hastie Fence Company. We enjoy matching your good taste with enclosures that naturally bring out your home’s good looks.