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What You Should Know About Privacy Fences

If you value your privacy, then you should consider installing a privacy fence for your home. This is one of the best ways to improve your home’s privacy. What makes it different from other fences? In today’s article, DryTech Roofing, one of the top roofers in our local area, explains everything you need to know about privacy fences.

What Is a Privacy Fence?

A privacy fence is at least four to six feet tall and shields your property from the outside world. It usually has a solid infill in order to maximize a home’s privacy. It doesn’t have any large gaps between the slats or any holes. Some privacy fences however, have latticework near the top, generally above the four-foot mark. This allows for visibility up high, while still maintaining privacy.

What Are Its Benefits?

Privacy fences are perfect for homeowners who want their home to feel more secluded, private and secure. It’s the perfect choice for the area around the swimming pools or between property lines. As one of the most experienced roofers and home improvement contractors in our area, we also recommend privacy fences for homeowners with kids and pets. A privacy fence can help keep them safe and secure in the yard.

What Are Privacy Fences Made Of?

Privacy fences can be constructed from a wide variety of materials, but the most popular options are vinyl and wood. The choice of material is important because it can determine any spacing that might crop up between slats. A wood privacy fence, for example, has an eighth-of-an-inch gap between each picket because wood expands and contracts. A vinyl privacy fence doesn’t have this gap.

DryTech Roofing isn’t just a roof repair company. We can install privacy fences too. We can offer a wide selection of fencing products for your home and our professional installation will be tailored specifically towards your specific needs. During our initial consultation, our design expert will help you find the right kind of fencing based on your goals. Our company serves many areas in Maryland. Call us at (240) 491-5600 to learn more about our services and products or to get a quote.