A driveway split rail fence is your ideal choice if you have a large property. It is an affordable, durable & beautiful option. It is famous for farms & homes on large lots. It’s technically a horse rail & referred to as a ranch rail. Learn more in our article Horse Fencing Options.
Everything was born in the Civil War to mark positions on battlefields, and also, during the 1800s, landowners built split-rails to manage livestock and keep horses inside.
Nowadays, owners add split rail fencing for rustic appeal and to give value to their properties. Something important to know is when building this barrier; you should put a flat rock or a couple of bricks down at each end of the rail sections.
Our pro advice is to put a deck screw through each rail to make it more windproof.
A properly constructed split rail fence should last for decades. The wood doesn’t need to be sealed and requires little maintenance.
While uncommon, split rail fencing can be used on small land plots to charm a front yard.
More standard options include picket fencing and wrought iron fencing. We offer these and various other superior fence & rail options at AMG Fence & Builders.
The most popular uses for this decorative and elegant but straightforward barrier are:
The typical material of this post and rail fence is wood or vinyl. Wood is more affordable, but vinyl lasts longer and requires less maintenance.
If you are looking for limits, this barrier will be good for you but not for privacy or security.
But we can add extras to provide a bonus of protection if you have children and small animals, like dogs. We can install wire mesh to keep them inside. You can learn more by clicking our blog post, No Climb Fence.
This simple but elegant fence style that sets boundaries for your property can charm any country-loving home in a way that looks and feels natural. Let’s learn more about some of them.
These lovely rustic fences are the perfect decorative border for country, cottage, cabin, or rural homes!
Even when aged, the hardwood will continue to have a certain rustic charm.
Add and mix some beautiful, charming plants that enchant your fence!
Cedar split rail fence is a simple design that is timeless and rustic. The open layout creates a hidden fence that looks the same from both sides—as a result, making it neighbor-friendly.
The aesthetic value of a wood fence compared with steel or plastic simply cannot be beaten! It has that classic look gives an impressive framing of a home or property.
Our round rail fence is a product that will provide enjoyment, structural integrity, and beauty for years to come.
Split rail fence with wire mesh is a beautiful alternative to chain link fence for low-maintenance fencing.
It is an ideal choice for both residential and agricultural applications.
It is the perfect solution to keep your children and pets safe.
The main reason is that this style is easy to assemble, maintain, and repair.
You will only need some posts and rails.
It’s much more cost-effective than an average fence requiring posts, backing, and pickles.
It is more functional on uneven ground, which happens with vast open land.
These styles are more prevalent in rural settings but are resurgent in residential properties nowadays for their vintage aesthetic appeal.
Because of their minimal design, they are more affordable than other options.
The design of this barrier will add a rustic charm to your property and enhance the look of a cabin or cottage-style or a vintage beach style.
This fence style is not suitable for pets or children; they can climb through, or a dog crawl under.
If you are looking for privacy or security, it is not for you because the spaces are so open, and it doesn’t protect your loved ones or your property. But you can solve this issue by adding wire mesh.
Limited aesthetic, and remember that this rural fence only sometimes meshes well in the city or suburbs.
A lawn growing around a rail fence can look messy without proper care. We recommend using a weed eater a half inch’s distance away to clean up around fence posts when necessary.
Installing a driveway split rail fence fits your needs when you have a lot of land to fence off. And in that case, our experienced builders can help.
So you can be confident that the job will done right the first time. Just call us now!
We want to give you the inspiration you will need to start working on this beautiful project.
A driveway split rail fence is a great choice. It is affordable and discreet while remaining beautiful and maintenance-free.
They can stand independently to define limits or add wire mesh to have a perfect fence that keeps pets inside.
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