When you install any type of wood fencing on your property in Leesburg, VA, the wood is typically wet or better known as “green.” Once the wood dries, it will shrink, which will cause daylight gaps. To avoid this problem, install a board on board fence which is built by attaching boards to each side of the fence with an overlapping sequence. Thus, once the boards have shrunk, you won’t notice daylight gaps as you would with a solid fence.
A board on board fence can be customized in numerous ways. First off, it can be stained or painted to complement your Leesburg, VA home. Different woods such as cedar, redwood, or pressure-treated pine can be used in the construction of your board on board fence. Each choice of lumber will give your fence a completely different look. There are also many different designs for board on board fencing that are available to homeowners in Leesburg, VA including—
Dog Ear Board on Board Nail On
- Vertical dog ear fencing boards are used by overlapping boards on top of each other. As the wood dries, because of the overlapping process, it does not produce visible gaps between the fencing boards. The structural durability of this particular fence makes it a good option for your fencing Leesburg, VA.
Board on Board with Cap and Trim
- Adding cap and trim to your board on board fence is a great way to give your fence a little extra pizzaz to your Leesburg, VA property.
Board on Board Picture Frame
- 2×4’s are toe-nailed to the posts giving your board on board fence a picture frame look. A great fence that gives you the same look on both sides of the fence. This is a win-win for you and your neighbor.
There are different post designs, including plain, diamond, and French gothic. Each will give your fence an upgrade in design.
Looking straight toward your board on board fence gives you complete privacy. That said, looking at your fence from another angle gives you the ability to see what is on the other side.
If you have any questions about fencing, give your local Leesburg, VA fencing company, Hal Co Fence, a call.