A wood fence requires regular maintenance to prevent rot and discoloration. Proper paint or stain should be used regularly and rotting fence posts should be repaired or replaced immediately. If installing a fence for the first time you can go with a time-saving pre-made fence made of wood, metal, or plastic.
>Repair a Picket Fence [eHow.com]
>Installing a Pre-made Fence [Hammerzone]
>First-time Fence Install [DIY Network]