What is lattice in fencing?

What is lattice in fencing?

What is lattice in fencing?

A lattice fence is most typically defined as a fence consisting of strips of wood, metal, or vinyl crossed and fastened together with square or diamond shaped spaces left in between. This type of fence is truly a classic and timeless design.

Can lattice be used for fencing?

Lattice fencing is a classic style of fence, with many different uses, depending on your needs and space. The versatility and aesthetically pleasing nature of the lattice panels make it a favorite for gardens, fences, and patios alike.

How long does a lattice fence last?

Some lattices made from this material may even be labeled For Severe Weather. However, while this material is tough, it’s not permanent. It could last for as short a time as five years. Keep in mind, this susceptibility to warping and rot also means that the material is biodegradable.

How can I make my lattice fence look better?

By allowing light through, lattice panels create a softer look than a solid alternative. Growing trailing plants up your lattice panels help to make the separate areas look more visually appealing, and help the lattice to look as though it belongs.

Can I put lattice on top of my fence?

One way to extend the height of your fence is to add a piece of lattice to the top. Adding a lattice fence topper is a job that can typically be completed within an afternoon.

Is vinyl or plastic lattice better?

Vinyl lattice can easily last for decades. Vinyl lattice does not rot or peel – no replacement cost for that. Because our vinyl lattice stands up to harsh weather and decay, it carries a lifetime warranty. The DuraShell® and Decorative 3D lattice will not mold or mildew.

What kind of nails do you use for lattice?

Because vinyl lattice has a uniform thickness, the 3/4” brad nails provide enough penetration into the surface; wood lattice with overlapping wood sections typically require a longer brad nail.

Do you have to frame lattice?

Lattice is typically purchased in either 24-by-48, or 48-by-96-inch sheets and cut to size depending on use. Framing is necessary after cutting.