Aluminum Fencing | Knoxville TN Nashville TN
Are you looking to purchase a new fence from one of the most trusted fence company in Knoxville TN? Great! You are in the right place. Southern Fence and Rail professionally installs superior quality aluminum fencing Eastern Aluminum Manufacturing aluminum fencing and gates.
Security Value Strength
Our goal with aluminum fencing is to complement your home, protect your family and pets and be an almost invisible security addition to your home.
When someone visits your home they should never even notice your aluminum fencing! Visitors first impressions should see your home, the landscaping, and see right through the fence into the backyard. Your aluminum fencing should complement your home and become almost an invisible security to protect your backyard.
Your aluminum fence is there for security not to stand out and be noticed. Still need a little bit of privacy with your aluminum fencing? Many of our homeowners combine privacy landscaping in specific areas for the perfect blend.
4 Basic Styles All the Same Cost!
There are 4 basic styles of residential aluminum fencing, smooth safety bar top rail, press point pickets extending above the top rail, alternating height press point pickets above the top rail, and combination of smooth bar with alternating press point pickets below the top rail. Why are these the same cost? They have about the same amount of aluminum per section whether smooth bar or spear points.
The most popular aluminum fences heights are 4′ tall and 5′ tall. While the most popular picket spacing is 15 pickets (3-13/16″ spacing) which also meets pool code. However, for smaller pet containment the most popular picket spacing is 31 pickets (1-1/2″ spacing).
Southern Fence and Rail 5′ aluminum fencing meets ALL of the State of Tennessee swimming pool code requirements and is favored by your insurance company for safe secure pool fencing.
Aluminum Fence Repairs Knoxville Tennessee
Black is by far the most popular color and easiest to match up for repairs. Southern Fence and Rail can also repair most aluminum fencing. We have a vast knowledge of the different manufacturers to identify their products. You may be surprised to know that many fence companies only install fence and don’t know how to recognize the other aluminum fence company brands out there. You may have an existing fence and need repairs on a fence no longer available. Well the folks at Southern Fence and Rail have been aluminum fencing in Knox County over 4 decades and we should be able to help you figure it out. So if the young fence guys just want to sell you a new fence instead of repairing it, give the experienced guys at Southern Fence and Rail a call.
Installed Aluminum Fence Cost
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The cost of 4′ tall aluminum in these four styles is the same. The cost for 5′ tall aluminum fence in these four fence styles is also the same. Remember that aluminum fence panel cost is determined by the amount of aluminum in the panel. The labor is the same, the concrete is the same so unless you add double pickets or more height they should all be about the same cost.
The exception to this see our article on 6 Ways to Save on Your New Aluminum Fence
For aluminum gate options see the individual fence page and the various gates to go with it. Recommended is normally 2 gates, a point of entry gate ( 3′-4′ wide) and a landscape gate (5′ wide) with a removable access panel.
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Our Most Popular Aluminum Fence
Lancaster Aluminum Fencing
Knoxville aluminum fence company of choice
That’s right! Lancaster is our most popular Knoxville maintenance free aluminum fence. NO PAINTING!
Great for children and pets it has no sharp edges. Eastern Aluminum Manufacturing lifetime product warranty and Southern Fence and Rail exclusive 2 YEAR LABOR WARRANTY.
Our most popular aluminum fence style. Features smooth top safety rail with no sharp edges. Most popular heights of 4′ tall and 5′ tall. Approved for most HOA’s, and meets Knox County, city of Knoxville, Farragut TN, Blount County pool codes.
TENNESSEE POOL CODE IRC PDF
Knox County has currently the 2018 IRC adopted for pool codes. This is updated about every few years as needed. Note this is Knox County, Tennessee with fence height requirement 4′, and City of Knoxville, Tn is 5′ fence height basically the same otherwise.
Many aluminum fence contractors will sell you whatever they can get the cheapest and whatever is available. What makes a standard 4′ aluminum fence swimming pool code compliant? The key here is that the bottom rail to the next higher rail has to be 45″ to be Tennessee code compliant. Notice the two Lancaster examples. Both are 4′ high, both have less than 4″ spacing, the difference is the bottom rail on the left (pool code) is all the way to the bottom. That is considered a non climbing rail (45″ between rails).
Pool Code Aluminum Fencing
All about Aluminum Gates
Aluminum gates are normally matching the same style as the aluminum fencing. Point of entry gates are often same style but feature an arch to distinguish the gate from the rest of the fence.
Basically there are point of entry gates, landscape gates, double gates (cars), estate gates (large ornate driveway) and access panels (intentionally removable sections).
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TOP 5 Aluminum Fence Questions & Answers
Here are some of the most popular questions I get about residential horizontal backyard privacy fencing.
Southern Fence and Rail
Knoxville – Nashville