12 Best Outdoor Privacy Screens for Every Style and Budget

Because your backyard should be a judgment-free zone.

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April 27, 2021

Good fences make good neighbors. But when that’s not enough, a pretty, new privacy screen may do the trick. Whether you’re enjoying skyline views from your apartment balcony or soaking up the sun on your deck in the suburbs, we’ve found a privacy screen tailor-made to fit your needs. Best part? Our privacy screen picks are equal parts fashionable and functional so you can keep prying eyes away from your outdoor space without sacrificing style.

Privacy screens that double as outdoor art? Yes, please. This durable outdoor screen features a unique abstract motif that adds movement and interest to your outdoor design. The striking screen is made to last with a scratch-, frost- and crack-resistant design with a powder-coated finish infused with UV-inhibitors to reduce fading over time. Each screen comes with freestanding riser feet for easy setup and is available in a black, gray or white finish to best suit your outdoor space.

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Shape up your deck or patio with this chic chevron privacy screen. The geometric partition is crafted from laser-cut galvanized steel that promises to resist erosion from the elements and develop a striking patina over the years. Each screen is powder-coated and comes in your choice of a bold black or a warm, terracotta finish.

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We’re starry-eyed over this celestial-inspired privacy screen. The modern star privacy screen is crafted from galvanized steel and features a dreamy laser-cut motif. Scoop up the powder-coated screen to create privacy on your bohemian deck or contemporary patio, and style with other star-powered accessories to achieve a heavenly outdoor design.

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Looking for a simple privacy screen for your deck? This steel-framed fabric screen checks out. The freestanding trifold screen design is lightweight and makes a failproof buy for anyone who anticipates moving their screen around their outdoor space. Each screen features all-weather, UV-resistant fabric with a dainty stripe detail that adds texture to any porch or patio design.

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Shroud your space in privacy with a little help from these trellis screens. The traditional stained trellis set is crafted from wood and can be leaned or mounted to an existing wall or attached to an outdoor planter. Use the duo as-is for a handsome outdoor barrier, or put them to work as support structures for climbing vines and blooms.

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Escape the hustle and enjoy some much-needed privacy on your city balcony with this weather-resistant screen. The budget-friendly screen is crafted from high-density polyethylene that allows the breeze to pass through to maintain comfort during the summer months. The striped screen comes in eight classic patterns and neutral hues to fit your aesthetic and comes with free zip ties for stress-free installation.

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You don’t need a green thumb to create a gorgeous wall of climbing vines; you just need this lifelike hedge privacy screen. The unique design features a mesh backing topped by a blanket of glossy ivy leaves that create a realistic backdrop for your outdoor space. Secure the screen to your current deck or fence to create a natural, attractive barrier between your outdoor space and your neighbors.

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Swap a freestanding privacy screen for this sophisticated alternative. The outdoor roll-up shades are a must-have for anyone hoping to create intimacy and extra shade on their covered porch, patio or pergola. The cordless shades are crafted from PVC and feature a wood grain finish that yields the look of natural bamboo shades. Best part? The PVC material is approved for all-weather use, promises to reduce heat and comes equipped with 80-percent UV protection. Snag the wood-inspired design to add texture to your outdoor space or scoop up the same durable shades in a classic white finish for a crisp, streamlined look instead.

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$129 (Set of 2)

Classic bamboo with a modern twist? Join us in drooling over this privacy screen design. The decorative composite fence panels feature a statement-making bamboo silhouette in a rich, espresso finish that fits well with both neutral and vibrant color stories. Each panel is sold solo with measurements of five-by-three feet and can be used individually and in multiples to create a custom privacy screen for your outdoor space.

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$32.99 (Set of 4)

Escape the eyes of passersby on your modern patio with these artificial hedge panels. Each panel measures two-by-two feet and can be configured in various layouts to fit your style and space.

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This stately, four-paneled wooden folding screen is a must-have staple for expansive outdoor areas. The substantial design measures six-by-six feet and is constructed from solid wood for long-lasting use. Each panel features a slatted, weathered wood design that offers ample privacy while also inviting the summer breeze into the outdoor space.

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This three-paneled wood privacy wall promises to shield your porch or patio in style with slatted walls and two dreamy planter boxes. The impressive screen is constructed with solid wood panels and features easy-to-adjust hinges that allow you to maneuver the panels to a position that fits your needs. Add your favorite blooms to the base planters and enjoy your secluded outdoor space.

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