Concrete fencing, also known as concrete split rail fencing, is a kind of fence that resembles wood but is actually made of — you guessed it — concrete. It is most often formed in a split rail fashion, so it has a very open, simple, and rugged look. These are made from a precast mold and come with several different color options, gray being the most popular.
With a concrete fence, you can get all the natural beauty of wood without the rotting, splintering, and warping. Concrete fences are a great option for subdivisions, golf courses, and backyards. This fence style is available in a two or three rail, split rail design.
You can compare fencing types here to find out if a split rail fence is right for you.
Because they are made of reinforced steel and fiber, as opposed to wood, concrete fences are virtually maintenance free. Our only suggestion is to spray it down with a garden hose when it gets dirty.For more information on fence maintenance, read our free Fence Maintenance Guide.
Concrete fences can last up to 25 years or more. It is generally considered one of the most long lasting materials for fencing, because concrete and steel are more durable than wood.
Because they are not made of wood, concrete fences are resistant to rot and splintering, making them last through decades of different weather exposures; something Colorado is well-known for. Not to mention, when installed as a privacy fence, concrete is naturally one of the most sound-resistant fencing options to choose from.