Vancouver Fencing Installation: Introducing the Metal Picket for the Home

As a company provides fencing installation in Vancouver, the team at QS Fencing knows that metal picket fencing is of increasing interest to many homeowners.

Picket fences are used mainly as a decorative or ornamental feature around a residential property or garden. Typically placed along the perimeter of the yard, these fences are easily distinguished by the evenly spaced vertical boards (pickets), which are attached to horizontal rails and then grounded with posts to hold the structure steady.

When most people picture a picket fence, wood is what traditionally comes to mind.  However, due to Vancouver’s climate, wood fences require a lot of maintenance and care to keep them looking beautiful. As a result, picket fences constructed from sleek aluminum and steel have become a popular choice for homeowners looking to enhance their curb appeal.

It’s true that a metal picket fence is initially more expensive than wood, but these fences quickly make up for it with moderate maintenance costs and a longer lifespan. Owners can expect to re-coat a wooden fence every few years, depending on the weather, and will need to be checked for rot, while a metal fence can go longer with minimal attention.

The metal picket also less expensive than other popular decorative fences, specifically wrought-iron fence, which, while stately and beautiful, is also terrible susceptible to rust.

Today, the metal picket fence has become an ideal option for many homeowners who want to increase the beauty and security of their properties. These barriers are hard to breach, cut, or climb and provide a long-lived cost, effective option for homeowners who don’t want to invest in property maintenance every year.

The experienced team at QS Fencing can provide options on the best type of metal picket for your property and budget. Call 604-777-3057 for a free quote on fencing installation and repairs services.