Ranch Rail Fence Options

Thinking of fencing in your property? This becomes a daunting task when working with multiple acres of land. Traditional fencing systems can be pricey, or may not fit your land's needs.

This is where Paramount Fencing comes in. With 17 years of experience, Paramount Fencing provides many ranch rail and field fence options in the Central Florida market.

We at Custom Fence Oviedo have done extensive research on the different ranch rail systems in hopes that it will help aid homeowners and landowners in making the most informed decision when it comes to fencing in their land.

Standard 3 Ranch Rail

Pro:  Traditional ranch rail wood fence is an economical way to define the perimeter or a property line.  It is structurally sound when the posts are spaced four and eight feet apart: however, when using a one-inch board, posts spaced four feet apart will assist in preventing warping, bowing, and sagging as age and time takes its toll.

 Con:  Wood requires a high level of maintenance.  As a result, additional budgeting for preservation will be necessary.

5 Ranch Rail with Shelf Top

Pro:  Five ranch rail wood fence is a bold and substantial way to define the perimeter or a property line.  It is structurally sound when the posts are spaced four and eight feet apart: however, when using a one-inch board, posts spaced four feet apart will assist in preventing warping, bowing, and sagging as age as time takes its toll.

Con:  Wood requires a high level of maintenance.  As a result, additional budgeting for preservation will be necessary.

3 Ranch Rail with Wandering Edge

Pro:  The Wandering Edge Series of ranch rail wood fence is a statement.  When placed on a perimeter or a property line, that old-world Florida feel flares and creates a sense of modest eloquence.  It is structurally sound when the posts are spaced six feet apart and the 2” thick boards will assist in preventing warping, bowing, and sagging as age and time takes its toll.

Con:  Wood requires a high level of maintenance.  As a result, additional budgeting for preservation will be necessary.

Vinyl 3 Ranch Rail

Pro:  This is a traditional ranch rail fencing system that uses 1 ½” x 5 ½” horizontal rails.    CertainTeed vinyl features a 2” x 6” rail which is thicker and more substantial 

Con: The manufacturer is located up north.  As a result, production time is approximately 10 - 12 weeks from the point of order.

CertainTeed Color Blends

CertainTeed 3 Ranch Rail

Pro:  This is not a traditional ranch rail fencing system that uses 1 ½” x 5 ½” horizontal rails.    CertainTeed vinyl features a 2” x 6” rail which is thicker and more substantial CertainTeed products also come in multiple unique color blends, and feature a wood-grain texture with the strength and durability of vinyl. CertainTeed Projects also come with a lifetime manufacturer's warranty.

Con: The manufacturer is located up north.  As a result, production time is approximately 10 - 12 from the point of order.

CertainTeed 4 Ranch Rail

Pro:  This is not a traditional ranch rail fencing system that uses 1 ½” x 5 ½” horizontal rails.    CertainTeed vinyl features a 2” x 6” rail which is thicker and more substantial CertainTeed products also come in multiple unique color blends, and feature a wood-grain texture with the strength and durability of vinyl. CertainTeed Projects also come with a lifetime manufacturer's warranty.

Con: The manufacturer is located up north.  As a result, production time is approximately 10 - 12 from the point of order.

Still having a hard time deciding which ranch rail fence would work best for you? Give us a call! Our experienced estimators would love to meet with you and help you make an informed decision.

And don't forget- when choosing any wood fence, be sure to protect your fence posts with PostSavers!

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