Expert Split Rail Fence Installation

For over 20 years, R&M Fence has been the hallmark of craftsmanship in Kentucky’s fencing industry. We wear our reputation as Kentucky’s split rail fence specialists with pride, having transformed countless landscapes since 1999.

Why choose us? It’s simple. We don’t just build fences; we bring your vision to life.

Experienced Installation Team

Behind every great fencing project is a team that understands Kentucky landscapes. Our multi-talented professionals ensure every fence is more than just wood and nails – it’s a work of art.

No landscape is too rugged, and no design is too intricate. With a solution-oriented attitude, we rise to every challenge, aiming to exceed expectations.

Precise Measurement and Planning

Precision is key when building split rail fences. Your dream guides our hands. By understanding your vision and the fence’s purpose, we measure, mark, and map everything with accuracy so that your fence fits like a glove on your land. This thorough approach guarantees an impeccable and efficient split rail fence.

Efficient Installation Process

We value your time. However, efficiency isn’t about rushing; it’s about accuracy. Our installation process has been refined over the years.

From the initial post layout and digging to setting fence posts and attaching panels, every step prioritizes coordination. Our team works in perfect sync, ensuring seamless progress at each stage.

Quality Control and Inspection

We don’t compromise on quality. Even after installation, our job isn’t done. We execute stringent quality checks. Our experts examine every nook, ensuring there’s no oversight. Each rail is checked for alignment, every post for stability, and all gates for functionality.

Custom Split Rail Fencing Designs

Every split rail fence tells a story, and we want yours to be unique. Our design philosophy is deeply personal.

Tailored Design Consultations

Your dream is our design’s foundation. Through tailored consultations, we dive into your ambitions, choices, and practical needs. This collaboration will begin our design process, ensuring the final split rail fencing resonates with you.

Diverse Design Options

Every premise and its needs are different. Our design range celebrates this individuality. Whether you gravitate towards robustness, sophistication, or majestic charm, our catalog offers a match for every taste.

Personalized Material Selection

The core of a fence lies in its material. Besides aesthetics, it defines durability, maintenance needs, and function. From classic wood to contemporary aluminum, your split rail fence will be tailored to perfection.

To guarantee quick service and unmatched quality, we have a vast inventory on hand. Only the best traditional and modern materials are sourced. And if you have specific requirements, our custom-order feature ensures no compromise.

Explore our materials and their unique characteristics here.

Unique Features and Accents

Though a wood split rail fence mainly acts as a practical component, it enhances the property’s aesthetic look. This is why we offer many unique features and accents. From detailed designs to exclusive fixtures, our variety will upgrade your fence’s visual charm.

Get started on your ideal split rail fencing. Request a free estimate now or reach us at 859.485.9198.

High-Quality Materials and Craftsmanship

At the heart of every R&M Fence installation lie two fundamental elements: materials and craftsmanship.

Premium Split Rail Fence Materials

The endurance and lifespan of a split rail fence depend on the materials used. We’ve built strong relationships with top-tier suppliers. Each material, from the main rails to the tiniest fixtures, assures durability, longevity, and visual allure.

Experienced Craftsmanship

The line between a decent and an outstanding split rail fence lies in craftsmanship. Our team, rich in expertise, delivers superior performance with every setup. We credit our excellence to being precise in measurements and installation.

For the DIY enthusiasts, our Walton, KY facility is your treasure trove. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a passionate homeowner, we’ve got the tools and materials you need. Professionals deserve the best, and we make sure they receive it.

Durability and Maintenance

We’re proud of our fences, designed to endure daily challenges and Kentucky’s diverse seasons. Our fences are resilient, and a touch of maintenance extends their lifespan. Should you ever notice anything off with your fence or just have a question about its care, we’re a phone call away, ready to help.

Northern Kentucky’s Trusted Split Rail Fence Installers

Our customers echo our commitment.

“I would like to compliment the crew that installed the fence. They made sure to ask us questions and get the game plan of what we wanted before starting the installation. They were incredibly respectful and professional. They worked very efficiently. You have an amazing crew with that one.” – Andrew Jones

“I wanted to thank R&M Fence, specifically Nick and his field team, for an outstanding experience. We had a lot of complicated parts to our fencing needs for a new pool, and the office team, Nick, and his team exceeded our expectations.” – Scott Shelton

“Thank you for the wonderful job. Your crew showed up on time! That is a plus in the current time. They were courteous and cleaned everything up afterward. Thank you again!” – Penny Brooks

Discover the R&M difference for yourself.

Local Expertise

Our deep-rooted connection to Kentucky means we understand its people, heritage, and needs. Decades of local experience ensure our solutions are spot-on. From design inspirations to addressing specific needs, we get Kentucky like no one else.

Free Consultations and Estimates

We swear by transparency. Knowing the importance of well-informed choices, we offer consultations and no-obligation free quotes, ready to guide and assist.

Get a free quote today or reach out to us at 859.485.9198.


What is a split rail fence, and how does it differ from other fencing types?

A split rail fence, also known as a log fence or zigzag fence, is a type of fencing made from timber logs that are split lengthwise. Unlike board fences or panel fences that provide a solid barrier, split rail fencing has a more open, rustic design, usually consisting of two or three rails. They are ideal for covering large areas and are often used in rural settings or to define property boundaries without covering the view.

Why would I choose a wood split rail fence over other materials?

Wood split rail fences offer a natural and rustic aesthetic that many homeowners and property managers love. They blend seamlessly into natural landscapes and are perfect for historic properties or areas with scenic views. Additionally, wood is a renewable resource, making a wood split rail fence an eco-friendly choice. It has a lesser carbon footprint than many synthetic materials. With proper maintenance, wood split rail fences are durable and long-lasting.

How do I maintain and care for my split rail fencing?

Regular maintenance promises the longevity of your split rail fence. Start by routinely inspecting the entire structure, paying attention to junctions and ground contact points. Checking the fence for signs of damage or wear should be a top priority. Replace any split or rotting rails immediately. At least once a year, or after any severe weather events, do a thorough examination. Periodically, apply a protective sealant or stain to ward off moisture damage and repel pests. Cleaning and removing any moss or mildew is essential for the fence’s health. Lastly, keep the area around your fence clear of heavy foliage or debris to prevent damage.

How long does a wood split rail fence typically last?

The lifespan of a wood split rail fence varies based on the type of wood used, the local climate, and how well it’s maintained. Other factors, such as soil quality, proper installation, and exposure to pests, also influence longevity. Typically, with proper care and maintenance, a split rail fence can last anywhere from 15 to 25 years. Investing in rot-resistant woods or treating the wood with protective sealants will help extend the fence’s life.

Can a split rail fence be customized to suit my property’s needs and aesthetics?

Absolutely! While the traditional design of a split rail fence is simplistic and rustic, there are many ways to customize it. You can choose from different types of wood, add more rails, incorporate mesh or wire for added security, or even integrate unique design features or gates. Consult with our team to explore the diverse options available and tailor split rail fencing to perfectly match your property’s needs.