This flip was all about testing out a few new things I’ve been wanting to try gray cabinets, a sleek fireplace mantle, an aqua front door . . . and a modern, horizontal cedar fence. Bam. I love it. Granted, any new fence would have been an improvement over the sad, chain link fence we inherited with the house.
That's how we got the idea that we might like a horizontal fence (see above photos). We got two quotes on horizontal fencing and quickly learned that it's not recommended by official fence builders. They argue that it's just not as effective as a vertical fence, especially in the case of a gate.
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It’s easy to replace a single, well-rotted, horizontal 1×4 vs. a dozen pickets rotted only at the bottom. You can replace that board 2-3 times before the pickets are trash. A fence w/the tops and bottoms of the pickets protected can last for 20 years here in Houston.
Because the horizontal boards mirror the construction of the house, there is a more congruous look to the property overall. Similar to the interior walls of a house, a horizontal fence looks more like a continuous plane and provides a better backdrop for the landscaping to take center stage.
Therefore, it is helpful to view the construction of a horizontal fence as building a vertical fence flipped on its side. To add to the stability of a horizontal fence, metal posts set in concrete can be used in addition to the wood panel rails.
But then I drove past a house in my parents’ neighborhood that boasted a snazzy horizontal fence and everything clicked into place that’s exactly what we needed at this house! We got new quotes for an 8 foot tall horizontal cedar fence and the price difference was just a few hundred bucks so we decided to spring for it.
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Vertical: a few posts, a few long rails, lots of short vertical boards. Horizontal: more posts, lots of long boards. Short boards are cheaper and easier to get than long boards.
Horizontal Fencing Pros and Cons There are many fence designs to choose from, in a range of colors, shapes and sizes. One of the more modern approaches to fencing involves mounting the fence posts horizontally instead of vertically.
10. Start running the horizontal planks along the posts in an alternating pattern. If boards are sloping down, cut ends of the boards at the appropriate angle ensuring the angle is centered on the post.
Stick build your own fence with these 5/8 Stick build your own fence with these 5/8 in. dog ear picket to create a look that complements your home. You can build a Stockade Panel for a more traditional look or add privacy with a Shadowbox or Board-on-Board design then paint or stain to finish the look.
I always suggest spacing fence posts 5-6 feet apart and using 5/4” ( actual 1”) decking lumber vs. 1” (actual 5/8”) fence lumber. When building a horizontal fence you can link of it as rotating that traditional fence 90 degrees on its side.
"A shadowbox fence is only slightly more expensive than a solid dog ear fence style. It uses only a few more boards but is slightly trickier to build. It’s unique in that it has boards/pickets on both sides of the horizontal rails/ runners.
Horizontal fence panels offer an incredible look and modern style that will provide both the privacy for your backyard and great visual aesthetics. A simple definition of a garden fence constructed with horizontal fence panels is that these are horizontal boards “sandwiched” between vertical stringers.
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Larger gaps in between support railing does not provide enough stability to prevent warping in the fence. Therefore, it is helpful to view the construction of a horizontal fence as building a vertical fence flipped on its side. To add to the stability of a horizontal fence, metal posts set in concrete can be used in addition to the wood panel rails.
Thank God I was wrong, lol;) This question is a good one for me. I’m trying to decide upon a fence for my property, as well. I like the tenoned rustic style horizontal fences for the appearance (log house) but I also want to keep my dog in. The vertical fences tend to bore me. Thanks for posting this. I’m interested in the responses.