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Types of Composite Fence Pickets

Decorate the yard, garden, or wall off any outdoor space with the help of a white composite picket fence from A composite fence or synthetic fence picket is a board or panel used for fencing made from a mix of recycled wood, fiber, and plastics. Styles of composite fencing change based on the mixture of recycled materials, and the shape design of the fence panel. For example, the popular dog ear composite fence picket is a plank ending in an angled slope, mimicking the classic white picket fence design seen on TV. These fences can be made from reclaimed wood like cedar, cherry, and oak while mixing with plastics and fibers like hemp. offers a great selection of colors for composite fences as well, coming in classic whites and blacks to natural looking wood stains. Find classic picket, trellis, lattice styles of fencing and more at

Composite Fence Picket Sizes

The size of a composite fence picket panel will vary based on style and purpose. The veranda composite fence picket, for instance, is commonly found in 6 by 6 foot paneling. Sizes range based on the width of the fence and the overall height of the pickets. While 6-foot fences are popular, other common fence heights are 8 feet, 12 feet, and even low 3.5 inch composite fence pickers. Some styles of fencing will naturally vary in height due to its design, or place entrance gates shorter than the rest of the fence.

Pros and Cons of Composite Fence Pickets

Composite wood fencing differs from other fence materials due to its recycled and blended nature. While natural wood has its charm, it's weaker than other frames and requires constant maintenance to keep away rot. Composite fencing, however, is resistant to water and rot damage without any special coatings. They last longer than standard wood fences, with a lifespan of over 20 years. Their durability also makes them easy to care for and low maintenance fencing. Insect, weather, and water damage are a thing of the past, meaning the only maintenance the fence requires is a fresh coat of paint now and again. However, the eco-friendly wood alternative is sensitive to sun fading and can grow and shrink in size when temperatures change. The quality of the product will depend on the specific blend of recycled wood used, making them less predictable than natural wood alternatives. Still, their longevity, durability, and wide style variety make composite wood fence pickets an excellent choice for any yard or garden.