Determining which privacy fence is the cheapest varies from region to region based on what material is used to build it, what the installer wants to charge, and whether accessibility is a priority. It is important for property owners to do their homework and search out products and compare materials to each other. These projects are usually a large investment. The initial cost of a project is just the beginning; if a product is chosen that requires continued maintenance and upkeep, that must be included into the overall cost. This is why vinyl privacy fencing has become the product of choice for property owners. Once installed, the property owner needs to do very little to keep it looking as good 10 years or longer as it did the day it was originally installed.