How to Improve the Appearance of Your Chain Link Fence

How to Improve the Appearance of Your Chain Link Fence

Chain link fence is the most economical fence solution we offer. And while we install them to the best build quality out there, there are a couple things you may want to consider if you want to improve its look and appearance.


  1. Grow flowers and vines through it

This is a great option if you consider yourself to have a green thumb!  It may take some time, but the results are absolutely stunning and can really add to the appearance of your yard or garden.

chain link fence with flowers in Edmonton

  1. Put colored cups in the spaces to create a beautiful colored pattern

This is a really unique idea. Find a bunch of colored cups that are the right size to snugly fit in the wire holes.  You can then create unique, eye catching patterns that will make your fence pop.  Check out the pictures below for examples.

cups in chain link fencing

chain link fence with pattern

  1. Cover it with an awning.

There are chain link fence awnings you can purchase to place over your fence.  It’s very simple to install and can really improve the look of your property.

fence awning

  1. Install picket fence boards over it.

This can easily be done yourself with some of the right tools. Simply attached picked fence boards onto the one side of the fence.

chain link with picket style slats

  1. Install slats

You have probably seen this before, where slats are installed vertically along the fence by sliding it through the links.  There are many different types of slats you could choose, and you should have to much difficulty finding these.


Here’s another helpful article on how to pretty up your chain link fence. Click Here

We hope these suggestions spark some ideas!!  If you’re looking to get a chain link fence built contact Fence Builders Edmonton today!!

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