Our Wood Fences

Wood fencing is popular among property owners in Sarasota, Florida, because of its customization ability in design, lower cost and versatility in function.

Are you looking for a stylish, economical solution to increase the security and value of your property? You can't go wrong with a sturdy wood fence in the Sarasota region

Apart from their strength, privacy, and versatility in design, wood fences can be painted or stained in a number of colors that you won't find in any other types of fencing. Wood fences may survive for many years with just a little personal maintenance and can even be modified to complement the color schemes you already have at your home and yard space.

Ideal for providing privacy, establishing noise reduction and enclosing your yard for your children or animals, wood fences steal the show!

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Wood Fence Styles

Natural material and ability to be customized into nearly any style you desire ... the versatility of wood fencing and the easy way it blends into whatever surrounding it is in, makes it a great choice for properties all across Sarasota, Florida.

Privacy
Wood Fencing

Privacy Wood Fence

This classic style of wood fencing includes varieties such as board-on-board and privacy stockade. Both styles are available with options to style the top of the fence in either dog-ear or flat top. The size of the boards can be adjusted as well between 4" or 6" wide.

Shadowbox
Wood Fencing

Shadowbox Wood Fence

Shadowbox wood fencing is a style that looks great from either side you're on with boards that alternate on either side of the fence and is available in horizontal or vertical designs. This style is perfect for neighbors who are splitting the cost of the fence since both sides have the same great look.

Picket
Wood Fencing

Picket Wood Fence

Wood picket fencing is the "American Dream" fence many imagine with a cozy neighborhood home. It is a versatile style that can be used for front yards, gardens or any area you wish. Wood picket fencing can be painted or stained to the color of your choosing or even left natural, just as installed.

Horizontal
Wood Fencing

Stacked Horizontal Wood Fence

Stacked horizontal wood fencing made with Ipe wood is so dense that it would even be hard to burn. Harvested from managed Brazilian forests, this wood makes a tough-as-nails fence that can last over 75 years. We like stacked horizontal fences best with properties of more modern designs.

Wood Fencing Custom Top Finishes

Top Finish Options for Wood Fences in Sarasota, Florida

The Top of Your Wood Fence Can Be Customized In A Countless Number of Ways to Match YOUR Style!

Your Fence, Your Style

Wood fencing can be customized and finished in a number of ways! Once you choose the style of fence that best suits your needs, don't forget to consider these different finishing options that further enhance the style and design of your custom wood fence!

Make sure to consult with our fence experts. Not all custom finishes are available for each of the different fence styles! We can help you design your perfect fence!

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Cap and Trim - Wood Fence Option

Cap and Trim

A top cap and trim can be added to many fence styles to give it a truly finished look. If craftsmanship and attention-to-detail is your style - our various cap and trim options may be the perfect choice to finish off your custom wood fence!

Straight Dog Ear Top - Wood Fence Option

Dog Ear Finish Top

The dog ear design is common choice for wood privacy fences in Sarasota, Florida because it provides a touch of flair without taking away from the fence's simple beauty or privacy.

Gothic Pickets - Wood Fence Option

Gothic Pickets

The tops of our pickets can be shaped into the traditional Gothic shape - which is very popular for wood fences with a more traditional style.

French Gothic Pickets - Wood Fence Option

French Gothic Pickets

The tops of our pickets can be shaped into a decorative French Gothic shape - which maintains a traditional look while adding a slightly more decorative flair.

Convex Top Cut - Wood Fence Option

Convex Top

Another popular choice for wood fences in Sarasota, Florida is the convex top cut. Just about every style of wood fencing can be finished with the convex cut – including wood picket fences.

Concave Top Cut - Wood Fence Option

Concave Top

Some of our Sarasota, Florida clients choose the concave top cut, the inverse of the more popular convex top cut. It's entirely up to you to decide what looks best and how you want your house or business to appear.

