Illinois Fence Company had the privilege to install over 250' of 6-foot wood privacy fence in Plainfield, IL. As you can see from the photos, it turned out great! The fence crew was able to do the job in 2 days! They dug all the new holes, set the posts, and removed all the dirt the first day. On the second day, the fence installation team hung all the fence sections, put on the post caps and trim boards, and hung all the gates. As you can see in the video, the homeowners were excited to let their chickens run free.
The fence that we installed is referred to as a 6-foot solid traditional cedar fence with 2-4 split and face trim board. The 2-4 split refers to the inside of the fence. Looking at the photos, you can see that the middle 2x4 is raised up afoot. So from the bottom 2x4 to the middle is 4-feet and 2-feet from the middle 2x4 to the top 2x4. There is no structural value for raising the middle 2x4 up, but it does give the fence a more modern look. As for the face trim board, that is on the outside of the fence. You can either put that on top of the fence or the face; it depends on your preference. Either way, the trim board gives it a more finished look!
All of the wood that we used for the fence installation was cedar. The posts are a full 4-inch white cedar post! We have been using identical fence posts for over 30 years, and they withstand the elements well. The white cedar posts don't need to be treated at all. If you leave them be, they will naturally turn grey over time. However, if you want them to look good longer, you can stain them a color of your liking. We set all of the posts in concrete, a mix of portland cement, stone, and sand. In our professional opinion, this is the best way to install a fence, whether it's wood, vinyl, aluminum, or chainlink.
As a fence company, it was a privilege to install this fence in Plainfield, IL, and we hope you enjoyed the project review. If you like this wood fence, feel free to check out our other wood fence photos! View more wood fence photos!
Schedule Your Free Fence Estimate Today!
If you are interested in talking with Illinois Fence Company to schedule a free fence estimate, please give us a call or fill out the form below. The next step is to have one of our fence experts come out to provide you with a formal estimate in person. We do require you to be present during the whole fence estimate. Each yard and job is unique, so we want to make sure we talk through everything with you. The fence estimate process takes about 30-45 minutes, and during that time, we will walk the yard with you, measure everything, and talk through your needs so that we can pick out the right fence. If you decide to move forward with the fence, we can schedule your fence installation and get the fence deposit.
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Check out our latest wood fence installation in Romeoville IL. As a local fence company, we installed over 200ft of fencing in our customer's backyard. The style is referred to as a 4ft traditional spaced picket fence with a top cap board. The fence was installed by Illinois Fence Company. Click here to view more wood fence photos!
Check out our latest aluminum fence installation in Mokena IL. As a local fence company, we installed over 200ft of fencing in our customer's backyard. The style is referred to as a Wilmington fence in the color black. The fence was installed by Illinois Fence Company. Click here to view more aluminum fence photos.
Check out our latest wood fence installation in Tinley Park IL. As a local fence company, we installed over 150ft of privacy cedar fencing in our customer's backyard. The style is referred to as a Solid Traditional Privacy fence with a raised middle frame. We also used 4x4 cedar posts and added a decorative trim board to the outside of the fence. The fence was installed by Illinois Fence Company. View more wood fence photos today!
In March of 2021, Illinois Fence Company installed over 150 feet of vinyl fence in Orland Park, IL. One of the homeowner's worries was that the white vinyl would be too bright, so they decided to go with an almond color vinyl, which looks gorgeous with their house. They also wanted some privacy, but they didn't want to block out their neighbors completely, so they decided to go with the semi-private fence.
The Illinois fence crew was able to install the vinyl fence in one day! There was no existing fence to take down during the fence installation, which helped, but they removed all the dirt. The fence you see in the photos and video is 5 feet tall, with a middle 2x4 for extra support. Also, two gates were installed, one in the front and one in the back, for easy access for the kids to play with the neighbor kids. One of the excellent features of the gates is that they are easily accessible from inside and outside the fence. The latch goes through, but you can also put a padlock on the inside, perfect for security.
As noted before, you get some privacy, but you don't completely block out the view or the friendly neighbors. Since there is space between the pickets, the wind goes right through, so there isn't so much stress on the fence during windy days! When it comes to a vinyl semi-private design, you can choose between 4 feet, 5 feet, or 6 feet. You could also choose between white, almond, or khaki vinyl fences.
