How do I build a partial privacy fence?

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How would you put up a partial privacy fence in a rental backyard?

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  • Annie Annie on Nov 24, 2019

    Hi Tracy, you could put some posts in the ground and screw lattice to them. Would that work for your yard?


    Or if you could hang a shower curtain, you could put a colorful sheet there to give some privacy.

  • Sharon Sharon on Nov 24, 2019

    Inexpensive bamboo fencing from the garden center and some metal fence posts you can pound into the ground would do the trick. It comes on rolls in various heights and sizes of bamboo. https://www.google.com/search?client=opera&q=bamboo+fencing+rolls&sourceid=opera&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8

  • Betsy Betsy on Nov 25, 2019

    Hi Tracy: Ask your landlord if he will put up a fence. A no is better than a missed yes:) And, I'd check with them before doing anything. Most alterations are the tenant's responsibility to pay for and become property of the landlord when the tenant leaves. So, take that into consideration. Good luck

  • Laura Cooper Laura Cooper on Nov 29, 2019

    The home improvement stores sell fence panels that are 6 or 8 foot sections. They only require the support posts to hold them in place and you can do as few or as little as necessary. We have a gap on our rental land that needs some privacy and one panel does the trick. If the landlord prefers, they are easy to remove when you move.

  • Gypsy Gypsy on Nov 30, 2019

    Another way is to look on this site, I've seen several ways to create temporary privacy!