Wood and Vinyl Fencing Alternatives

Ready to replace that wood fence? Looking for a new fence and want an alternative to vinyl? Trex Fencing privacy fence products are your answer! Trex offers two base privacy fence product choices: Seclusions with vertical pickets and Horizons with horizontal pickets. It’s time to upgrade your fence to avoid the maintenance requirements of wood fencing and choose a superior product to vinyl fencing.

A Better Privacy Fence

Trex composite fencing is revolutionary in its unique design. For both the vertical and horizontal styles, the interlocking pickets create a fully private board-on-board look that is low maintenance, won’t rot, resists insect damage and the Trex composite components are backed by the Trex 25-year residential warranty. Unlike a wood fence, you will never need to paint or stain your Trex fence. While a new wood fence has a beautiful natural appearance that quickly begins to degrade, Trex composite fencing has a natural appearance that continues to maintain a beautiful look throughout its life.

While vinyl fencing does not require painting or staining, there are several limitations including issues with durability. Trex composite products are much thicker and provide longer-lasting protection against the elements than vinyl. Trex contains recycled wood sawdust which is combined with recycled plastics to inherit the best attributes of both — natural looking, strong, and free of high maintenance.

Vertical and Horizontal Systems

Trex privacy fence products are available in the most popular configurations.

The pickets in the Seclusions fence system are oriented vertically like a traditional fence but it’s better than a traditional wood fence whose pickets are butted vertically. Wood pickets will shrink and gaps will reduce privacy. Trex pickets stay interlocked over time. And, the fence looks the same on both sides. You couldn’t ask for a better neighbor-friendly fence with vertical pickets.

If you’re looking for a more contemporary design, Trex with Horizons offers horizontal boards in a sleek black metal frame. Strong and elegant, Horizons horizontal fencing gives you the benefits of the durable Trex post and pickets with FDS-exclusive metal rails to create a slender black picture frame around the composite boards. Like Seclusions, Horizons looks the same on both sides. And, it looks more natural and is more durable than vinyl fencing. It’s a perfect modern fence for design-minded homeowners, architects, and designers.

See below what makes Trex composite fencing different than wood and vinyl. Choose the product and style that’s right for you. Contact Us today for more information.

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Seclusions Fence vs Horizons Fence

Trex Seclusions
Trex Horizons
Orientation of Pickets Vertical Horizontal
Installation Steps or follows contour of the ground Steps
Rails Aluminium sleeved with composite Black powder coated galvanized steel
Colors 3 natural colors 3 natural colors with black picture frame
Available Heights 2′ to 12′ 2′ to 12′
Post Spacing 96″ on center 97″ on center
Matching Gates Yes Yes

Note: If you live near salt water or areas of high humidity, Trex is an excellent choice for long-lasting fence. Trex composite components do not react with salt water so they will not degrade near bodies of salt or bracket waters. High humidity areas also do not typically negatively affect the composite material. However, the necessary metal components in the fence may be affected adversely by your local climate. We do not recommend using the standard zinc-coated steel fasteners used for Seclusions or Horizons in these environments. Alternatively, use stainless steel instead. Consult with local engineers or authorities to determine if your area is susceptible to high levels of metal rust or corrosion.

More About Trex Composite Fencing

Trex Fencing is the premier natural wood-alternative fencing product. It is a board on board, fully private, fence design that looks like stained natural wood. The interlocking picket design eliminates any warping, twisting, or gapping in the fence. Trex Fencing is made from 95% recycled materials while still being able to outlast and outperform other fence materials, like wood, vinyl, and other composites. Trex composite materials resist insect damage, will not rot, and can withstand hurricane-force winds. It cleans easily with soap and water and will never need to be painted or stained. Stop worrying about your fence. Start enjoying it with Trex.

Available in 3 colors

Trex Saddle Color
Trex Winchester Grey Color
Trex Woodland Brown Color

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