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Precast Concrete Fence Comparison to Wooden Fence

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If you are considering building a fence for your property, you’ve likely researched your options in order to get an idea of what you would like and what will best suit your project. Hilltop Concrete is here to tell you that a precast concrete fence should be on your list. When a wooden fence just doesn’t cut it, Hilltop’s concrete fence systems can be the solution you are looking for. Our concrete fence systems are one of the most economical and easy ways to create security, define clear boundaries, provide a sound barrier, or add the finishing touch to your property. Hilltop Concrete is here to help and provide a little insight into the benefits of precast fences versus traditional wooden fences.  

Traditional wood fences are clearly a popular fencing option, however, this does not mean it is the best fencing option for your project. One of the greatest disadvantages of a wooden fence is that it is highly susceptible to the natural elements, termites, rot, fungus, warping, and fading. Unlike wooden fencing, our concrete fence systems are not susceptible to the surrounding natural elements. Because of the inherent benefits of concrete, this means a concrete fence will not deteriorate over time, will not warp in the sun, rot away due to water, and cannot be eaten by bugs. 

With a wood fence, the property owner is subjecting themselves to a long-term, high maintenance regime in order to maintain its appeal. This maintenance includes years of re-staining, repairs and replacement of warped or broken boards and posts. Additionally, basic cleaning a wooden fence can be a challenge because the cleaning process often furthers the degrading of wood.   With a wooden fence, This also saves time and money because there is no need to fear costly maintenance and repairs. This is not the case with a precast concrete fence system from Hilltop Concrete. Due to the strength of a precast concrete fence, the need for repairs is uncommon. If minor damage occurs, it is easy to seal the chip or crack with a commercial concrete patch compound to prevent additional damage. In the event of a needed repair, we are able to quickly repair the damage because only the damaged section will require attention, not the entire structure. And there is no need to worry about causing damage while cleaning a precast concrete fence because of the durability of precast concrete. A simple wash using a pressure washer often does the trick. 

Maintenance of any fence is important to ensure the lifespan of the material used is extended for as long as possible. No matter the degree of maintenance, a wood fence only has an average lifespan of 10 years. With the expected lifespan and the natural characteristics of wood, installers generally will not provide a warranty on the material used. A precast concrete fence system provides superior longevity over a wood fence. The average lifespan of a precast concrete fence will easily last 25+ years. Additionally, we are so confident in the durability and longevity of our precast concrete fence systems that we are able to offer a 5-year warranty on our material.

Installing a precast concrete fence for your project or property is a big investment and with Hilltop Concrete’s precast concrete fence systems, you can feel confident that you are investing in a product that will last a lifetime with superior benefits to any other fencing option available. Whether you are considering a fence for containment, privacy, security, aesthetics, or noise reduction, Hilltop Concrete can provide the solution with our precast fence systems which are manufactured in stacked stone, old brick, and crafted-wood patterns. Our precast concrete fencing systems will provide a long-lasting and durable option that will look as good as the day it was installed years down the line! For more information, please contact Hilltop Concrete at hello@hilltopconcreteco.com or at 903-630-5465.