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Which Wood Fence Offers the Best Longevity?
When it comes to lasting durability, redwood, cedar, and pressure-treated pine are your top choices. These wood types can extend the life of your fence significantly, often reaching up to 20 years. Typically, fence posts tend to deteriorate first, while panels fare better since they aren’t in direct contact with the ground.
Your fence faces the elements year-round, so it’s crucial to use weather-resistant fasteners during construction. Opt for materials like hot-dipped galvanized or stainless-steel nails and screws to ensure your fence stands strong against the test of time.
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Tips to Prolong the Lifespan of Your Wood Fence
A wood fence serves both as an aesthetic addition to your home and a security measure. Typically, these fences endure for around 15 years, but with proper maintenance, you can extend their lifespan to 20 years or more.
Applying paint or stain to your fence is a smart strategy for enhancing its longevity. These coatings shield the wood from moisture and UV rays, preserving its integrity and color. Plan to reapply paint or stain every few years for continued protection.
However, unless you’re working with kiln-dried wood, it’s essential to exercise patience. Wait several months before staining or painting, ideally at the end of a dry season. This waiting period allows the wood to thoroughly dry, including any chemicals used in pressure treatment. Painting or staining prematurely can trap moisture, leading to rot and decay. While pressure-treated wood is resistant to termites and fungal decay, it can still experience issues like swelling, shrinking, cracking, and warping. Kiln-dried wood, having had most of its moisture removed at the factory, is a better choice.
Fence Estimate Request Form
Ready to take the first step in securing your property or enhancing its beauty with a new fence? Our Fence Estimate Request Form is your gateway to a hassle-free fencing project. Simply fill out the form below to receive a detailed and customized fence estimate tailored to your preferences and budget. Get started today and discover the possibilities for your property’s transformation.
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