Advantages of Using Fence Slats

On numerous occasions, people make the mistake of installing the wrong kind of fence for their property. However, the use of latest technological advancements has made it possible to amend this mistake with fence slats..

These fence slats are available in many different materials including aluminum, plastic, wood, etc. Whether it’s as a boundary, a wind screen, for privacy or sound control; fence slats can solve your problem and add beauty to your yard at the same time. These slats are available in a variety of colors and designs which can be adjusted and chosen according to your chain link fence.

Following are the benefits of using fence slats as boundaries of your property:

Security Measures for Kids and Pets

Chain links are often big enough for a kid’s hand or head to pass through and become stuck in it. Similarly, animals can get hurt or jump to the other side of the fence if unattended. To make sure such circumstances do not occur, slats can be placed between chain fences to make it safer for kids to play and for pets to roam around in your yard.

Easy Swapping

It is just as easy to remove and replace the slats, as it is to install them. You don’t have to remove the complete section of the fence just to replace a defective one. You can simply replace the broken one by unscrewing that portion only.

Privacy

With protection, fence slats also offer privacy for residences when placed vertically with lesser gaps in between. For those who install pools in their backyard; privacy is a must and fence slats can offer just that.

Define Boundaries

Slats make your property appear organized and well defined, when they are placed vertically. This boosts the exterior appeal of your house and gives your yard a consistent and definite outlook which increases its market value and attracts potential buyers.

Simple to Maintain

Slats also require annual maintenance to make them last longer. The process  simply includes painting it with spray paints or brushes.

Modifiable Slats

Slats can be altered to accommodate different designs and materials. You can replace a thick slat with a thin one or merge both of them together. You can also make unique shapes out of slats such as a diamond, or add curves to it. All these modifications can allow you to revamp the slats as needed.

Best for Plants

When slats are present alongside the fence, they provide a separate area for the plants to grow. This area is more airy as compared to one with a solid fence and therefore, good for the growth of plants. It also helps in determining the appropriate height of the plant so that trimming can be done accordingly.

Fence slats enable you to add something extra to your chain link fence for added benefits and also improve the worth of your property. They are also flexible and the only option to attain privacy for homes that already have a chain link fence installed in the yard.