3. Aluminum

An aluminum fence is basically maintenance-free and comparable in price to many types of wood fencing.

Depending on your preferred style and design aesthetic, aluminum is quite a versatile material that fits well with almost any decor.

While it doesn’t offer privacy, it does secure your property, and is perfect for keeping dogs on your property, which is a top reason that homeowners choose fencing.  

4. Brick

Many families are fond of brick fences due to their traditional, iconic appeal. In addition to being stylish, brick is durable, offers complete privacy and blocks out noise from the neighborhood.

Moreover, at an estimated $14 per square foot, brick makes an excellent fencing material for families hoping to maximize their privacy options.

The best fencing options don’t have to be particularly expensive. Keep this information in mind as you decide on the most cost-effective fencing material to use.

Meghan Belnap is a freelance writer. You can connect with her on Facebook and Twitter.

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Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio, TodaysHomeowner.com, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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