Help Center – Planning Guide
Fence Planning Guide
To help you understand how to plan a fence and ensure no details get overlooked, we have put together a list of fence plans which will help you determine what’s needed to complete your project and to provide ideas and options for unique situations like elevation changes and odd sizes or layouts.
illustration shows the different fence
components, and their names, that make up our
complete fence systems. The fence shown is
Rainier Privacy Fence but most terms are
universal and apply to all fence styles we
offer. For detailed information and
specifications for each style we offer please
visit the product page for that product of view
Product Catalog for a complete listing of
styles, sizes and options.
Post Types & Their Uses
where a fence line starts and ends
including when a gate will be
installed on any remaining side.
where two sections of fence meet and
are running in a straight line. Some
angle variation possible.
where a 90 degree corner is desired.
Some angle variation is possible as
with line posts.
create a 3-Way intersection of
fence. A 4-Way intersection would
require 2 End Posts
Layout Plan Samples
The Images below
demonstrate a couple of common and basic types
of fence project configurations. This
should give you a sense of how the different
types of posts are used and how the number of
posts is almost always more then the number of
fence sections. Adding gates, stopping and
starting a segment of fence, splitting a section
of fence in half, these are all situations that
require additional posts beyond the “one post
per section” that come with the fence sections
free of charge.
example of a residential home front yard
you can see the posts used at multiple
gate locations/placements. Each
situation is different
and different post types are needed to
Racking Vs. Stepping
The two most common
options for installing Vinyl Fence on a surface
with an elevation change or grade are shown
below. For specific questions or
assistance please [
Contact Us ]
and speak to one of our trained fence and
installation professionals. We can help
plan your project and ensure you have everything
you will need.
Mixing Styles, Creative Options
Match: You can mix styles and
colors to create a unique look for your
yard of fence project. Standard
Colors to choose from include White Tan
and Cray and can be combined in a
variety of ways to create the perfect
Selecting Color Combinations:
Most all of
our fence style come in our three
standard colors; White, Tan and Clay.
The Rainier Privacy and our Ranch Rail
Fence is also available in Gray. For a
complete list of color options see [
Available Colors ]
Simulated Stone Privacy Fence has an
even wider variety of color options.
If you are looking for more color
options the Simulated Stone is a great
View The Simulated Stone Privacy Fence