11 Surprising Reasons You’ll Love Fencing That’s Barely There
Friday, May 1st, 2020 at 3:48pm.
So, turns out the right kind of fence can actually make your yard feel bigger.
We'll just come out and say it: Privacy fencing can come off as a little rude. Oh sure, there are occasions for it — to block out traffic or corral an Olympic jumper of a dog.
But for most yards in most neighborhoods, we're all about a more neighborly boundary. We call it the anti-privacy fence. It comes in many forms — like glass, cable, and aluminum — that you can see through, but each one does the job of a legit fence without turning your home into a compound.
Here's why we love it.
#1 It Lets the Breezes Blow
A solid privacy fence not only blocks neighbors' wandering eyes, but also air flow. That's something to consider, especially if your house or garage creates a barrier on other sides. A refreshing breeze helps dry damp areas — discouraging mold and plant-killing fungus growth — and keeps seating areas from feeling hot as Hades in the summer.