Wood Fences Built To Last
Providing Western Red Cedar and Pressure Treated Wood Fences
Katy TX, and Fort Bend County
Residential Wood Fences in Katy TX.
Emerson Home Enhancements has been providing fence installation for over 20 years, our most requested residential fence is wood fences. We build wood fences and gates in any style our customer requests. Whether you are looking for a basic wood fence or want upgrade options such as kicker boards, 8-foot options, horizontal fences, or board on board wood fences we have the knowledge, skills, and experience to build your fence right and according to your style preference and allotted budget.
The great thing about working with our fence builders at Emerson Home Enhancements is we genuinely care about the craftsmanship of the fences we are constructing and take a customer service approach to ensure that we know exactly what our customers want while educating them in the process so that they have a fence that stands up to the test of time and Katy weather elements. We suggest due to our humidity and high temperatures to go with either cedar or southern yellow as both wood materials can handle Katy, TX subtropical climate. While we are not the cheapest wood fence builder in the Fort Bend area, we never slap two boards together and call it a day. Our fences are built with the highest craftsmanship and include using screws and a three-brace system. The wood fence posts are secured with one full bag of concrete to ensure your wood fence lasts as long as possible, in fact, our cedar wood fences are covered with a 3-year labor warranty. We offer this warranty because we know the quality of our work as well as the quality of materials, we use to build your fence.
Benefits A Wood Fence Provides
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First Time Customers
Awesome service- very friendly and flexible-looked at several other issues and fixed some on the spot-upfront pricing and no hassles-Emerson is A+++++ don't hesitate -glad to have found them on thumbtack-will be working with them again soon.
Ruzben Thumbtack 3/12/21
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Cedar Fences vs Pine Fence
One of the most important factors when choosing to have a fence installed or replaces is the material you choose to use. The type of fence material will be one of the determining factors as to the lifespan of your fence. Many of our Katy, TX customers are unsure as to rather or not to use pine or cedarwood. Not all wood is the same in fact pressure-treated pine and cedar, our two most popular types of wood fences are vastly different.
Southern Yellow Pine Fences
Southern yellow pine also referred to as pressure-treated lumber is popular in Fort bend because they are more economical. The southern yellow pine we use has been treated with chemicals and is Kiln dried to aid your pinewood fence from shrinkage and warping which is a common issue in Katy hot and humid weather. In addition, the chemicals used to treat this pinewood helps to prevent decay, insect damage, and fungus. While the chemical process makes your pinewood fence sturdier, the average lifespan you can expect is 15 to 20 years. However, around the fifteen-year mark, most Katy homeowners will see noticeable changes in the fence such as rotting and splitting. In addition to installing pine wood fences, we also offer fence repairs. If you notice boards are starting to rot or warp, we recommend repairing the fence as soon as possible so that you can get the full lifespan of your pinewood fence. While pressure-treated lumber is more durable than untreated pine wood fences neither type of fencing material has the lifespan that cedar provides.
There are two options for constructing a cedar fence they are easter red cedar and western red cedar. Most Fort Bend County homeowners choose western red cedar as this wood can take extreme heat and rain which Houston TX is notorious for. When wood is exposed to moisture the fence expands and contrasts zapping the strength from most wood grains, but western red cedar is unbelievably resilient because the trees that produce this lumber contain natural resins and tannin oil that preserves this cedar while also repelling mildew and insects. This type of protection is not available in pressure treated fences which makes cedar wood fences pricier but as they say “you get what you pay for” if you want a wood fence that offers a distinct look and provides the most durability a cedar wood fence is a right choice for your Katy property. When cedar wood fences are properly maintained these fences can last 30 to 40 years. The best way to maintain your cedar wood fence is to clean it once a year, seal the fence every 3 to 5 years and have fence repairs done right away. Emerson Home Enhancements does not only install wood fences, but we maintain and repair them, making us the most viable choice for your wood projects.
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Wood Fence Unique Features
While most of our Fort Bend customers choose solid board Cedar wood fences Emerson Home Enhancements offers you the option of customizing your fence. Some of these upgrades include:
The most requested upgrade our Katy customers ask for is kicker boards, sometimes known as a rot board. We simply add a piece of pressure-treated wood to the bottom of the pinewood fence so that the fence does not connect with the ground. The purpose of adding a kicker board is to protect your pinewood fence from moisture and other outdoor elements that cause wood rot. The pressure-treated kicker board is designed to handle ground contact, unlike a pinewood picket that has not been treated so it makes sense to have a kicker board added to the bottom of your fence if cedar is out of your budget.
Board on Board Fences
The most common privacy fence is our board-on-board fences. When we construct your fence, we overlap the vertical pickets where every other board is attached to the opposite side of the fence rails, creating a gap in the fence. These board-on-board wood fences provide homeowners a stronger more durable fence. If security is an important feature in your fence, then board on board with a locked gate will provide you with maximum security. We use pressure-treated posts that are set in holes packed with concrete, these posts will stay in place to survive the harshest weather Houston faces. Board on Board wood fences will allow your family and pets to enjoy their backyard without worrying about them wandering off or strangers invading your yard. In addition to board-on-board fences, we also offer decorative latticework to the top of your fence to create a more aesthetic appeal. Our decorative wood fences come with your choice of square and diamond patterns.
Horizontal Wood Fences
Our horizontal fences are constructed of fence posts and horizontally oriented fence boards. We do not use a stringer and our posts are spaced 6 feet apart to prevent your fence from sagging, which is a common feature in all of our wood fences. The main reason people choose horizontal fences is they are built with the highest grade of lumber and provide an up-to-date modern look.
Split Rail and Ranch Style Wood Fences
This type of fence has been around for hundreds of years and is most commonly used to contain cattle and mark grazing and property boards with a split rail wooden ranch fence. Split rail wood fences are simply yet rugged in appearance and consist of wood posts that have two or three rails. The split rail fence post is generally not capped because it is such an uninvolved fence style. The fanciest split rail wood fence we offer is rounded cedar wood posts and rails to provide a cleaner look.
Ever heard the saying “white picket fences” well if this was your dream then consider adding one to your Fort bend property as a means of containing small children and pets or simply to add a decorative touch to your front or backyard. We offer our customers three styles to choose from including dog-ear, arch, and gothic.
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Pressure Treated Pine
Do you need repairs for your wooden fence? Get in touch before Katy hot and humid season makes the fence worse.
Choose the #1 Fence Builder in Katy TX
You can trust our team at Emerson Home Enhancements, to deliver you a superior wood fence that is built for longevity and according to your request. We focus on providing a hassle-free experience from the moment you call us until the moment your wood fence is installed or repaired. We provide our Katy customers with fair upfront pricing, no mess left behind, and convenient scheduling options in addition to:
3 year Labor Warranty for Cedar Fences
18 mth Labor Warranty for Pine Wood Fences
Standard Fence Come with 3 Brace System (at no additional cost)
We Build Wood Fences with Screws Not Nails
We Offer Fence Repairs and Annual Maintance