How to Choose an Aesthetically Appealing Chain Link Fence

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Believe it or not, there are actually several different types of chain link fence types. The reason few people know this is because all chain link fence styles feature the standard woven framework fixed to anchored, iron stakes.

Though most think that chain link fences are less than aesthetic in comparison to other types of fencing, like a picket fence, but there are actually several different styles that can turn a stark looking fence into a gorgeous landscape addition.

Netting Size.

Galvanized steel chain link fences come in a variety of different weights or gauges. The lower of which being heavier, and more expensive, while the higher gauges are thinner, and and less expensive. Typically, chain link mesh is available in an 11, 10, or nine gauge. The meshes’ diameters vary as well, with the most common diameter being two inches, though there are larger squares available in the heavier gauges.


Chain link fences come available in stainless steel, galvanized steel, or PVC coating, which is often the most preferable and appropriate for a residential setting. Their rubberized coating also provides a softer, smoother finish, and adds another layer of rust protection, too. However, fences with this type of coating are usually more expensive.


These PVC coated fences can also come in a variety of different colors. The most standard of which are black, brown, and green, as the more natural and organic the color, the better it’ll blend in with its surroundings.

Not all chain link fence designs need to be so stark. With the rage gauge, coating, and color, a chain link fence can become an attractive part of any landscape. If you have any questions, feel free to ask in the comments. Continue:

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