Chain Link Looks So Good
Chain link is a woven metal grid made with galvanized steel wires, which can be coated with vinyl to add color and protect against rust. The wires are run vertically and bent into a zigzag pattern. Fence heights vary from 3'-12' tall, and common heights for residential use are 3', 4', 5' and 6' tall. Considered an economical fencing material, chain link is categorized by gauge (6-13, with lower numbers indicating greater strength) and mesh size (3/8"-2-3/8", indicating the size of the openings). Gauge 6 is typically used for heavy industrial fences, and 3/8", 1/2" or 5/8" mini-meshes are for higher security.