Aluminum Fencing: Aluminum is less expensive than many types of wood, though not all. … The Winner: Overall, aluminum fence costs vs wood are about equal for materials on average, but are less when you include labor and maintenance. Indeed, maintenance costs for wood can make the long-term cost up to 40% higher!
For example, a fence in the front yard may reduce the curb appeal of your home but a fence in the backyard can increase the value of the property. … Wooden fences or other solid fences like concrete or cast iron could potentially net at least 50 percent of the cost of materials and installation … Continue reading Does fencing in backyard add value to home? →
The minimum depth that you should dig your fence post holes for panel sections is 2 feet. A general formula is to dig the holes one-third to one-half of the post’s aboveground height. The deeper you dig the holes, the more stability your fence has, but you must also purchase longer posts.