Fencing in Ottawa – Different Fence Products

What Fencing Product to Choose?

As a fence building contractor based in Ottawa we can tell you what your options are here in the city.  There is a wide variety of fencing products to choose from here in the Ottawa Valley and we install them all.  In this post we will go through all the different products explain the pros and cons as well as the associated price (these are not quoted prices). Hopefully this info will help you in your decision.  First of all would be the least expensive and least attractive………

Chain Link Fencing

  • This type of fencing in our eyes is the least attractive, however it does serve it’s own purpose.
  • Generally used only as security and provides absolutely no privacy
  • It’s commonly used where long fence lines are required and privacy is not a concern
  • Pricing would start at $18/linear foot
  • It also comes in a variety of colors:  galvanized, black, green, brown or white

Pressure Treated – Wood Fence


  • There are many different styles to choose from when building a wood fence.  Most common would be a privacy fence (as pictured above) or good neighbor/shadow box style, quite often lattice is added to the top of the fence for visual purposes only.
  • Pressure treated wood is a preserved wood made to last approximately 20 years, with a wooden fence some regular maintenance will be required.
  • This type of wood can be stained or sealed if you wish to do so but it is not required as the wood is already treated
  • It’s one of the most popular types of residential fence because of the lower cost and that it is a privacy fence.
  • Pricing would start at $26/linear foot

Western Red Cedar Fencing – Wood Fencing


  • This is our favorite type of fence and the picture above should tell you why……It’s absolutely beautiful
  • As it is a wood product it’s available in all the same styles as the pressure treated product.
  • Not only do we offer Western Red Cedar but Eastern White Cedar as well
  • Cedar is a product that should last at least 20 years, it is recommended that you stain or seal this product to maintain the beautiful appearance.  With that said you can also let it grey if that’s the look you want to achieve.
  • This is also a popular type of fence which is acquired by it’s beauty.
  • Some regular maintenance will be required.
  • Pricing starts at $33/linear foot

Iron Fences


  • The most elegant of the fencing family.  Perfectly suited for any climate.  Although it doesn’t provide any privacy it’s looks will charm you into relaxation.
  • All iron fences we install are quality long lasting products with minimum 20 year warranty on the paint.  A quality iron fence is powder coated and not painted.
  • There are various styles to choose from that will definitely suit your taste.  Many colors are available: black, white, copper vein, silver vein……
  • This is a maintenance free product with the exception of adjust the gate hings every few years.
  • Pricing starts at $45/linear foot

PVC/Vinyl Fences


Becoming more popular for it’s maintenance free properties is a definite consideration for every homeowner.

  • All of our PVC Fence products have a 25 year manufacturers warranty.  We only install quality long lasting products, no cheap imports!
  • PVC Fence comes in a variety of styles however the style in the picture above is most common.
  • Pricing for this product starts at $40/linear foot4

Sim Tek Fences

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  • This is a plastic product and not to be mistaken as a PVC product
  • Most likable for it’s natural stone looking appearance
  • This is one of the best fencing products on the market
  • This product starts at $70 per linear foot


*  Not to reader, we apologize for the cut and dry blog post the next post will be interesting & exciting.