If you are a pet owner or your neighbors have wandering pets, your life can be made easier with a new fence to contain your property. Maybe your neighbor’s unsightly yard has given you thoughts of moving to a new neighborhood. No need to move, you can have an attractive privacy fence installed. There are many reasons why people buy fences. Are you wondering “Do I need a fence?”- here are three things to consider.
A common concern for pet owners is dog containment. Consequently, a smart cedar picket fence can enhance the appearance of your property and also keep “Rover” safely at home. Therefore, Ornamental steel and aluminum systems have a classic look. Additionally, Ornamental fences are typically maintenance free and are equally effective at containing pets.
Homeowners with small children looking for a lower cost way to keep their little ones safe may choose a chain system. Hence, chain link fences are a great way to contain any size yard at an affordable cost. Galvanized chain link systems have been available for many decades. Vinyl coated black, green and brown can be more attractive options. In summary, if you live in a neighborhood with an HOA, be sure that they allow chain link systems as many do not.
Visually blocking out the things that are beyond your borders is easily completed with a Privacy fence. It will provide a layer of security as well. These fences have many benefits but are often not allowed in front yards due to city regulations. Privacy fences can be made of cedar, vinyl or composite (Trex) materials. Cedar would require a level of upkeep (staining, board or post replacement, etc) but with vinyl and composite, effort would be minimal.
Fences can add a great amount of security to your home and for your family. A high quality, sturdy fence will be extremely effective in keeping animals or intruders off your property. Also, it will improve the appearance of your home, and can enhance privacy as well as the aesthetics of your landscaping.
In the end, the reasons you purchase a fence are unique to your needs and a qualified fence professional can help you make the right choice.