Best Fences for Children

What to consider when your objective is to keep your children safe and secure in the backyard. There are lots of fences out there, I have picked the best ones specifically for children. What if you also have pets? Check out the BEST FENCES FOR PETS you will notice certain fences have multiple uses. So do your research and choose the right fence for all your specific needs.

Children’s Fencing

What makes the best children’s fences? Height, picket spacing, smooth materials, no sharp edges and self closing self latching gates.

Consider the ages of the children who will be in the backyard. Infants and toddlers or middle schoolers.

The minimum height for children is 4′ to keep them in the backyard. A smooth top rail and no sharp edges in case they decide to climb the fence.

However, a taller fence like 5′ to 6′ will keep strangers from reaching over the fence. Add sharp picket point tops and that discourages unwanted visitors from going over the fence.

BEST WOOD FENCES FOR CHILDREN

BEST ALUMINUM FENCE FOR CHILDREN

BEST VINYL FENCES FOR CHILDREN

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Privacy Fencing vs Open Visibility

So here the discussion goes to solid privacy fence where you are shielded from outside view vs openly visible fencing like picket or aluminum fence.

 

 

Best Fence Layout Design for Children

Layout visible from deck, patio, or back window. Starting at the back corner of the house and over to the side property line, then down the side and across the back.

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Children’s Gates

Children’s gates need to be strong, safe and secure. The hardware should be well out of reach of toddlers. We recommend D& D Technologies Magna-Latch to keep out of the reach of toddlers, easy for adults. When thinking of the gates you do not have to limit yourself to the same as the fence. A decorative gate will be a nice accent to your fence and designate the point of entry for your guests.

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Best Aluminum Fences for Children

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Lancaster Aluminum Fence

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Best Wood Fences for Children

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Lancaster Picket Fence

Lancaster wood picket fence click the button below for full details.

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Coventry Privacy Fence

Coventry wood privacy fence scallop with french gothic post tops

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Avalon Privacy Fence

Avalon wood privacy fence arch privacy fence with decorative post caps.

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Best Vinyl Fences for Children

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Summary Best Fences for Children

In summary the Best Fences for Children will be according to your specific needs. All of the fences here are smooth, no sharp edges and vary in height and picket spacing. 

Take into consideration your child’s needs and we are happy to consult with you.

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Knoxville – Nashville

865-386-5456

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