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The aluminum fence chart below is just a guide. Do not commit to all of your post holes in advance of receiving your products. Both ends of each fence panel are inserted and “set” within each post so you gain very little, if any, distance in your fence runs with each post. The measurements below are approximate. We strongly recommended that you round up your fence run footage measurements to the next foot. Fence panels can easily be trimmed (the width) on-site. Let’s say you have a 23-foot straight run. Order four 6-foot wide fence panels and then you can trim a foot off one of them on-site, or you can trim 3 inches off of all 4 panels. NOTE: The following does not apply to fence panels with rings / circles added to them because it changes the spacing between the vertical pickets… and the on-center spacing.

POOL FENCE WARNING: Be careful when using this chart if you’re fencing is going around a swimming pool. Most jurisdictions (not all) in the USA require that you have LESS THAN 4 INCHES of spacing between the vertical pickets. This means that you may have to trim some of the fence panels, at each end, on-site (easy to do). However, you need to make sure you have enough length in your fence panels so that if you need to trim the panel at each end, to have less than 4 inches, that you have enough product to do so.

GradeWidthActual WidthPost*On CenterPickets
Residential5′ wide
5′ wide
63 inches
63 inches
2″ x 2″
2.5″ x 2.5″
63 3/4 inches
64 1/4 inches
13 / 26
13 / 26
Residential6′ wide
6′ wide
72 inches
72 inches
2″ x 2″
2.5″ x 2.5″
72 1/2 inches
73 inches
15 / 30
15 / 30
Residential7′ wide
7′ wide
85 3/8 inches
85 3/8 inches
2″ x 2″
2.5″ x 2.5″
85 7/8 inches
86 3/8 inches
18 / 36
18 / 36
Commercial6′ wide
6′ wide
6′ wide
72 inches
72 inches
72 inches
2″ x 2″
2.5″ x 2.5″
3″ x 3″
72 1/2 inches
73 inches
73 1/2 inches
15 / 30
15 /. 30
15 /. 30
Commercial8′ wide
8′ wide
8′ wide
98 3/4 inches
98 3/4 inches
98 3/4 inches
2″ x 2″
2.5″ x 2.5″
3″ x 3″
99 1/4 inches
99 1/4 inches
100 1/4 inches
21 / 42
21 /. 42
21 / 42
Industrial6′ wide
6′ wide
6′ wide
71 1/2 inches
71 1/2 inches
71 1/2 inches
2.5″ x 2.5″
3″ x 3″
4″ x 4″
72 inches
72 1/2 inches
73 1/2 inches
14 / 28
14 / 28
14 / 28
Industrial8′ wide
8′ wide
8′ wide
100 inches
100 inches
100 inches
2.5″ x 2.5″
3″ x 3″
4″ x 4″
101 inches
101 1/2 inches
102 1/2 inches
20 / 40
20 / 40
20 / 40

*These are approximate measurements and to only be used as a guide.  Margin of error ± 1/2 inch.

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