The Pros and Cons of a Horizontal Fence

A recent client chose to include a horizontal fence design as a complement to their Woodinville whole house remodel and addition. Their home was relatively private so having a horizontal fence for them was less about privacy and more about safety for their kids and animals while also complementing their modern aesthetic. Here are a few photos of their fence while it was in process.


For other homeowners, the decision about which direction the fence should go may be harder. In the big picture, most are putting up fences to maintain privacy and for safety. Here are the pros and cons when deciding between a vertical and horizontal fence.


Vertical Fence

Horizontal Fence