Wood Fence: Scorpion Fence installs all types of Wooden fence. Here are just a few of fences we have installed. Wooden fence is typically a great way to enclose a yard as long as you use either Cedar or Treated wood. Never stain or paint treated wood unless the chemical treatment has dried completely. Its always a good idea to stain your fence rather than paint it, painting it typically requires more work down the road to to expansion and contraction of the wood. Staining is the easy way to protect your fence. If your wanting a privacy fence always use a concrete footer. Privacy fences are prone to more wind and require a stable foundation, otherwise your fence will look like its doing the wave in the next storm. Build a great fence the first time and never worry about it for years. A Wood fence may last between 15 to 25 years if it is treated and taken care of. Less expensive than Vinyl and able to still provide beauty and protection for the purpose you have in mind.