What makes Summit Fence Better?

The Appearance:

Better Fence Pickets

  • Supreme grade cedar
    • Western Red Cedar #1 or #2 grade or better.
    • NO PRIOR SELECT
  • No bad boards installed

The Strength:

Better Posts

  • Pressure treated pine
    • No less than #2 grade with ground contact treatment
  • Posts are set on 7′ centers, not 8′
  • Set in concrete
    • 4-6′ fence – 24″ in concrete
    • 6-1/2′ fence – 30″ in concrete
    • 7-8′ fence – 36″ in concrete

The Durability:

Better Nails

  • Aluminum ring or screw shanked nails
    • Will not rust leaving streaks
    • Holds longer as 2 x 4’s age preventing pickets from backing out
  • Hot dip galvanized nails
    • 16d used on framework only

The Support:

Better Rails and Baseboards

  • Pressure treated pine
  • Baseboards – 2 x 6 and 2 x 12
    • Beveled to shed water
  • Three rails on most designs

The Movable Portion:

Better Gates

  • Galvanized steel frame
    • Anti-sag construction
  • Quality coated gate hardware
    • Powder coated finish for long life
  • Gate latches – 2 types available
    • Maxima – lockable both sides
    • Thumb Latch – traditional

The Craftsmanship:

Better Crews

  • Experienced in quality fence installation
  • Crews equipped with radios
  • Follows strict Summit Fence standards
  • Respectful of your property