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Privacy and Semi-Privacy Fences: Tips From a Top Fencing Contractor in Tampa, Florida

Full Florida Privacy Fence From Our Tampa Bay Fence Company

The basic description of a full privacy fence is a fence that provides a completely obstructed view of your property from both the outside and the inside of your yard. A full privacy fence is typically constructed out of wood or vinyl. These fences are created using pickets that are placed right next to each other without any spaces unlike semi-privacy fences. Full-privacy fences have many benefits in addition to obstructing the view. Here are a few:

A Florida Privacy Fence Blocks Sound

Because a full-privacy fence is a solid barrier, disruptive sounds outside of your yard, such as traffic or loud music, can be significantly decreased. While a full-privacy fence may not completely block out every sound, a barrier like a full-privacy fence can definitely create a more peaceful environment in your yard and home, which allows you to enjoy your outdoor space in peace.

A Full-Privacy Fence is Easier to Clean

Because full-privacy fences are constructed by either placing pickets directly next to one another as with either vinyl or wood fence or by installing solid sheets of vinyl between posts, it eliminates any spaces and hard-to-reach areas, making them easier to keep clean.  

Being a top-rated fencing contractor in Tampa, Florida, means that we offer many types of full-privacy fences, including both vinyl full-privacy fences and wood full-privacy fences. Whichever you choose from our wide selection of wood fences or vinyl fences, our experienced fence installers will get the job done right! 

Semi-Privacy Fence

As the name indicates, semi-privacy fences offer a good amount of privacy but not as much as a full-privacy option.  A semi-privacy fence may have some space between the pickets and will generally offer more privacy than a decorative fence. Just like full-privacy fences, semi-privacy fences have their perks. Here are some of the benefits:

Let Some Light and Airflow in!

If you want to install a fence that allows some air movement and sunlight to filter through, all while retaining a good deal of privacy, then a semi-privacy fence may be the best option for you. The minimal spaces between pickets in a semi-privacy fence can help add light and comfort to your yard or outdoor living space, avoiding the feeling of being ‘boxed in’. A cool breeze on a hot summer day can make all the difference in the Florida heat!

Semi-Privacy Fences Can Reduce the Feeling of Being Closed In

Full-privacy fences are great for creating an enclosed space, but they can leave property owners feeling cut off from the outside world. However, the spaces between pickets of a semi-privacy fence are perfect for allowing some visibility, making it possible to see trees or other natural features outside of your fence. Semi-privacy fences can create the privacy you desire without completely cutting you off from what’s going on outside.

Semi-privacy fences are a middle ground between a Florida privacy fence and a decorative fence. Elite Fence and Outdoor, your expert fencing contractor in Tampa, Florida offers a variety of styles of semi-privacy fences. Both vinyl and wood are great options for a semi-privacy fence, but there is an additional option that works well, which is chain link fencing with PVC privacy slats. Privacy slats are long pieces of durable PVC that are woven into the chain link mesh to create a semi-private barrier.  

Is a Florida Privacy Fence or Semi-Privacy Fence Right For You?  

Whether you choose a full privacy or a semi-privacy fence, you can rest assured that both will provide an attractive and sturdy border around your property. This provides a barrier to keep your children and pets safely in your yard, giving your property added security and boosting your curb appeal. 

Our team of experts at Elite Fence and Outdoor, a leading fencing contractor in Tampa, Florida is available to answer any questions you may have about your new fence installation. Take a look at our gallery and read our testimonials to see what people are saying about our quality products and service. If you would like to use our professional installation services, check out our convenient instant quote tool, which can help you compare the prices of different semi-privacy and full-privacy fences for your Tampa, FL property!

Use the Best Fencing Contractor in Tampa, Florida!

Now that we’ve shown the differences between full privacy and semi-privacy fencing, it’s time to get your specific questions answered by an Elite Fence & Outdoors pro! Reach out to our team of professionals who know just what you need to install a fence that will look great and meet your needs. Use our free instant pricing tool online or call our friendly staff by phone at (813) 817-0392. Come see why the Tampa Bay, FL community loves Elite Fence & Outdoors!

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