Lattice Top - Wood Fence Option

Lattice Top

Lattice can be added to the top of many of our custom wood fence styles – adding a whole new dimension of beauty and elegance to your fence. Lattice can often also be added to gates to match ... or to make them stand out even more!

Talk to our fence experts

You have questions, we have answers! We have been your local fence company for over 50 years! We are here to answer your call to help you find the perfect fence, gate or railing for your residential or commercial property in the Sarasota, Florida area.

Wood fence features in Sarasota, Florida

Wood Fencing Key Features

There are four main components that determine the strength and longevity of a wood fence at properties across Sarasota, Florida.

Naturally beautiful wood posts, pickets, rails, join forces to form this sturdy fencing option. Constructed from cypress and kiln-dried red cedar, H&Y Fence has the expertise necessary to combine the key features of a wood fence to meet and exceed your expectations.

Wood fence features in Sarasota, Florida

Strong Posts

There is simply no way to stress enough - the importance of strong posts that are properly installed for the strength and life of your wood fence!

When properly installed by our expert fence team, our wood fence posts will stand strong and last for years. Quality matters! Our wood fences are built and expertly installed to look great and to stand the test of time! It all starts with a strong fence post!

All of our wood fence posts, rails, and pickets are expertly chosen and installed, to maximize the life of your wood fence in Sarasota, Florida.

Wood fence features in Sarasota, Florida

Strong Wood Rails

Did you know that there are different grades and types of wood? Our professional-grade wood rails are what separates us from many of our competitors. Our rails are of a higher grade than other options we see across the Sarasota, Florida region. This is an important difference, because the horizontal rails fail frequently on lower-quality wood fences. We see it all the time!

People sitting on the top of the fence, climbing the fence, leaning heavy objects against the fence, or branches falling onto the top of the fence can all easily damage a low-quality wood fence rail! Rot, splitting, warping ... these are all much more likely and much more severe with lower quality wood materials. Our wood fences are built to last and a key reason our wood fences last so long and look like new - is because of the higher quality wood fencing materials we install for our residential and our commercial clients.

All of our wood fence posts, rails, and pickets are expertly chosen and installed, to maximize the life of your wood fence in Sarasota, Florida.

Wood fence features in Sarasota, Florida

High Quality Wood Pickets

Just like our posts and our rails, we install high-quality wood fence pickets. The thicker, wider, and higher-density wood cost a little more than the cheap wood sold at big box stores - however wood fences across Sarasota, Florida take a lot of abuse and our high-quality pickets are proven to be more resilient! For wood fences that last and look great, high-quality wood pickets are a must!

All of our wood fence posts, rails, and pickets are expertly chosen and installed, to maximize the life of your wood fence in Sarasota, Florida.

Wood fence features in Sarasota, Florida

Wood Type

The type of wood you choose for your wood fence will determine the look as well as provide protection against Sarasota, Florida elements. The type of wood used to construct your fence will have an effect on the look of the finish. H&Y Fence is proud to offer cypress and kiln-dried red cedar. For convenience, prestained pine is available to be installed. Choosing a paint, stain, or sealer after installation to match your personal preference is another way to create a long-lasting wood finish that will enhance the beauty of your wood fence.

Key Benefits of Wood Fencing

Sarasota, Florida wood fencing has an undeniable list of benefits that make it easy to see why so many people choose wood fencing for their home or business property.

example of a wood privacy fence in Sarasota Florida
For starters, wood fencing in Florida has a natural charm that other fencing materials do not. The natural quality of its construction shines through, and it's incredibly easy to incorporate into any property and make it look just right for the space.
One of the most affordable types of fencing in Florida is wood fence. It can vary based on the type of wood being used as well as the size and style, however, wood is known to be one of the most economical options out there. One thing to take into consideration is the maintenance and repair costs you may run into with wood fencing. Even with this, wood can be a very well-priced option for your Sarasota area property.
Wood fencing is a durable material that can stand up to the Florida weather and stand strong for many years. The type of wood installed can be harder or softer and impact the toughness your fence will have.
Florida wood fencing is so customizable, it can practically be any color or height or style you wish. This feature of wood fencing makes it a great choice to blend into the already established surroundings of your property or home. Check out all of the standard styles we offer at H&Y Fence, but know that most can be tailored exactly to the look you're going for.

