December 4, 2023

Metal Fence Posts Are Much More Durable Than Wood

Metal Fence Posts Are Much More Durable Than Wood

If you have had a privacy fence that has been up or a while and the fence posts are in need of repair or replacing, then you may find yourself wishing you had purchased and used metal fence posts instead. Metal that has been coated with rust proof material stands up to weather conditions much better than wood. Metal does not have to be weather treated in the same way as wood either.

The main downfall of the use of metal posts instead of wood is they are ugly. You will want to find panels a little larger than the others in order to do a good job of covering them up. Metal post can not be painted or stained either if you choose to change the look of your fence.

There are other more attractive types of materials to build privacy fences with that do not require as much maintenance as wood fences and will stand up against weather conditions as well as treated metal. This material is plastic or PVC fencing. Another great benefit of using plastic posts instead of wood is that it stands up against insects and does not rot the way wood does after time.

This is a truly durable type of fencing material that is highly recommended. It is a little more expensive than standard wood fencing or even using metal fence posts. The expense is well worth it when you take into consideration the time and money you will save on preserving and repairing your wood fence.