Fencing is an important aspect of any house and reflects the tastes of the owner. You will receive the applause and the accolades when the fence perfectly complements your house. So if you are on the verge of redoing your fence, then stop and think. You could use this to make a lasting impression on guests and visitors to your house. There are several options of house fencing. One of the most popular house fencing is using wooden materials. For instance, the traditional picket fence is made of wood, painted white, 4 feet or shorter, with narrow vertical boards and gaps wider than the boards themselves.