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Compare the pricing of different configurations, options, and styles using our FREE online fence estimator tool. You can get an instant price quote to help you decide what is best for you.

Examples of our Wood Fences

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Wood Fence FAQs

Dig into the details about wood fences from H&Y Fence

wood fence faqs

Wood fences certainly are a favorite choice of many Florida residents and business owners all across the state. The price point can hardly be beat and the natural look fits into almost any scenario. Versatility of style and customizability makes wood fencing a prime option no matter why you're looking for a fence.

Wood fencing in Florida is one of the best priced fencing materials available. All fencing prices can fluctuate, and it depends on the type of wood, size and style to know exactly what the price will be. One downside to wood fencing is it's propensity to warp or rot over time, sooner than most other materials. This should be factored into the overall cost as repairs and maintenance adds up as well.

Wood fencing can certainly be used for pools around Sarasota, Florida, however, it may be more likely than other materials to rot or warp near all of the water and moisture a pool area will expose it to. Proper stain and sealant redone every couple of years can help to keep a wood fence lasting longer and can help when it is the type of fencing you would like to install around your pool yard. For any further questions, speak to one of our knowledgeable staff who can go more in depth with any answers you need.

Every town is different across the Sarasota region! Some towns require permits for wood fencing and some don't, but the burden isn't on you alone to find out. Give us a call and we'll be happy to assist you with finding out what you need and helping obtain all of the proper documentation, too.

Though you can certainly be present at your Florida property when our crew is working on your wood fence installation throughout the day, it is not necessary to stay during the whole process unless our staff specifically asked you to be there when scheduling the time. Our installers communicate with the estimators in the morning before heading to the job, so everything is discussed and ready to go as soon as our team arrives. Always be sure to talk to your H&Y Fence point of contact with any questions you may have.

We offer just about every wood application you can think of from stockade privacy fencing to stacked horizontal to shadowbox to picket and everything in between. When it comes to types of wood, check out our specialized cypress material which has a longer lifespan and does not break down as quickly as pressure treated pine will. Visit us at our in-person showroom or give us a call today to discuss your upcoming fence project.

Yes! We are a leading custom wood fencing contractor across the entire Sarasota, Florida area.

Our crews are experienced and specially trained in the latest techniques for building wood fences - ensuring your fence is installed properly, will look great, function properly, and will hold up to the harsh weather typical of Sarasota, Florida.

Your wood fence should be protected with a high-quality stain and sealer, but the decision is ultimately yours to make. Proper care and maintenance of your wood fence will absolutely extend the life of your fence for many years to come!

The harsh weather conditions in Sarasota, Florida can severely impact wood fences that are not properly cared for. Speak to one of our wood fence experts to learn more about the specific steps you can take for your particular situation.

Wood fences typically have no warranty on materials but do have a workmanship warranty.

However, there are certain options you can choose that do come with warranties, even on the materials! Speak with one of our fence experts to learn the specific details of the wood fence options that you are considering.

Whether you need a residential wood fence or a commercial-grade wood fence, it generally only takes a few days (maximum) for one of our fence experts to get to most areas of Sarasota, Florida - to walk your property and give you a detailed estimate of your entire wood fence project.

You can certainly call us to get even faster answers from our fence experts!

Once you approve the estimate, we can often install wood fences in most of Sarasota, Florida within 1 to 3 weeks, but please check with our office of your specific project. There are times throughout the year where that timeframe may be less, or it may be longer.

There are "other" things that can delay the start of a fencing project. If you select a specific type of wood, or post options or decorative options that need to be special ordered; that will often delay the installation of your fence. We will help you to identify, in advance, any of your choices that are known to be likely to cause these additional delays, and we will offer alternatives whenever possible.