How To Make Your Yard Private

March 16th, 2012

US Aluminum Services is dedicated to providing quality work and beautiful results. Our services include fences, pergolas and lattice.

Fences, Gates and Rails. US Aluminum offers aluminum fences, vinyl fences, wood fences, gates, and rails and up to 12 different styles within each of those categories. Additionally we offer a limited lifetime warranty on all materials.

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Pergolas and Lattice Covers. US Aluminum offers pergolas in the following colors:

  • -white
  • -bronze
  • -sand
  • -adobe

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Our fences, pergolas and lattice covers can help create privacy for your yard as discussed in the following article from HGTV Remodels.

“When in a garden or on a patio, you want to feel that you’re in an intimate space — in a room not exposed as if you’re in the middle of the driveway or street,” says Risa Edelstein, president of the Ecological Landscaping Association.

That’s not so easy when your back yard looks out on your neighbor’s hot tub, your tranquility is constantly interrupted by road noise or your house sits in a new development with scant tree canopy. Here are some strategies for creating more privacy:

Fences. Privacy settings for fences range from private (solid tongue-and-groove or board) to semi-private (slat, picket, spindle or lattice) to rather public (rail). A topper made of lattice or circle cut-outs makes a solid fence feel less oppressive.

When considering materials, keep in mind the maintenance involved. Wood typically needs to be resealed, stained or painted every few years. Low maintenance options include powder-coated aluminum, vinyl and composite, all available in neutral shades of white, brown, black and green. Check local zoning regulations to ensure you have proper permits and do not exceed height restrictions, which are often lower for parts of the yard visible from the street.

Lattice. Lattice screens are a versatile and easy-to-install building element. They can be employed as semi-private walls on a deck or patio — or as the underpinning for a porch or deck. You can use lattice to corral an HVAC unit or garbage cans. Available in various weaves and grid patterns, lattice partners well with a range of materials and textures including stone, brick and board fence. Flowering shrubs, roses and vines add more privacy as the lattice becomes a textured back drop.

By Laura Fisher Kaiser
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About US Aluminum Services, Corp

Founded in 2004, US Aluminum Services, Corp. is a fully insured and state certified construction company that complies with all Florida Codes for the construction industry. US Aluminum Services offers the best designed, best installed, and best backed warranty in the business. All services are executed to the exact specifications of our customer’s request. Our materials are top of the line, made exclusively to US Aluminum Service specifications by the top manufacturers in Florida. Their services include Florida screen rooms, patio and pool enclosures, sunrooms, architectural columns, pergolas, gutters, pavers, and fences. www.us-aluminum.com

 

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