Common forms of temporary fencing include a variety of plastic fencing or panels constructed of chain link, steel or wire. Fencing commonly consists of individual panels that can be set up around the perimeter of the desired area to be fenced in.
Synthetic fence is generally available preformed, in a wide variety of styles. It tends to be easy to clean, resists weathering and has low maintenance requirements. However, it also can be more expensive than comparable materials, and cheaper products can be less sturdy than more traditional fence materials.
This is a structure that circles the perimeter of an area to prevent access. These fences are frequently made out of single vertical metal bars connected at the top and bottom with a horizontal bar. They often have spikes on the top to prevent climbing. Residential perimeter fences are normally made of wood about six inches thick, or a solid wall.
In agriculture, fences are used to keep animals in or out of an area. They can be made from a wide variety of materials, depending on terrain, location and animals to be confined. Most agricultural fencing averages about 4 feet high, and in some places, the height and construction of fences designed to hold livestock is mandated by law.