Wednesday, 9 November 2011

Types of Fences

  • Barbed wire fence
  • Chain-link fencing, wire fencing made of wires woven together
  • Concrete fence, easy to install and highly durable
  • Chicken wire, light wire mesh for keeping predators out and chickens or other small livestock in
  • Electric fence
  • Ha-ha (or sunken fence)
  • High tensile smooth wire
  • Hurdle fencing, made from moveable sections
  • Newt fencing, amphibian fencing, drift fencing or turtle fence, a low fence of plastic sheeting or similar materials to restrict movement of amphibians or reptiles.
  • Palisade
  • Pest-exclusion fence
  • Pet fence Underground fence for pet containment
  • Picket fences, generally a waist-high, painted, partially decorative fence
  • Pool fence
  • Post-and-rail fencing
  • Roundpole fences, similar to post-and-rail fencing but more closely spaced rails, typical of Scandinavia and other areas rich in raw timber.
  • Slate fencing in Mid-Wales
  • Slate fence, a type of palisade made of vertical slabs of slate wired together. Commonly used in parts of Wales.
  • Snow fence
  • Spear-top fence
  • Split-rail fences made of timber, often laid in a zig-zag pattern, particularly in newly-settled parts of the United States and Canada
  • Stockade fence, a variation of the picket fence that is typically 5 to 6 feet (1.5 to 1.8 m) high with pickets placed adjacent to one another with no space between. This type of fence is commonly used for privacy.
  • Vinyl fencing
  • Wattle fencing, of split branches woven between stakes.
  • Wood-panel fencing
  • Woven wire fencing, many designs, from fine Chicken wire to heavy mesh "sheep fence" or "ring fence"
  • Wrought iron fencing, made from tube steel, also known as ornamental iron.
  • Hedge
  • Walls


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