Fencing Options to Keep Your Yard Stylishly Secure

Aluminum fencing surrounding a residential property
If you’re more concerned about protecting your property as opposed to privacy, aluminum fencing is a solid option. (DepositPhotos)

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.  

Brick wall with ivy growing on it
It doesn’t get much more private than a brick wall, and even an aged one has a certain elegance. (DepositPhotos)

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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