Are Privacy Fence Slats Right for Me?

Nov 15, 2018 | Chain Link Fence

Are Privacy Fence Slats Right for Me?

Have you heard about chain link fence slats? They are a popular solution to add privacy to chain links fences. They are commonly used in industrial settings but are also a great option for many residential yards. Here’s some factors to consider when deciding if chain link fence privacy slats are for you.

Do you have a chain link fence?

Chain link fences are one of the most common types of fences because they are durable and affordable. Do you have a chain link fence? Privacy slats are installed into the mesh of chain link fences, so they can’t be added to other types of fencing. However, if you don’t have a fence at all, or are looking for a completely new fence, chain link fences can be installed with the slats already installed.

Are you looking for increased privacy?

Do you have noisy neighbors? Live on a busy road? Have kids who like to play in the yard whose safety you’re concerned about? Does your dog bark at bypassers through the fence? Maybe you just want to be able to enjoy your yard without having to worry about anyone looking in at you? There are many reasons why you might want privacy in a yard. Unfortunately, chain link fences are some of the most common fences and they aren’t known for privacy. If you have a chain link fence and need more privacy, slats are a quick way to solve the problem and make you feel more comfortable in your yard. 

Are you looking for an affordable solution?

There are many ways to get more privacy for your yard. Many of them involve tearing out your existing chain link fence and installing a brand new, more expensive fence. However, chain link fence slats are a much cheaper option than replacing your fence with the same result of increased privacy. We offer many varieties of fence slats at every price point, so there is bound to be an option that is affordable for your yard. There isn’t a much cheaper way to add privacy to your home.

Are you willing to do a little work yourself?

Chain link fence slats do need to be installed piece by piece. If you choose to do this work yourself, know that you will have to spend an afternoon or two carefully sliding the fence slats into the chain link mesh. This is a little bit of work for a lot of payoff, and it’s much less work than tearing out the fence and installing a new one. If you’re willing to do a little bit of work yourself or hire someone to take care of it for you, chain link fence slats are a very affordable way to add privacy to your yard.

If you don’t want to install chain link fence slats by hand, it’s okay! We offer chain link fences that are pre-slatted. These are rolls of mesh with the slats installed that just need to be hung to the chain link fence posts. Installing a chain link fence with factory-inserted slats is one of the fastest ways to add privacy to any yard.


Slats are a great option for many homeowners who just want a little more privacy for their yards. If you think that chain link fence slats are the right option for you, be sure to check out our variety of options.


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