At Illinois Fence Company, all vinyl fences that we fabricate and install are custom made at our shop. If you look closely at the photos, you can see that the vinyl fence has a fitted design. All of the top and bottom rails are custom-fabricated to fit each picket. The 5x5 vinyl posts are routed out, which allows the supporting rails to go inside the posts, ensuring a solid and long-lasting fence. Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or if you would like to schedule a free fence estimate and hear more about our fence installation process!
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Schedule Your Free Vinyl Fence Estimate Today!
If you like this fence and want to take the next step, please call us or fill out the contact form below. Someone from our team will talk through your fence installation project with you over the phone and schedule your fence estimate. Every fence is unique to the customer, so we need you to be present in the fence estimate process. The total estimated time takes between 30-45 minutes. At the time of the estimate, a fence expert will walk the yard with you, discuss the fence layout and design, and write a formal estimate.
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Looking for a farmhouse rustic look for your next fence installation? Look no further! We installed over 300+ feet of cedar split rail fence with wire in a challenging yard. We thought our last project had a lot of trees! View more wood fence photos on our website today!
We installed over 500+ linear feet of 6ft tall vinyl fence in Yorkville, IL! Trees, trees, and more trees! The yard's layout was quite tricky. The property was covered with trees while also having significant grade changes throughout the yard. But even with all those challenges, our team was able to get it done! The fence style is known as solid privacy fencing. The color used was Khaki. Click to view more vinyl fence photos
In February 2021, Illinois Fence Company installed a 4-foot vinyl fence in Naperville, IL. As you can see in the photos, there was a lot of snow on the ground! We had to snow blow around the property's perimeter so that the crew could install the fence to grade. The good thing about the snow is that it acts as a blanket, so the ground underneath wasn't frozen! The fence installation crew could dig the holes and set the concrete without any frost issues. The new homeowner was pleased to get their fence installed for their dogs!
It took about two days to install over 351' of vinyl with two gates and dirt removal. The vinyl fence style: 4' Traditional Spaced Picket White Vinyl Fence. You could do this design with a 4-inch or 6-inch picket. And the standard spacing is 2 inches. If you wanted to get a semi-private fence, you could go down to a 1-inch space. The top and bottom rails are 2x6 rails that go inside the posts. You could do 6-foot long or 8-foot long sections. The benefit to 6-foot long sections is more support, thus making the fence stronger.
The vinyl fences that we install in Naperville, IL, and the surrounding suburbs, are custom made at our shop. Illinois Fence Company has vinyl machines that pre-route out the posts and rails for each job, allowing us to work with the homeowner to ensure the fence meets their needs.
Things To Consider Before Buying A Vinyl Fence
How long do you plan on living at your home?
If you just bought your forever home or plan on moving within the next year, those are very different situations. That's why this is one of the first questions that we ask each homeowner during the fence estimate process because it helps us understand you better and allows us to give you our recommendations. A vinyl fence might not be the best choice for everyone. If you plan on moving within the next year, it might make more sense to get a wood fence installed. However, one of the added benefits to a vinyl fence is that they maintain their look for a long time and hold their value. So, maybe it might make sense for you to do a vinyl fence and keep that look for years to come. Either way, one of the following things to consider is your budget.
What is your fence budget?
Vinyl fences last a long time and are maintenance-free, but that comes with a cost. If your goal is to get the lowest price possible, then a vinyl fence is not for you. There are more affordable options! However, if you're looking for a fence that will last a long time and maintain its look, then a vinyl fence might be a good fit. Knowing your general fence budget will help us direct you in the right direction during the fence estimate.
Schedule Your Free Vinyl Fence Estimate Today!
The first step in the fence process is to talk to someone from our scheduling department. You can either call our office directly or fill out the form below, and someone from our team will contact you to go over the fence project to make sure we are a good fit and schedule a fence estimate with you. On the day of your fence estimate, one of our fence specialists will walk the yard with you, go over the different fence options, and put an estimate together for you. Due to the uniqueness of each fence installation, the appointment takes about 30-45 minutes, and we require you to be present.
If you are interested in scheduling a free vinyl fence estimate, please fill out the contact form below, and our team will reach out to you within 1-2 business days!
Illinois Fence Company
We specialize in wood, vinyl, aluminum, and chain link fence installation in Orland Park and the surrounding suburbs of the greater Chicago land area.